Being just friends after dating
Second, taking the time to think about what friendship means to you will make it more likely that you will see opportunities to start conversations in more natural settings – at the supermarket, in the post office, or in the park.So, give some thought to what you’re looking for in a friend. Friendship takes time, effort and advance planning.In our search for companionship, technology is a blessing and a curse.On the one hand, services like Skype and Facebook allow us to stay connected with friends and family throughout the world.The longer you stay in your own cocoon, the greater the chances that you will slip into an even darker mental state, like depression. Once you prepare yourself mentally for the road ahead, it’s time to define what “friendship” means to you.After all, as the Cheshire Cat in Alice in Wonderland said, “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.” What do you value most in your friends?
Yes, people are busy and there is a chance that you won’t get a response.
No matter what your preferences, it pays to be conscious in your choice of friends. First, and most obviously, when you know what kinds of friends you are looking for, you can choose to engage in activities that will give you an opportunity to meet new people of your choosing.
For example, are there political, religious, sports, social or other groups that you could reengage with?
Think about the type of person that you’d like to meet and you just might increase your chances of meeting them!
One of the easiest ways to find friendship after 60 is to reconnect with your old friends form high school, university or work. Sometimes the people that you find you have the most in common with may not be the people that you knew when you were younger.