I work a lot in ministry with young adults in transition through different parts of life transitions. One of the most common complaints I come across is the difficulty in making good friends. With so many people talking about it, it’s almost surprising these people don’t find each other more easily, but the truth is that the current digital culture gives the illusion of making it easier, but there no shortcuts to friendships. In my latest post at Austin CNM, I discuss some issues and challenges in making friends as a young adult.
When you are in school it is easy to meet other people with similar perspectives and interests because the educational systems categorize and do the grouping for you. For most of us, it’s so natural that we miss how easy it makes it to begin friendships. Once you leave school, making friends is a very different challenge. Categories grow broader and people are often less open to forging new friend fashions because they require such huge investments of time and effort.
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