If you feel like you’re sitting all by yourself and want to have friends then …
- reach out
- take a chance
- be awkward for a few minutes
- be brave
- take a risk
- make some friends
It will change your life!
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Do you ever wonder why is making friends as an adult woman can be so difficult?? First of all, there are so many factors to why meaningful friendships can be so hard to come by as we get older. In today’s episode we are talking about how we as women can make friends, and why it’s so important.
First, you’ve got to be willing to embrace the awkward. Reach out to other women where ever you can. Meet women at PTA events, your kids sporting events, church congregations, community events, etc. However, it’s important to embrace that it will be hard, and awkward at first, but making that effort will pay off eventually.
Next, be willing to be brave and take risks to make friends! One of my favorite quotes is, “You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.” Being brave can bring about amazing results.
Making friends as an adult is really hard and really interesting. The only way to create true friendships and true connections is to share your stories and be vulnerable. It will always create connection. It’s finding that person you can feel comfortable sharing those vulnerable situations with.
I have struggled for years to find friends. I had a few great friends that were in the thick of very hard things with me. When we moved it was hard! They lived far enough away we couldn’t do things every day. I was still shuffling little kids to doctors appointments for my 6 month old son who had had a stroke.
As the years have passed I have been given opportunities to be vulnerable. Other women have been vulnerable to me. When we love and accept and embrace those moments – friendship will begin to blossom.
Find those women who can help you have self compassion
Look for friends who can help you be better. Find women who can remind you of how wonderful you really are.
Why do women need each other? I found a study that had been done and loved this quote, “Although men and women do compliment each other, as women we thrive on strong relationships with girl friends. Such strong relationships give women an outlet to share their problems, thoughts, feelings and triumphs with those they feel a close bond with.”
When we make connections with each other we not only become better as individuals but also as a whole. We can make each other better. It gives us opportunities to lift and strengthen each other in our struggles and in our good times too.
When you make connections life gets better for you, for her, your kids, your husband, for everyone!
Take opportunities to reach out – you are not the only one that needs a friend! Be awkward for a few minutes and make a friend. It will change your life.