Making new friends as an adult is hard. Outside of the convenience of a structured environment like a school or job, where do you meet new people that you can connect with? How to initiate those conversations and not get burnt out or bored by small talk? When you find someone you do spark with, how do you grow that connection into something more?
This zine will provide answers to all these questions and more! These 60 pages of content contain exercises to help you figure out what you're looking for, action steps that you can do right now, and the most gentle of cheerleading to encourage you along the way! 💪🏼☺️
- Figuring out your friendship needs
- Two different paradigms for meeting new people
- A small talk template!
- Growing an acquaintance to a intimate friend
- Introducing vulnerability into a relationship
About the Author
Gwendolyn Weston is a Brooklyn-based programmer and accountability coach who helps people accomplish significantly ambitious goals, habits, and re-inventions. She's previously worked with Apple, StitchFix, and Tumult and currently continues to freelance as a mobile developer. In her free time, she does everything from songwriting to blues dancing to hosting a monthly open mic at New Women Space. Her favourite shade of purple is #A157E8.