20 Ways to Make New Friends

When you were a kid, making a new friend was as easy as offering someone a prized sticker. It's a little harder as an adult, but it's certainly not impossible. These simple tips should help you snag a new BFF in no time (no scratch n' sniff sticker required (21 Photos)

Ronnie Koenig on Oct 11, 2012 at 3:25PM

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20 Ways to Make New Friends

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Age Up...or Down

We often look for friends who are around the same age as us, but don’t ignore older or younger people -- they can offer you insights or new perspectives that you might not get from a friend who’s at the same life stage as you.

“Both older and younger friends can expose you to a whole world of new experiences,” says LeRoy. “It can even be as simple as a movie you’ve never watched because it was released before you were born or a band you’ve never heard of but absolutely love. They will also have unique responses to issues or problems you may be facing, which can give you a whole new perspective.”

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