Thirty per cent of respondents admit they have lost friends in a break-up.
Respondents voted that the hardest part of making new friends is not having enough time, followed by finding people with similar political, religious, cultural and other views, as well as social awkwardness.'Friendships are important and precious, but the older we get, making and keeping friends becomes more difficult as we juggle competing priorities,' said Nicole Kryda, a spokesperson for Not 4 Dating, which helps people make platonic friends.
However, according to a new survey of 1,000 people across the country by platonic friend-making website Not4Dating.com, BFFs may be more true to their name as 55 per cent of people say they have kept the same best friend over the last decade.
In fact, entering a relationship is the third biggest cause of losing friends – the top two being moving away to a new city and simply drifting apart.
Because, let’s face it, sometimes making new female friends is hard, sometimes harder than dating.
Either way, you wouldn't be in the minority of adults if you sometimes wished for a new friend or two to enter your life.
We’re here to help you meet platonic friends online and then connect in real life.
The company was formed by two sisters that live on opposite sides of the US, both in a similar predicament for different reasons: Aimee had moved a lot – 5 different states over a ten year period, starting over each time trying to make new friends in a new city and every time leaving behind great friends.
Social Social is a social networking site for women in the U. Girl Friend Girl Friend matches new friends offline by connecting circles of women in local cafes and wine bars in 35 U. It is free to join unless you live in one of their major cities (such as Chicago, San Francisco, New York City, or Los Angeles), then it's unlimited access and matches for six months at .95.
Women can also search the site, post events, and list friendship "classifieds" where members can specify the types of friends they are looking for.