Make New Friends When You Lose the Old

Karen Venable, founder of Roommates4Boomers, writes in her guest post on Sixty and Me:

In the Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, it’s suggested that you discard items in your home that don’t bring you joy.

The same could be said about friends, I suppose. But what about when a friendship you treasure gets taken from you? When you lose a friend because she moves, or you do? Or there’s a rift due to divorce, or a change in jobs or interests? Or the ultimate tragedy happens – your friend dies?

The joy in your life has been diminished.

Is this an inevitable part of the process of growing older? Yes, unfortunately it is. But does it mean that your life has to constrict, becoming smaller and lonelier as time goes on?

Absolutely not.

Karen explains why you should – and how you can – make new friends. Click here to read on.

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