Becoming an adult can be quite daunting and weird. Suddenly, you’re expected to be self-sufficient, have your shit together, and not eat cereal for dinner. Plus, you’re forced to figure out the totally weird predicament of making friends as an adult!
Now it seems like everyone has their social circles solidified and significant others locked down, and making friends is a lot trickier than hitting “accept” on Facebook. Your social life can meander if you don’t make it a priority.
The importance of friendship for our overall happiness is massive. Yet the idea of making new friends and meeting new people can feel like an overwhelmingly complex task. So for those of you who struggle to make friends and meet new people, this helpful guide will give you a breakdown of areas to tackle and hopefully help you realize just how easy making friends can be!
If 2016 taught us anything, it’s to power up your girl squad. We’re all familiar with the term by now. A quick search on Google will lead you to Taylor Swift’s Instagram photos with an envy-worthy group filled with celebrity darlings, each one of them inspirational in their own way.
Maybe you’ve heard of #squadgoals (of course you have). It started floating around the Internet when T-Swift released the music video for her song ‘Bad Blood.’ Best pals Selena Gomez, Gigi Hadid, Cara Delevingne and Karlie Kloss all made an appearance, showing the world that when Taylor calls, the squad comes running.
The truth of the matter is, you need a few rock solid ladies by your side. No matter how much you consider yourself ‘independent,’ there’s nothing better than a group of badass women who’ve got your back. Plus, having that undeniable bond is what fills our lives with love, happiness, and unforgettably crazy memories.
You don’t need famous models, actresses or singers to make your squad rock. All you need is a couple of gals (or guys!) that are completely loyal to you, and you to them.
So, what exactly do you look for when build your own squad? Here are some great squad goals to aspire to:
Build Your Tribe