Sometimes your social circle needs expanding. It doesn’t matter what reason you have, such as whether you just moved or lost a friend. It never hurts to expand your girl gang.
Let’s face it, making friends again is one of the most difficult parts about adulthood. It is almost impossible. It’s almost impossible.
Insert: The Internet. You’re used to dating apps being your main source of romance, but there are many great apps that can help you screen potential friends for friendship. You think that’s pretty cool?
These apps are available for any friend that you might be looking for, such as the bestie or the girl who loves all your Instagram photos and/or the girl who enjoys spin classes and mimosas.
1. Bumble BFF
Bumble BFF, which is essentially the same concept as Bumble, is for platonic friends. It’s easy to create a profile, upload a few photos and add a bio. Then, you can swipe right to your favorite people. The only difference is that the timer for starting a conversation doesn’t have to be gendered. It’s up to either you to make your first move before the match expires.
WINK allows users to swipe left and right on profiles that match their interests. You can choose the gender and age range you wish to connect with and also add your interests, so that matches share at least one favorite activity. Chat directly through the app or send the conversation to Snapchat. It’s like Tinder for friends. (You knew it was going to be said, didn’t?
3. Hey! VINA
VINA was created for women to make friends with other female friends. Matches can be based on common interests, shared activities, and life stage. Different times in your life may lead to you looking for friends who share your experiences or those who understand what you are going through.
Peanut is an app that allows moms to connect with other moms. It was created by Michelle Kennedy who, before she gave birth in 2013, worked at Badoo dating app. As a new mom, she felt isolated and needed to connect with other mothers who shared her feelings. It’s important to have an app that allows you to connect with others who are going through the same emotional journey as you.
Look no further if you are looking for marathon buddies or tennis rivals. ATLETO helps you meet people based on your favorite sport and encourages you to host events or meet up in person. It’s not difficult to have a conversation with someone by jogging or cycling.
Meetup is a great place to find people with more specific interests like knitting in a bar or writing. Simply enter your location to browse events by category. Voila! In no time, you’ll have your crew.
Similar to Whisper, Friended allows you to share random thoughts in controlled environments. Other users can reply to your messages or send you encouragements privately. You can exchange pleasantries that will hopefully turn into something else, or at least make you feel less alone. Strangers are a great way to validate your feelings. While you might still be holding on to your phone while out in public, there will be someone who is kind.
Twitch is an excellent way to meet new people, especially if your streamer status is already. Twitch communities can transcend the internet boundaries, with Twitch users hosting IRL Twitch meetups every day. You can also join or create Discord. Many streamers have Discord chats with their fans. They discuss streamers and games and are always open to new members. It’s not only for video games. In recent years, Twitch was taken over by beauty gurus and sex columnists as well as wellness consultants. There is nothing better than sharing a love for livestreams.
Skout has been around since 2007. They’ve been friends (and dating!) ever since. Skout has been around since 2007. It is very simple. You can use it to make friends wherever you are. ).
Nextdoor is a great way to find out what’s going on in your neighborhood, from yard sales to babysitting gigs. This is not as simple as saying “Hey, I want to make friends!” It can feel more natural to integrate into your community.