How do you make friends? I just moved to the US and being most of the time remote and in a small office makes it even harder for me to meet people. What do you all do to meet new people if you know no one around?

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It's extremely hard in the US to make good friends. Most people here are only there to gain something from you and in the hard times or when they don't need anything they don't even bother reaching out to you to say hi.

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That sounds a lot like the people I already know, but yeah, unfortunately is hard to find well intentioned and good friends

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Find a group activity. Could be recreational sports related (running club, bowling, etc). Could be volunteer stuff (local dog shelter). Lots of other options.

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Thanks, I'm actually starting Brazilian jiu jitsu on Monday, which I've been planning to do for a long while but I had no academies around me. So I hope I can meet people there

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Hi! 👋 There’s “meetup” groups especially for what you’re looking for: New in town, Just moved and want to explore the area, with different age ranges, hobby or interest groups you can choose from!

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Oh, this sounds great, thanks a lot!

Join small community groups on Facebook! There’s plenty with different interests to do in LA and you can meet like-minded friends that way!

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Thanks, I'll definitely start looking for those kind of groups!

Whatever you do, don’t find them on Discord.

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Why not?

Volunteering is definitely the best - you’ve got people with common interests who are also community minded and/or not totally self absorbed.

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I met my closest friends at church.

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Yep agree

Bumble BFF!

I'm a guy and I find it really weird, like more for not out gay or curious guys than for actual friendships, at least it was that in my country. Also using the same as dating profile is super weird to me.

Back when I was single and traveling for work I would meet girls on tinder, go on dates with them then meet people through them.

I joined a mens baseball league and a softball league. Met all sorts of people and now have a few pretty good friends out of it. My wife met some of the other wives/girlfriends and she has made some friends as well. If you have any hobbies then I’d look for leagues/clubs. Easy way to meet a lot of people that already share an interest with you.

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