School plays an important role in helping us find people with similar interests. It also provides us with enough time to build great friendships. But when it’s over and we enter the real world, it can be challenging to find and maintain friends.

Today, we’re exploring ways to cultivate meaningful friendships as adults and how to identify potential obstacles.

Here are the highlights from this episode:

(02:24) Having a shared interest can really help.

(03:36) Repetition helps us feel safe.

(04:35) We have more power and choice over what we do.

(06:26) We have friends for a reason, a season or a lifetime.

(07:59) The expectations that we place on people.