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  1. August 29, 2012
    Terese says

    Hi Amanda,

    Your post has so much truth to it that I felt as if it was me writing it myself! I was born and raised in San Francisco and most of my friendships that I have had threw out my life have somehow turned out to end on a sour note. I find its very hard to meet genuinely nice girls in this city, who also take life a little bit on the serious side, like not working at the bar for the rest of their life and living with 3 other roommates! It would be nice to meet a girl or a group of girls who want to have a carrier and maybe a place of there own or will move in with the boyfriend at some point, who are family oriented.

    I am 29 years old, and even though I have not been able to achieve some of the most important things I was hoping to achieve in my 20’s, step by step is all I can do. For sure this economy has set me back!
    I signed up on to attend some girl meet up groups and the few that I attended were a bust. I am worried being that I am at the end of my 20’s and next year will be in my 30’s the friends I will make will be Mom’s because at some point I’ll get married and have kids!

    I don’t know if it’s this city or I am too old fashioned, or I have watched WAY too much Sex In The City and I keep dreaming I will meet my 3 other amazing friends.

    I try to stay hopeful but it is very hard.

  2. April 5, 2013

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  3. September 6, 2014

    A great post! I share more suggestions on how to meet friends after college on our website. Once you let go of the awkward feeling, it’s fun to open your eyes to opportunities everywhere to meet people. The worst that can happen is they are rude and don’t engage; but remember it’s their loss.

    Catherine | meeting friends after college on


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