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Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Difficult Making Friends

From the New York Times:

Our story is not unusual. In your 30s and 40s, plenty of new people enter your life, through work, children’s play dates and, of course, Facebook. But actual close friends — the kind you make in college, the kind you call in a crisis — those are in shorter supply.

As people approach midlife, the days of youthful exploration, when life felt like one big blind date, are fading. Schedules compress, priorities change and people often become pickier in what they want in their friends.

No matter how many friends you make, a sense of fatalism can creep in: the period for making B.F.F.’s, the way you did in your teens or early 20s, is pretty much over. It’s time to resign yourself to situational friends: K.O.F.’s (kind of friends) — for now.

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I would love to find a family law attorney in Colorado Spring, Co. My wife keeps pushing for this divorce but I know it's not the best. Even if does go through we need to do whats best for the children.

Posted by: Aaron Banks | Aug 22, 2013 11:49:13 AM

This is a sad but very true reality.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Lawyer Matt Ingham | Aug 23, 2013 9:24:43 PM

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