How grown-ups make new friends: handing out coupons

By on Oct 24th

Making friends as adults is WEIRD. I actually had a conversation with Megan about it a few weeks back. We grew up with LOTS of people to make friends with: hey, you like playing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, too? I'm gonna be Leonardo, you be Raphael, and we'll spend all of preschool fighting crime and saving April.

NOW, though — it can be really hard to make new friends. I don't even have time to see my current friends, let alone make enough consistent dates with new people that we can bond.

The Saminal has a solution!

A New Way to Make Friends

We're hoping to hand these out to people we meet that we'd like to be friends with. We have trouble transitioning from meeting someone cool to establishing an actual friendship with said cool person.

These tokens are our take on calling cards but a little less formal and a lot more homemade.

What would you do if someone handed you one?

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About Cat Rocketship

I was the Managing Editor of Offbeat Home for a year and a half. I have a rich Internet life and also a pretty good real life. Hobbies include D&D, Twitter, and working on making our household more self-reliant. I also draw things.