Making friends as adults is WEIRD. I actually had a conversation with fellow editor 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!
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?