The Struggle to Find Adulthood Friends

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The friendships we develop as children are vital to our social and emotional growth, confidence, and general happiness. But what happens when we become adults — with children of our own and demanding jobs and making friends suddenly does not seem so easy? How do we make time for new friendships when we barely even have time for ourselves?

Marla Paul struggled to make friends as an adult when she relocated from Dallas to her hometown of Chicago. Paul is the author of "The Friendship Crisis: Finding, Making, and Keeping Friends When You’re Not a Kid Anymore."