How to build meaningful relationships after college

1 · Chip Huyen · Nov. 16, 2018, midnight
Since graduation, whenever I hang out with friends, our conversations eventually turn to: “how do you meet new people?” When I ask someone how they are doing, their answer is invariably “good, but I miss having my friends around.” Making friends is hard. In college, you can befriend someone just for the sake of being friends. After college, relationships suddenly become transactional. You need a reason to meet someone. They, in turn, constantly evaluate what you can bring to the table. I’ve had ...