Hard To Make Friends As An Adult

Hard To Make Friends As An Adult

Friending as an adult sucks! Join hosts Macey & Ryan as they explore the hardships of making friends as an adult. Each week will explore a different category of friendship as well as how adults can make and keep friends from that group. Macey & Ryan will give an honest, and, at times, hilarious, review of various friend categories while sharing their own experiences and stories. These married podcasts hosts were friends first and looking to shed light on the importance of platonic friendships post-college. Macey hosts multiple Meetup groups with over 8,000+ members across the United States, meaning she knows a thing or two about the awkwardness of adult connections. Tune in each week to gain inspiration for taking control of your social life as an adult!


January 18, 2023 21 min

Making friends on vacation (or planning trips with your friends!) is a great way to maintain a healthy social life while also seeing some rad new places. Hosts Ryan and Macey discuss the benefits and perks of having travel friends. While making friends on vacation might seem daunting, there are many apps and ways to connect, no matter where your passport takes you. So follow us and listen every Wednesday as we discuss why it's ...

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Almost everyone has relied on the internet or various apps to make connections and friendships, particularly post-pandemic. Online friends are a great option because there are many ways to meet potential BFFs, and you often have a shared hobby or interest. Ryan and Macey discuss some of the friendships they've made online and why websites and apps are great tools for building community. Just make sure you don't get catfishe...

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January 4, 2023 9 min

It's a New Year, and you might think it's time for new friends! Join hosts Ryan and Macey as they motivate & discuss ways to stick to your resolutions while building friendships. It's hard to make friends as an adult, and each year it only gets harder - make 2023 the year you reclaim your social life! Tune in every Wednesday for tips, tricks, and funny stories about friending post-college.

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December 21, 2022 19 min

We're taking a break and doing this episode a little differently than the others to discuss something rarely talked about - adult isolation! During the holiday season and other times in your life you may feel quite lonely, particularly if you are going through a grieving period, failed relationship, or life setback. Hosts Ryan and Macey share their experiences and provide tips on combating isolation. A more "serious" ep...

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December 14, 2022 26 min

Co-workers... you either love them or couldn't be paid to hang out with them! Join hosts Ryan and Macey as they discuss the co-worker-friend category. This category looks different for everyone because we all have different ideas of professionalism and boundaries in the workplace. You see your co-workers more than anyone, so they can be excellent friend potential! Please tune in and make sure to follow us on social media @h...

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December 7, 2022 24 min

It's hard to make friends as an adult, and even more difficult if your hobby is Netflix and chilling! Hobby friends are great to have because they can help inspire and bring more fun to an already enjoyable hobby you have. However, they can be challenging to make if you have few hobbies or if your hobbies are individualistic. Hosts Ryan and Macey will share their opinions on hobby friends, discuss ways to make friends, and dete...

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November 30, 2022 25 min

Bar friends can be easy to make once the liquid courage kicks in! Making friends at a local bar can be a great way to stay connected to your community, attend weekly events, and find friendship with low effort. They might not be BFF potential, but they can be a fun outlet. Join Macey & Ryan as they discuss the pluses and minuses of this particular friend category!

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November 21, 2022 19 min

Hometown friends are a unique category of platonic relationships because they're often made in elementary school based on who also had crustless sandwiches yet somehow wind up staying by our sides into adulthood. The nostalgia and inside jokes give them lifelong friend potential. However, many of us lose contact when we leave our hometowns. Join Macey & Ryan as they discuss the pluses and minuses of this particular friend c...

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