Alone in desert
Friendships can no longer be defined by the number of years you've been friends, its becoming more apparent that in the 21st century all of us need to consider the idea of short-term friendships. We have to open ourselves up to the possibility of having close friends that we know will only last for a short while.
Yoanne Clovis sitting on the quays of Vancouver.
Learning the unique social codes of a new country can be a challenge for any newbie. For Yoanne, not only has she done it in many different countries but she has now decided to help others do the same. Yoanne Clovis is the founder of Serene Expat, a service dedicated to helping people enjoy all the thrills of starting...
Two women on swings
Being an adult kinda sucks. Work, bills, taxes... with all the responsibilities that come with being an adult, it can be difficult to find time to maintain the relationships that are most important to you. While bills, work and other obligations may feel like chores, friendship shouldn't. Check out our simple tips to...
Scrabble letters FRIEND
Surprisingly my 3 years, 9 months and 8 days in Sweden have resulted in 2 Swedish friends. If my math is right, and it might very well not be, I have added one Swedish friend to my circle of friends every 686.5 days. Outside of my two Swedish friends, I have 3 Russian, 3 German, 2 Portuguese, 2 Turkish and 1 Jordanian...