Making Friends at Work: The Unwritten Rules
A third of our lives will be spent at work, and considering that the other third is spent sleeping, there is really not much time left to socialize and create a well adjusted social life. That is why its important to make friends at work and try to maintain these friendships. But how do we go about it, is it even...
Making “Close” Friends: Why Proximity Matters
Friendships are a core part of our lives and help us to be well adjusted. However, in today's society the struggle in creating lasting friendship leaves us with more questions on how to improve how we relate. In my quest to establish how to make friends, I realized that physical and emotional proximity help immensely...
Meeting people in Sweden for dinner
Meeting new people in Sweden can be a daunting experience, especially when you are not sure of the local social codes — those which influence when and how is it acceptable to approach someone, what questions are off-limits and at what pace friendships progress.
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...