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Psychology Today: Modern Bromance 5 Ways for Men to Make Friends

As an adult man, sometimes the idea of making friends seems awkward if not impossible. But at the same time, meaningful relationships (and not just with your wife or girlfriend) are tied to virtually endless positive outcomes. Connecting with friends, or engaging in what we might call a “bromance,” is good for your mind, body, and soul.

Men often forget that we also need to feel connected to others, as it is our evolutionary need for survival.

Nowadays, we may not be literally hunting for food, but we do hunt for financial success, which is a modern expression of our old instinct. If we feel more connected with our tribe, we will lead more successful lives

So here are five ways to branch out, make friends, and find that modern bromance.


1.) Reconnect with old friends.

When’s the last time you spoke to your friends from high school or college? Barring a nasty fallout or conflict of interest, it’s never too late to reconnect with old friends.  Today there are so many ways to reach out to people; send them a message on social media, an email, or a text.

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