How to Make Friends as an Adult

On creating connections from someone who’s lived across three continents and nine different towns over the last 20 years

Michael Thompson
SIMPLE
Published in
8 min readOct 31, 2023

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The two men waiting outside my apartment were an unlikely duo. Ishmael, the leader of the two, was a former cop, while his side-kick, Ventura, had the look and laugh of a seasoned criminal.

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Michael Thompson
SIMPLE
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Co-creator of two cool kids • Storytelling Coach •.Fast Co., Insider, Forbes • Free storytelling guide here: https://bit.ly/3h1KZeT