How to Find New Friends As an Expat

Expatability Chat

15-03-2023 • 37 mins

How to build an active and fulfilling social life for yourself overseas.

When you live abroad an important element of your life is your social circle; your network, your support system. AKA Friends!

“So, no one told you life was gonna be this way”

Sometimes we can feel so lonely overseas that it causes big problems such as depression, wanting to go home and more.

In fact, a lack of a support network is often cited as the number one reason for expat failure.

So, let's prevent this from happening in the first place! Let's make sure that you've always got the tools to help you find your own support network, wherever you are in the world.

So, how can you build an active and fulfilling social life for yourself overseas? In this episode, I’ll tell you how, and share 10 actionable tips you can use to build an active and fulfilling social life for yourself overseas.

Making new friends as an adult can be challenging; making new friends as an expat doubly so, but it is definitely possible. It can take time and effort, but it's worth it.

And I’ll share something really exciting to make sure that you always have your own support network with you at all times.

So, whoever you are, wherever you are in the world, wherever you’ve come from, wherever you’ve been, wherever you’re going, I’ll be there for you.

🎶
"I'll be there for you
(When the rain starts to pour)
I'll be there for you
(Like I've been there before)
I'll be there for you
('Cause you're there for me too)"
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Friends theme song by The Rembrandt



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