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    Default Mummy friends with same interests?

    So here's something I've been wondering...

    So many ladies on here have mentioned how they have trouble making friends with other mums... That even if they go along to play groups/try to talk to mums at school etc. it never seems to work out. I imagine that's down to both personality & interests.

    Imagine if everyone walked around wearing a badge listing their interests... What would catch your eye? What kinds of things would make you think "hey...we might actually have something other than our kids to discuss!"

    All I can think of at the moment are:
    -Science/evidence/reasoning
    -Fooood/cooking
    -Education/child development

    How about you ladies? What badges would your potential friends wear?

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    That would be awesome!!

    Probably
    -reading & books
    -discovering new places
    -family

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    I am shy ...introverted so I have thought of maybe trying to make friends with someone who knows what it's like and feels the same way and knows how hard it can be ....

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    Thanks for replying @purpleflowers, now that's a good idea. I've got quite the social anxiety going on (in real life), and I think it'd be great if someone knew straight off the bat that you find it he'd to talk to them, not necessarily that you don't WANT to talk to them.

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    Oooh, another for my list

    Op shopping

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    @Renn I think we'd have to be besties I'd have all of those on my list. People look at me like I'm a weirdo when I say I love op shopping...

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    Quote Originally Posted by purpleflowers View Post
    I am shy ...introverted so I have thought of maybe trying to make friends with someone who knows what it's like and feels the same way and knows how hard it can be ....

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    @littlelove
    hehe, I'm never sure how people will respond to the op-shopping one. Some people respond with "ohhh, yeah op shopping's great!", and then others, not so much.

    I had a friend at high school who thought I was very strange for op shopping. She once said to me, dead-pan, "If you buy second hand clothes, you don't know where they've been. Someone could have DIED in them."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renn View Post
    So here's something I've been wondering...

    So many ladies on here have mentioned how they have trouble making friends with other mums... That even if they go along to play groups/try to talk to mums at school etc. it never seems to work out. I imagine that's down to both personality & interests.

    Imagine if everyone walked around wearing a badge listing their interests... What would catch your eye? What kinds of things would make you think "hey...we might actually have something other than our kids to discuss!"

    All I can think of at the moment are:
    -Science/evidence/reasoning
    -Fooood/cooking
    -Education/child development

    How about you ladies? What badges would your potential friends wear?
    I'd have 2 out of the 3 you listed! Though instead of education/child development, I'm ashamed to admit I'd have to list trashy tv.



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