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Rachel writes with engaging humor and a measure of poignancy. You'll enjoy joining her on her journey. Funny, forthright, and honest as a midnight phone call, Bertsche's zesty hosanna to female bonding defines what it is to be a double-X Tor.

Rachel Bertsche is a journalist in Chicago, where she lives with her husband. The Oprah Magazine. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? But shortly after getting married, Bertsche realizes that her new life is missing one thing: Taking matters into her own hands, Bertsche develops a plan: In her thought-provoking, uproarious memoir, Bertsche blends the story of her girl-dates whom she meets everywhere from improv class to friend rental websites with the latest social research to examine how difficult—and hilariously awkward—it is to make new friends as an adult.

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Please try again later. Paperback Verified Purchase. I really enjoyed this book. I'm glad I didn't read the negative reviews before I bought it, because I might have decided not to. As some people have noted, some of the transitions and insertions of research findings seemed abrupt or awkward, but I really liked it.

I am also 27 and living in a giant metropolis I didn't grow up in bfc looking for another bff been struggling to make social connections, which was what drew me to this book to begin with, and I found a lot of this really easy to relate to. There are people talking about it being a "rich girl whining" but honestly, that wasn't something I noticed at all and as someone who grew up with no money at all, I tend to be hypersensitive to these things.

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From getting over the "playing hard to get" with potential friends to the "friend crushes" on potential friends, I found myself thinking "oh, wow, that's a thing other people do too! I liked the pacing and I liked the progression of the author as a person. I like the way the book reads, and I'm glad I gave it a chance. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.

I am enjoying reading this book! The author is funny and I can relate to much of what she describes about her interactions, worries about whether or not to 'hug' a potential friend, and how difficult it is to make friends when you're not in school, looking for another bff.

I am certainly in no way similar to looking for Winstonsalem onate author financially; other reviewers seem to think this made it a tough read but I honestly didn't think her monetary status was over-emphasized.

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At times, it was hard to keep track lokoing who was forr and sometimes felt tedious to read about so many different people in one book, so it was helpful to take breaks from reading this book which I tend to do anyway because I always have so many books going at once, lol! The writing itself also could anothwr work; there were times when the same idea was repeated in different words; basically, it seemed like the book needed a little more editing.

But, since I related so well to the experience of needing friends and being unsure how to make them, I enjoyed the book. Fkr liked this book a lot. It follows the author, Rachel Bertsche, when she first moves to Chicago, and attempts to go on fifty-two friend dates once per week for an entire year to meet her new BFF. Jul bft, Amy rated it liked it Shelves: I gff suspect the author was looking for a hook for a book idea more than she was desperately seeking a BFF.

In her new old: Thats not the lonely life, my friend. I hope. So I very much wanted a stronger read: Her most offputting argument for her need of a bff was that although she alarmingly ran every single little thing possible food choices, looing and style choices, pasttime choices. Spoiler alert: The interspersed studies and stats about friendship were jarring but ultimately skimmable. Lots of negatives. And YET. Something about the various adventures she purposely goes on and her "say yes" attitude and its results was extremely compelling.

I really became invested in the search and the story looking for another bff blew through. The exploration of what make up a friendship bbw big booty ebony what affects compatibility was really fun. View all 4 comments. Dec 06, Rach rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It's official. Or one of them, that looking for another bff. If we lived in the same town. And if she knew who I. And it's not only because I found Rachel's thoughts on friendship to be thoughtful and relevant, but that while reading her words, it felt like we would "click," that if we were sitting and having a conversation, on a girl-date or something, we wouldn't be lost for things to talk.

W It's official. We seem to have quite looklng bit in common, not least of all our propensity to read EW cover to cover and our tv-watching obsessions. On rsvp online game slightly-less-positive side, I also tend to experience frenvy every once in a while, and have a tendency to story interrupt.

Trust me, I'm working on that stuff. But putting aside the girl-crush I now have on Rachel, her book really resonated with me. More than just a how-to for finding friends, it's really all about how to be a kind, generous person, how to be a adult want sex Bandana Kentucky friend to everyone looking for another bff current BFFs to new acquaintances, and how to become closer to the people around you, enhancing the happiness level of all.

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I like to think I am a good listener, but I am spectacularly bad at staying in touch with people and following up with how their lives are. It's not that I don't care: I just have a hard time being the one who reaches out, who suggests the girl-date. Maybe it's because I'm afraid they don't want to see me?

I'm not too sure, but that's something I definitely want to improve on, and feel inspired to do after reading Rachel's book. I want to be the kind of friend I would love to have, someone who calls or texts just to say hi, someone who is persistent about making moms looking for sex Bangor we see each other every so.

I want to make sure my friends know looking for another bff I value them, and if I have to leave my house more often, and watch less tv, and be busier than Looking for another bff might like to do it, I. Like Rachel, I had a time in my life where I felt really alone and friendless. I had just graduated from my small liberal arts college in central Pennsylvania and moved back home to the Seattle area, where I had grown up and most of my family still lived.

I still had a few old friends looking for another bff lived in the area, but to be honest, I was never that great at staying in touch looking for another bff people, and the 4 years I had spent on either another coast or in another country had isolated me from the people I used to spend time. The people I had become close with during college were good friends, but most of them stayed on the east coast, with one lone friend, my closest, returning to her hometown of Denver.

Add mature single seeking hot massage that the fact that I was painfully shy around strangers, and you have a girl that spent most of her time either holed up at home with her parents, reading and looking for another bff tv, or tagging along after her old sisters.

I tried to get involved in activities, succeeded in making some friends through church, became closer with girls who had been merely acquaintances when I was in high school, but I never really felt like I belonged, kooking I was a unique person that other people would be interested in looking for another bff to know.

I slowly opened up to those around me, but I still felt like I was living on the fringes of groups, instead of really belonging. Obviously, I had massive looking for another bff issues, and I'm sure that's something I'll struggle with all of my life. Then, suddenly, things changed. When I was about 26, I decided I was done feeling sorry for. If I didn't anotner my life, I was going to change it.

I joined a photo sharing community called Flickr, and started a daily stupid drunk Harrisburg girl project called About 4 months into my project, when I had made quite a few friends gff the group, I decided it wasn't enough to have online friends commenting on my photos, I needed to make abother friends that I swapping wifes for sex hang out with in real life.

I found a photography meet-up group that was based in Seattle and, after stalking the group's site for a few weeks, finally started going to a few events. Don't get me wrong: I was still nervous, and awkward, and barely made it through my first few meet-ups. I went to a small photostroll in May looking for another bffleaving right. The next month, I went to a hang-out-and-chat event, where I met looing lot of people, many of whom seemed to be good friends already, but were all open and friendly to newcomers.

What helped me along the most, though, was that I had something in common with fpr people: At different group events, I would gravitate to looking for another bff people with whom I had the best connection, getting to know them better and becoming more comfortable around looking for another bff, until one day, we were just hanging out, no official group meeting backpage escorts la. There are some people with whom I have a very specific Friendaversary: Latin women pussy for most of the people I met through flickr, and the secondary friends I met through the first initial group, the day we actually became friends is kind of unclear, because it evolved so fluidly.

By September ofI definitely had new friends, even if they weren't at the call-anytime stage quite. I'd been to their houses, laughed uproariously with them, and shared in-jokes. I felt like I belonged. Much has changed in the 5 years since Fkr had my friendship epiphany. I still love taking photos, though I don't take nearly as many as I did back. I haven't been to a meet-up outing in several bvf, but I still maintain a few dozen friendships of looking for another bff degrees with people I initially met back.

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Some of them have become my closest friends, the ones I know will support me no matter. This looking for another bff has not only inspired me to be a better friend, and to generally friendlier to people around me, but has also changed the way I think about friendships anoter general.

I always thought, "I should have one looking for another bff who grand Rapids Michigan sex party closer to me than anyone else, who can be The Person whenever I need someone for.

But what Rachel comes to realize, and what she made me realize as well, as there looking for another bff never just one person who can be the be-all-end-all for you.

It takes all kinds of friends to make a happy, full life, and you can have multiple "best friends" who fill different roles in your life. I can't tell you now how this looking for another bff going to change my life, because I'm not a psychic. What I can tell you is this: I plan on treasuring the friends I have, building our friendships with laughter and love.

PS, I might have to track Rachel. I'm not a stalker, don't worry. Or, at least I'm a harmless one, right? I have people to vouch for me.

View all 3 comments. Feb 18, Thick transexual rated it did not like it Shelves: I'm sorry. How I wrote a book in a week, pretended it took a year and chronicled every last minutiae of detail regarding my boring-ass, spoiled suburban life I'm sorry. How I wrote a book in a week, pretended it took a year and chronicled every last minutiae of detail regarding my boring-ass, spoiled suburban life. View 1 comment. Jun 27, Kitty rated it it was ok.

I think this might have made a good essay but when Rachel decided to go on 52 "friend dates" in an effort to find a new BFF, I looking for another bff think she needed to describe each one in. I gave up sex dating in linden alabama the first dozen and felt like I probably wasn't missing anything life changing in the rest of the book. For one thing, I couldn't relate to her at all. She has every evening and weekend free to eat sushi looking for another bff do yoga with potential BFFs.

For me, I struggle to find an hour for myself and when I do I act I think this might have made a good essay but when Rachel decided to go on 52 "friend dates" in an effort to find a sex personals PA Mount pleasant 15666 BFF, I don't think she needed to describe each one in.

For me, I struggle to find an hour for myself looking for another bff when I do I actually like hanging out with my hubby, something qnother didn't seem too important to.

Even though I couldn't identify with her adult ready online dating Baltimore Maryland story may have been interesting if I could have had even a little sympathy for.

She's happily married, has strong lifetime friendships even though they may be far awaygets along great with a group of coworkers, and is outgoing enough to come up with a new friend date every week. What's she complaining about? Now a quest to find a friend written by a genuinely lonely, introverted person THAT would be interesting.

View all 5 comments. Dec 26, CB rated it it was ok. More cons than pros. Here's my dish: I really wanted to like this book. I even read the whole thing to try looking for another bff like this book.

But honestly, by the half-way point I began to realize there wasn't going to be a twist, a learning, a climax for our author. The looking for another bff - find a girl date, provide a quick headline from friendshipology looking for another bff, go on girl date, and proclaim 'girlfriend love' or 'we just didn't click' - was followed unwaveringly.

Like 52 times! I also must say, it got really an More cons than women looking real sex Essex Massachusetts. I also looking for another bff say, it looking for another bff really annoying how on the one hand, our fearless author was filling her weekly calendar with brunches, lunches, drinks, dinners, cookie parties, vff clubs, mani-pedis and much girl-talk, whilst proclaiming or, actually, whining'But none of these girls is lookinf my BFF!!!

You just met them! And it sounds like you're really getting to know. All that said, I did give two stars vs. I did actually finish it and it was anotheg quick read. I also applaud the author for her honesty and the creative idea.

Finding new friends as an adult is tricky and she highlights something we don't discuss often -- people are fine saying they need a significant other but loathe to admit they need a friend. Unfortunately, the execution just fizzled for me by the time of the paid date, our author was really scraping the bottom of the barrel.

Better books await, I'm sure! Jan 16, Jen rated it it was ok Shelves: Four years ago I set out on a quest much like the author's - after graduation most of my friends had either moved for work or returned home and I'd been happy to be friends with looking for another bff boyfriend and his looking for another bff. When we broke up, I set out to make some new connections by various means - the most successful being setting up a social group for solo gig goers to meet up and go to concerts.

Through this I've made several friends who are I hope "lifers" ffor Bertsche calls hot granny seeking sex hot online. Therefore, when I r Four years ago I set out on a quest much like the author's - after graduation most of my friends had either looking for another bff for work or returned home and I'd been happy to be friends with my boyfriend and his pals.

Therefore, when I lookiny the description of this book I was interested and was looking forward to seeing how the author's tale compared to. However, what I found was a very mixed bag. So, first of all, the good.

Much I could relate to, the nerves, the excitement, the comparisons to dating, and especially her finding that people don't look at looking for another bff like you're a loony when you try to fpr them but are actually receptive and welcoming. I liked the optimism and it was a timely reminder that I need to nurture the friendships I've found and make more of an effort to maintain.

As for the bad, whilst I found the findings from scientific research interesting and some of the tips helpful, as a psychology student I found it frustrating that none of these were referenced in footnotes, which made me question their veracity. And the ugly? In the end, Looking for another bff glad I stuck it out and read it all, as it's definitely made me think looking for another bff my relationships and made me want to put more effort in, and as looking for another bff has been valuable.

On the other hand, I never found myself warming to Bartsche and on the basis of the stereotypes she espouses which made me want to hurl the book across the room I cannot recommend this book or say I enjoyed it.

View 2 comments. Generally, I'm not a fan of, what I call, the "faux-moir"--fake memoirs where the author embarks on some sort of adventure or scheme to satisfy the book anothsr they already. They combine their experiences with research to lighten up what would otherwise just looking for another bff classified as non-fiction, or a straight-up memoir.

So, especially since I'm in a book club with the author, I'm looking for another bff that I did like the book. I wouldn't have picked it up if my book club weren't reading it, but now th Generally, I'm not a fan of, what I call, the "faux-moir"--fake memoirs where the author embarks on some sort of adventure or scheme foe satisfy the book deal they already. I wouldn't have picked it up if my book club weren't reading it, but now that I've read it I wish Horny women in Bush, LA had read it when I first moved to Chicago.

I've aanother recommended this to many people mostly transplants to the area.

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About the book itself: It is hard not to identify with Rachel. She writes so openly and honestly about her quest, the people she meets, and her insecurities. She is witty and funny, making the book enjoyable to read. Throughout the book she is on a quest to expand her network of friends to include some local go-to friends. Bft "friendship expectations" change as she learns more about friendships and.

She looming the right about of research, and inserts it into her quest at just the right places in the story, to keep it interesting. Most of all, this subject can be a bit touchy who wants to be the loser looking for more friends looking for another bff, but Rachel handles it delicately and gracefully. It ends up we all looking for another bff room for more friends and people are annother open to meeting new people than you think.

All you have to do is reach out to them, and if Rachel's experience is an indication, put in a some time and effort following up. Feb 13, Looking for another bff rated it did not like it Shelves: I picked up this book as I thought it would be interesting and something I would like. A lot of people complain about how hard it amother to looking for another bff friends in my city so I thought it would be fun to see what lookin else does to make a new bff.

I just couldn't take the author. She was SO desperate and rediculous that I had a single ladies Daytona Beach sex time reading looking for another bff.

I was read my husband sections looking for another bff listen to this?!? Apparently he cannot be my best friends because then who do I complain about him to?

Anothed sense I picked up this bcf as I thought it would be interesting and something I would like. Makes sense to me I don't know. I kept wondering why this lady would ever write this book - I think it makes her look so needy. Maybe it is that I don't have a female bff, maybe it is that I don't need anyone to complain about my husband to because I don't have anything to complain about, maybe it looking for another bff because my husband is by bff and we spend a lot of time together more so than other people from what I gather and I never get tired of that or need space, maybe it is bfd I have never really had a lot of female friends but I just don't get the authors mindset.

I do not have any friends who I call up on Sun and say hey what are we doing today? There was just so much that blew me away then made me think are other people really like this???

If so I do find it kind of sad I just didn't get it. Dec 29, Paula rated it it was ok. I picked this up from the library because the topic of adult friendship interests me. This could still have anothdr a worthwhile book, but it reads like a very long Marie Claire article the author has, in fact, written extensively for women's m I picked this up from the library because the topic of adult friendship interests me.

This could still have been a worthwhile book, but it reads like a very long Looking for another bff Claire looiing the author has, in fact, written extensively wife swallows stories women's magazineswith lots of cutesy prose and quotes from pop psychologists and sociologists. The following ajother from the book tells you everything you need to know: And aside from being snarky and hysterical, Forr is also gay.

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And I've always wanted a gay best friend. All that said, I read the damn thing in practically one sitting I'm on vacationand came away feeling encouraged that I'm not the only person in the world who thinks she could brush up on her social skills qdult friend finder little, which I intend to do, but hopefully amongst more interesting people than the ones depicted.

Jan 02, Lety looking for another bff it it was ok. The book gets repetitive and tedious. By the looking for another bff the author is mostly congratulating herself on how she kijiji escort a friending expert now, and illustrates this by dwelling on superficial observations about how much better she is at approaching people than she was at the beginning of the book.

She is introspective, but not in lookihg way that feels relatable or relevant to the reader. There is nothing revelatory. By far what most annoyed me about the book was the way she would introduce her own opinion about th The book gets repetitive and tedious. By far what most annoyed me looking for another bff the book was the way she would introduce her own opinion about the behavior of men and women as fact, starting a sentence with a deliberately vague looking for another bff to authority like looking for another bff say," "studies show" etc and going on to deliver an absolutist "men are like this, women are like THIS" statement that can only realistically be based on limited personal experience.

The actual social studies that she sources and experts she talks to are interesting to read about, but they are, sadly, not the bulk of the book.

She also keeps describing herself as "funny", which makes the poor humor, based mostly on references to lowest common denominator TV shows and trite similes, a lot more evident. Jan 21, Jaclyn Day rated it lookinf liked it. The lookimg that friendship relationships are so similar to romantic ones in their development and their maintenance is what makes the premise of MWF Lookihg BFF so compelling. At that moment in time, you think you will be friends with certain people forever.

And then the emails are fewer, the texting stops wife seeking nsa Cincinnati an occasional note looking for another bff Anothef is about as looking for another bff as your interaction extends.

She has work friends and acquaintances, but no one to call at the last minute to go shopping or see a movie with the ultimate litmus test, according to her and I agree. First, Bertsche writes about a lot of studies oooking on friendships throughout the book. It starts to feel a bit academic when she pulls one of these numbers: It interrupts the flow of the story and starts to feel formulaic.

The looking for another bff problem I had with the book is that Bertsche does not always come off super likable. Why can t i find a date book put a lot of anothdr exact thoughts and feelings anpther post-college friendships into anothe.

My best friend since the fourth grade lives in Dubai! In my experience, the hardest thing about post-college friendships is that they require maintenance and up-keep the same way a romantic relationship does. You live with them, eat with them, go to class with.

Looking for another bff work and children and significant others and distance comes into play, friendships need a lot of commitment from both parties to work long-term. Another frustrating point for me is the dynamic of the online friendship. On one hand, these friendships are so rewarding, but leave you feeling even more isolated. One passage in the book really caught my eye, because it explained what I feel is the ideal test of friendship: The last-minute phone call is really just a manifestation of comfort.

Does it feel natural to invite her to drinks in an anothsr Am I at ease hanging at her house, watching TV in silence? Would I be okay crying to her if something went really wrong? I feel so looking for another bff to have anotther few ladies in my life who I absolutely feel like this about and hope to add a few more over the next few years!

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They're the people who consistently miss social cues, or make jokes which only elicit awkward silence and forced laughter, or tell pointless, rambling stories only tangentially related to the topic at hand at parties, or obliviously only ever talk about themselves. Listening to this book audible edition was like having a five hour convers You know those people who think they're really good conversationalists, but are actually really terrible, and no one has ever been honest with them about ror Listening to this book audible edition was like looking for another bff a five hour conversation looking for another bff one hff those people.

Rachel Bertsche comes across as this bizarre mix of immature and judgmental and smug and whiny. I picked this just seeing want Baytown because I thought it was an interesting concept, looking for another bff it was just wanna have sexxx fun trivially explored, and the writing so facile - there was no exploration at all, actually.

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Did she choose Hannah to be her BFF? Some very irritating moments: I'll have to pretend to laugh at stories I don't get about people I looking for another bff know. I'll probably stuff my face just to have something to do while they all gab about their ninth-grade English teacher or some other inside joke that makes me feel like an outsider. It's hard to know how to behave in those situations. You can jump right in, asking "Who?

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I genuinely pity her inability to navigate social situations in a way that horny friends wanting real fuck resemble a teenager. I've tried a few times, but it was pretty boring. It's so incredibly unfunny, I actually cringed looking for another bff secondhand embarrassment at a couple of these "jokes".

I want funny, gregarious, sarcastic, and smart friends. I'm so angry I wasted my time on this book. Feb 17, K rated it liked it Shelves: Although I think this book would have worked better condensed into a long article, with only the most interesting anecdotes and insights and no filler, I still found flr undemanding, mostly enjoyable, and occasionally provocative -- kind of like looking for another bff good friend.

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Rachel Bertsche, a newcomer to Chicago, felt isolated and friendless. As a relative newcomer to my current place I can certainly relate, although admittedly Looking for another bff seems to have a lot more time than I have no kids which may have made her more motivated to actively seek friendships.

Rachel did something quite original and looking for another bff in my opinion. The way an anxious single might determinedly pursue a variety of avenues for meeting random guys in search of "The One," Rachel decided to go through all sorts of contortions -- friends of friends, websites, all kinds of networking ideas -- to meet 52 different new women over the course of a year in the hope that at least one might fill the role of looking for another bff.

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Lookking, Rachel shares some interesting ideas about friendship that she picks up both from her reading and from her own experience.

As I said, the book was a little too long for me and is really a bf read; I man to man shepparton see giving it more stars.

I wish I had found it on audio, because I aonther I would have appreciated it more as a diversion during monotonous tasks than as a looking for another bff I actually had to sit down. But looking for another bff was certainly pleasant, and made me think a little more about my own social relationships.

Jan 02, Nina rated it it was amazing. I loved this memoir about trying to make friends in a new city. Not easy to do without college dorms or childhood memories keeping relationships connected.

I thought 52 "friend dates" might be too many to read about, but I was wrong. I sailed through this book in a few days and really enjoyed the mix of fuck girl young about friendships and connections along with the author's real-life experience of setting out to meet new people.

Highly recommend. My FULL rave is on my lookinng I loved the idea of devoting a year to female friendship. With interesting research and humor, this was a very enjoyable to read. Given the age of the author and the pop culture references this book primarily speaks to a younger female audienc 4. Given the age of the author and the pop culture references this book primarily speaks to a younger female audience somethings. However, I did have a few minor issues with the story: First, for a story about needing friends, the author spends a lot of time describing her vast network of friends.

She even seems to have local friends in Chicago, but insists that these friends don't "count". She is certainly not friendless by most definitions. I also do not completely agree anlther her views of marriage and spouses. Certainly, I understand that your husband cannot denver swingers club friends, but I felt she discounted the companionship your spouse can provide.

While this book isn't perfect, I'm giving it 4 stars, because I've aanother to the audiobook several times. This book always inspires me to invest time in my established friendship and be open to potential new ones. Feb 25, Charlene Carr rated it really looking for another bff it.

An interesting read with a lot to like and a lot I could have done without. The account of the 52 friend dates got abother, but what I really found interesting was the information on friendship — fbf benefits, how to be a better friend, how to anothet yourself out there. The author clearly did a lot of research.

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