Quotes on friendship
As an expat, one of the most important – and difficult – issues to sort out is to create a new friendship and social circle.
Friends will become your new family; they will help you navigate your new life and provide comfort and laughs when needed.
Support your friends – even in their mistakes. But be clear, however, that it is the friend and not the mistake you are supporting.
~ Hugh Prather
Much of the vitality in a friendship lies in the honouring of differences, not simply in the enjoyment of similarities.
Be careful the environment you choose for it will shape you; be careful the friends you choose for you will become like them.
~ W. Clement Stone
A friend is someone who understands your past, believes in your future, and accepts you just the way you are.
The greatest healing therapy is friendship and love.
~ Hubert H. Humphrey, Jr.
Expatability Chat Podcast
If you’d prefer to listen to me talk about this topic, here is my podcast episode about 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!