Why it’s Hard to Make Friends as an Adult is the Same Reason Why It’s Hard to Build Your Business (and a Lesson from Harry Potter to Illustrate)

I’ve been trying to make new friends since I moved back to so-called St. Louis after living in so-called Portland, Oregon for most of my twenties. And it’s been exhausting and rough. We all know by now that making friends as an adult is so much harder than as a kid.

Why is this? Well, when we’re kids we usually have shared experiences that bond us whether that’s seeing each other daily at…