She explains, "I’ve definitely witnessed the patterns Williams is describing, but it strikes me as much more a man’s way of going through middle life than a woman’s"—and actually, her "experience of lifetime friendships is exactly the opposite." As for what Williams experienced, we get a common tale of would-be friendship based on instant chemistry (liking similar songs and movie lines, finishing each other's sentences) that was held up by both men being, essentially, too busy with other things. We keep trying to get over the hump, but life gets in the way. In your 30s and 40s, plenty of new people enter your life, through work, children’s play dates and, of course, Facebook.
He writes of that initial meeting, That was four years ago. But actual close friends — the kind you make in college, the kind you call in a crisis — those are in shorter supply.
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