For many, making friends seemed a lot easier when we were kids than it is now in adulthood. Why is it that as we age, the art of making and keeping close friends becomes so difficult?

Dr. Marisa Franco, a psychologist and professor, wrote a bestselling book that addresses this very question, entitled Platonic: How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make-and Keep-FriendsIn an interview for the Growing Bolder podcast, she shared advice on improving our social abilities.

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