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February 25, 2019

Making Friends after Moving to El Paso

Making Friends after MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to El Paso might be described as a stressful experience. One of the more tricky aspects of relocating is without question making new friends as well as developing a community group. It can be lonely without having some friends around. The subsequent several tips can help you tremendously with acquiring buddies after moving to El Paso.

Develop the Right State of Mind

Making new buddies after moving starts with possessing the right attitude. It is easy to shy away from going out there and conversing to strangers. Doing so demands energy and also the capacity to get out of your comfortable zone. Many people are normally uneasy to varying degrees when talking to new people. Having said that, if you desire to build up your social group, you need to get over your concern and become used to talking with folks you've never encountered previously. Soon after the movers have left and you've had an opportunity to unpack a bit, introduce yourself to your nearby neighbors. Prepare some cupcakes for them or even take them a bottle of wine and get to know them. In case your kids go to the same school, ask if you could carpool.

Volunteer or Attend Local Events

Volunteering is an excellent way for you to connect with people. You can expect to interact with folks who are interested in helping others and are hoping to make a positive change in the world. You may volunteer for a community charity, school, fundraiser, or area organization.

Attending local events is an additional technique to connect with folks in your location. Join neighborhood barbecues, garage sales, wine sampling events, after-school sports functions with your kids, and so forth.

Uncover Your Passion

Once the dust has settled from your move to El Paso, select a hobby you like and get together with other people who share your passion. In case you are into strength training and physical fitness, join a health club. If you are into engaging in sports activities, frequent the neighborhood tennis or hockey court or a sports arena and find individuals you'll be able to play with. If you are into playing chess, enroll in a chess club or play in a local chess competition. If you are a religious individual, join a nearby chapel, synagogue, temple, or area of worship. It's also possible to join a faith group and participate in a Bible class. If you are into motorcycles, find out if there is a biker club or riding club. Even if you don't have a certain pastime, you can find a group or lesson you'll be able to join. Dance lessons, yoga classes, food prep classes, and meditation classes are a few examples.

Should you not discover any classes in your town, make use of Meetup.com. You can easily find a myriad of local meetups, for instance reading clubs or groups where people share business ideas. If you don't see anything you are curious about, you needn't be reluctant to start your own group!


Networking is a great approach to create new relationships. See if any of your existing friends have relatives, pals, or colleagues within your new town. In case you have a new job, get to know your colleagues, invite them to hang out, and tell them to ask their pals to come along. Or, locate business associates in the new location using social media, like LinkedIn.

Frequent the Proper Places

When moving to El Paso, it usually takes a bit of time to locate places which you are at ease frequenting. However, as soon as you do find the correct places, it is easy to become friends with the regulars. It's not limited to coffee shops or bars, even though they are unquestionably spots where you can interact with folks. You may also consider dog parks where you bring your dog or even playgrounds where you take the kids. They're good places to socialize where you already know that you have a common interest together with the other folks there.

If you're getting yourself ready for a long-distance move to El Paso, let A-1 Freeman Moving Group assist in making it much easier. We will take care of the heavy lifting so that you can concentrate on the important stuff…. like making friends in the new town. Contact us today!


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