The art of making lifelong friends when you're older and wiser


The best kind of friendships are those that grow with you. Photo: 123rf.com

I am a late bloomer in almost all aspects of my life. I bought my first house at a relatively later age than most of the people I know. I only started to work out several years ago. And it wasn’t until recently, after a family member experienced a health scare, that I actually looked into an insurance policy.

I am also late to the party when it comes to making friends. You see, most people would attest to making lifelong friends at school or university. But not me.

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