As we get older, it can feel harder and harder to make new friends. As established friends move away or enter new life stages, such as starting a family, suddenly your friendship circle can feel much smaller than it once was. Looking for new friends can be tough, especially if emerged in a busy working environment.
Meeting new people whether in person or especially online may seem daunting at first, but an app like Bumble is all about empowering women to find meaningful connections.
It’s a whole new modern age out there, so let technology do its thing.
While it may take a while to get to know someone, people are now into zodiac compatibilities. If you don’t want them a specific sign on your radar, steer clear of them. Bumble’s BFF mode can also filter those out for you.
If you’re not familiar with the signs, here, familiarize yourself. Which sign could be your potential BFF?
Are you up for something spontaneous? Why not hit up your Aries friends for a guaranteed night of excitement and adventure? Known for being impulsive, Aries takes on life with plenty of passion, with an outgoing personality to match. So if you’re looking for someone with the energy for bar-hopping together all night, look no further.
Loyalty is the name of the game for your typical Taurus. These are the people you want on your side when looking for a ride-or-die. They are also focused on their career goals and great at making sure their savings account is healthy – if you are looking for advice on these matters, find a Taurus friend. Taureans also love to chill and are great partners for bonding over a bottle of wine or relaxing together at the spa.
A sign rooted in duality, Geminis can adapt easily to any situation they’re faced with. Known as social butterflies, Geminis can act as the perfect plus one if you’re going to a party where you don’t know that many people. They love to tell stories and have deep conversations, but also once in a while, step out of their comfort zones to try something new. They’re the ones you can definitely rely on if you want to try out a new sport or a new cuisine!
Just like their symbol of the crab, Cancerians appear tough on the outside, but they are protecting a soft inside. They might be tricky to get to know at first, but once you’ve forged that initial bond you can look forward to a lifelong friendship. A Cancerian friend is more likely to invite you over to hang at their place rather than go out. This is because they want to remain in a space that’s safe for them, but they also want to create a space where you feel safe to open up to them.
Leos are all about having fun and are usually the life of every party they attend. Yes, they love to bask in the spotlight but that means you get the benefit of having the red carpet roll out for you too when you’re with them. Putting passion into everything they do, Leos go all out when it comes to their friendships, drawing people to them with their charisma. As the most social sign in the zodiac, you’re sure to get a fun ride with your Leo pal!
Focused, analytical and often reliant on their intellect, Virgos are the people you turn to if you want a brutally honest opinion on how to fix your life. With an eye for detail and love for problem-solving, your Virgo friends are always there to listen to your problems and help you find solutions. And with their typical Type A personality, you can never go wrong with having them involved in your travel plans. Just be sure to follow the itinerary.
With the symbol of a scale, Libras can give you the balance you might be looking for in life. They can sometimes overthink as they crave stability, which makes them the perfect foil for those who are impulsive. Also known for their sophisticated taste and love of fashion, these are the people you can bring to a gallery opening or even just on a shopping trip. As people-pleasers, Librans just want to see you happy and will support you in whatever endeavor you’re chasing.
Passionate and emotional, Scorpios are the friends you can run to when you want to let out pent up frustration. The best thing about Scorpios – they won’t judge you for it because they understand those feelings. Naturally intuitive, Scorpios know how you’re feeling without even a single word. Scorpios take all their relationships very seriously, which means that you’re likely to make a friend for life.
The entertainer of the zodiac, Sagittarians attract people to them with their quick wit and sense of humor. They love to meet new people and dazzle them with their stories, infecting them with their charisma and joie de vivre. Sagittarians are also all about chasing new knowledge and new experiences, so if you’re looking for someone to climb a mountain with or try camping for the first time, then these people are for you.
Ambitious, organized, and goal-oriented, Capricorns are looking for loyalty in friendships. Natural born leaders, they’re almost always in charge of organizing hangouts and making sure people stay in touch. With a Capricorn, you’re sure to find someone who will keep you from having one drink too many. But even if you do, they will drop you home to make sure you’re okay.
The free-spirited Aquarius loves to go with the flow, which means they’ll almost always say yes to your last-minute idea for a night out. They crave independence and have a rebellious streak, so Aquarians are always game to try out new things. And even if all you want to do is try a new bottle of wine at home or binge Netflix, they’ll be up for spending that quality time with you.
Just like its symbol of the ocean, Pisces are known to have vast amounts of wisdom and empathy, which comes in handy when you’re looking for a friend to turn to. An easygoing type, your Pisces friend will let you be your true self and will show compassion whenever you need it. They will always be there to help calm you down and give you the advice you’ve been waiting to hear.
Now that you’ve got an idea, it’s time to hunt for that perfect BFF. You also never know, your future bestie might be hunting you down as well, so make sure to add your Zodiac sign to your BFF profile using Badges.
If you’ve already found a potential forever friend, it might be time to set your first meetup. And what better way to break the ice than to bond over things that make us feel nostalgic! Bumble BFF will be hosting its Retro Night on Friday, Aug. 2 at The Mess Hall in Makati City, complete with your favorite boy band and girl group hits from the ’80s and ’90s, so you and your new BFF can sing your hearts out and dance all night long.
The Bumble BFF Retro Night will be held on Friday, August 2 from 9pm onwards at The Mess Hall, Karrivin Plaza, 2316 Chino Roces Extension, Makati City. For more information, follow @bumble_philippines on Instagram.
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