You have a profile, call out your interests and exchanges messages in the hopes of taking the relationship into the “real world.” Girl Friend Circles requires members to pay a fee of .95 every six months, while Girlfriend Social offers free accounts.
The reported that the majority of the (thousands) of women using these type of friendship-seeking sites are going through a period of transition in their lives -- such as a move or a divorce -- that might make creating new friendships more difficult.
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I’m all about female friendship and the power of sisterhood. from Austin six months ago, and I haven’t yet found my group of female friends.
So when the dating app Bumble announced Bumble BFF, its new feature to find platonic friends, my swiping finger was ready. It’s hard to make friends as an adult — it was much easier in my early 20s, for example, than now, at age 29.
“[With these sites] you can skip the insecurity of, ‘Oh, they’re so busy, they don’t need friends,’” Shasta Nelson, founder of Girl Friend Circles told the .
Because, let’s face it, sometimes making new female friends is hard, sometimes harder than dating.
“The awkwardness seems even more intense than dating sites because it doesn't align with the old, time-worn trope of the Boyfriendless Lady Who Has Lots Of Female Friends But Just Wants Love,” wrote Jezebel’s Ann Breslaw.
During the month that I used social dating apps to find new buddies, I sent countless unrequited salutations, offered up priceless New York City travel recommendations, and even gave my number to a guy who wanted to discuss first amendment rights. When I started, I believed that, with millions of people just searching for company online, I'd easily find my new bestie or at least someone down for a platonic hang.
A friend finder app, after all, didn't seem too far away with Tinder for cats and other spin-off matching services debuting. Lyke Me, an app three Michigan State University students have designed to match people based on interests, is launching this fall.) On a personal level, I wanted more friends.
The took a closer look at three such sites in particular: Social Jane.com, Girl Friend Circles and Girlfriend Social.
According to its website, Girl Friend Circles is “committed to introducing awesome women and inspiring real friendships.” Girlfriend Social explicitly states that it is a website for “ladies only” who are “looking to make platonic women friendships.” The process works similarly to online dating.
"I was serious when I said I'm just looking for friends on my profile.