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I’m moving to a new city alone. How do I stay social?
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I’m moving to a new city alone. How do I stay social?

I am moving to a new city on my own for a year of placement. It’s quite rough so I’m worried not only about moving somewhere new on my own (and feeling isolated from my friends), but also about safety and that I can’t escape by going for walks alone as a woman. Any advice for moving and tips for managing to stay social? I’m eight months into life on a new coast—and these are my struggles, too. Both my husband and I had spent nearly our entire lives in New Jersey and New York. In late fall of 2020, an opportunity brought us to the central coast of California. While we were (and are still) excited about experiencing warm days year-round, the one hesitation we had was around leaving our friends and family. It’s been tough to make new friends during a pandemic (making friends as an ad...