If you recently moved to SWFL, you’re not alone. Florida was the most popular state to move to in 2022, with 319,000 new residents. And if you are having a tough time making new friends, you are not alone. It’s something U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy calls an “epidemic of loneliness.” The solution? The internet. Make friends online.
According to a study on the state of American friendship by the Survey Center on American Life, four in 10 Americans have online-only friends. Everything is online today, so think about it. Your new bestie could be a DM slide away.