Meeting new people, generally speaking, has never been a hard task for me. I’m what my mother likes to call a “social butterfly.” And yet, for some unknown reason, I find it incredibly difficult to make friends with moms. Especially in LA. Meeting new moms? How do you do it?
I grew up in the 909, where folks are friendlier and women don’t wait till their 40 to have kids. So when I had Layla and Brody, it was easy to make friends with other moms my age. Not so much in my current situation. At 32, I’m still considered a young mom in these parts! Add in the anti-social, don’t make eye contact, attitude of Los Angeles, and it becomes very hard to meet new people (Thank God I wasn’t in the LA dating scene ever).
So I have decided to give Meetup.com a try. I have my first meetup with fellow moms tomorrow at this great spot in Canoga Park. Here’s hoping I make some new mom friends (I won’t show a bias on age)! I’ll keep you posted.