Making new friends is like dating

29-Oct-2017 02:11

“And all my friends in the restaurant business were singles.” So Lambert turned to Hello Mamas, a web app that connects moms by using a matching algorithm with more than 150 criteria for compatibility.

She met a few people through her husband, who grew up in the area, but is always on the hunt for more like-minded moms.“It’s great to have a partner or family for support, but it’s so cathartic to find someone else who is going through or who has gone through it.It helps keep you sane to know you are not by yourself.” Even as mom friends go high-tech, the old-school methods still work.“Thankfully I was able to connect online with other women in the allergy and colic community.” It dawned on Gerritson that millennials such as herself could really use help with mom dating, and after joining forces with partners Julia High and Christa Terry, Hello Mamas was launched nationally in January of 2014 and has a mobile version coming out later this year.Those millennial moms are also the target audience for a Speed Dating for Moms concept created by Hillary Frank, host of the popular parenting podcast “The Longest Shortest Time” on public radio station WNYC.

She met a few people through her husband, who grew up in the area, but is always on the hunt for more like-minded moms.“It’s great to have a partner or family for support, but it’s so cathartic to find someone else who is going through or who has gone through it.It helps keep you sane to know you are not by yourself.” Even as mom friends go high-tech, the old-school methods still work.“Thankfully I was able to connect online with other women in the allergy and colic community.” It dawned on Gerritson that millennials such as herself could really use help with mom dating, and after joining forces with partners Julia High and Christa Terry, Hello Mamas was launched nationally in January of 2014 and has a mobile version coming out later this year.Those millennial moms are also the target audience for a Speed Dating for Moms concept created by Hillary Frank, host of the popular parenting podcast “The Longest Shortest Time” on public radio station WNYC.And yet, when asked if they would use an app or other online matchmaking service to find friends, 57 percent said they would not compared to 43 percent who said they would.