147: Pursuing New Friendships in Adulthood with Karen Leitner

Wealthy Mom MD with Bonnie Koo | Pursuing New Friendships in Adulthood with Karen LeitnerThis week, I’m welcoming one of my besties on the show! Karen Leitner is a primary care doctor and certified life coach who helps women physicians feel better and happier in their lives, and she’s here today to talk about all things friendship and to shed some light on the real Bonnie.

Pursuing new friendships in adulthood can be really challenging, and while we think it should be easy, it takes real bravery and effort. This is how my friendship with Karen came to be, and she’s excited to talk about our friendship and to tell you some behind-the-scenes things about me that you may not know. 

Join us this week for a very special friendship episode where Karen and I dive deep into making friends as adults, and why we liken this process to dating. We’re exploring the things that annoy us about each other and why it’s so important to normalize this in friendships, why we think it’s great that we’re out of our friendship honeymoon phase, and Karen is also sharing five things about me that you might not know. 

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What You'll Learn from this Episode:

  • How Karen and I met.
  • Why it’s so challenging to make new friends as adults. 
  • The importance of being abundant and brave about pursuing new friends. 
  • Our thoughts on the things we do that annoy each other. 
  • The value of spending time with like-minded people.
  • 5 things you might not know about me.
  • What the honeymoon phase of our friendship looked like, and why we think it’s now over. 

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