AEE 429: Does Age Matter When It Comes to Friendships in the US?

American cultural norms about ageDoes age matter when it comes to friendships in the US?

Soongjae wrote in with these great questions:

“What are the cultural characteristics regarding age in the US?

Can those of a different age still be considered friends?

Does age affect how people act in relationships?”

Great question!

We did an Episode about how to talk about your age in Episode 177.

In English we don’t have too many special phrases that we use when we talk to someone who is older or younger than we are.

In the US people of different ages can be called friends and we don’t address people differently when they are of a different age.

Listen to the episode for more!

What follow up questions do you have from today?

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