We encourage you to try talking to strangers! We aren’t used to talking to strangers so it actually takes a lot of courage. After all, not everyone will want to talk with you. So you will have to face rejection. But you will be surprised at how receptive most people are to having a meaningful conversation with a stranger.
Why talk to strangers? There’s a thousand reasons to talk with a stranger. They run the gamut from making friends to getting a date. The bottom line is that the biggest social concern for Vancouverites is a lack of community. If we are to have stronger communities in Vancouver, we need to transform strangers into friends. And this process begins with a conversation.
To learn more about how to have a meaningful conversation with strangers on the street, please see the following media by someone who does it for a living: