Is The ‘Familiar Stranger’ Your Friend?
You know each other — even if you don’t really know each other
‘The concept of a “familiar stranger” isn’t new. The term was first coined in the 1970s to describe people whom you see on a regular basis but never talk to or know anything about. Chances are that if you go to work at the same time every day and ride the same bus every day, you’ll begin to notice that people will look similar. The same logic applies to people who, like yourself, hit the gym in the evening, people who shop at the same grocery store and whom you always see in the frozen aisle…’