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CultureShock! San Francisco by Frances Gendlin

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‘I have always been rather better treated in San Francisco than I actually deserved.’—Mark Twain

 

 

 

 

 

FINDING YOUR SOCIAL NICHE

First Encounters

Your own attitudes plus a bit of fortitude will play a large part in how your life in San Francisco unfolds. That is probably true in moving to any new city, but in this one, the myriad social structures and mini-structures—as open and deep as in many other cities combined—ensure that if you reach out, you will find the communities that suit you best. Yes, “communities” in the plural, for there is ...

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