Useful tips that will help you make new friends.
There are people that are always surrounded by friends, while others do not have friends and find it difficult to make new friends. If you are one of those people that don’t know how to make friends then this article is for you.
Below are useful tips that will help you make new friends.
Start with People Around you
You may not have a lot of friends, but you are most likely to know a lot of people, they could be your neighbor, or friends of friends. Reach out to them and make friends with them.
Read also: How to identify toxic people around you.
Join a group.
Being part of a group, that has a common interest is one of the easiest ways to make friends. These groups could be a social media group, an association or an organization. One advantage of making friends through a group is that you’ll have something in common with these new friends.
Nobody likes pretenders. Pretending to be who you are not, is very bad when it comes to making new friends because when you stop pretending and become your real self, you may not be well accepted because you are a totally different person from who they knew you to be.
Make friends with friends-of-friends
Sometimes, to make new friends you will have to befriend the friends of your friends. Making friends from friends-of-friends is an excellent way to make new friends and expand friends list.
Keep in Touch
Most often, people do not get in touch with their new and old friends. These kill the bond of friendship among them. Keep in touch with your friends by using the Internet and other social media platforms.
When you meet new people, ask them questions about themselves. Not only do you get to learn more about them, but it also shows them that you are interested in them and want to be a close friend, and they are going to open up the more to you.
One of the ways you are going to meet new people is by going out. You can’t make new friends by staying indoors all day, if you don’t know where to start, you can visit a club and go to parties when you are invited.
In order to have friends, you need to be a friend. This means you need to be there when others need you. If someone calls you in the middle of the night, You may be tired but don’t hang up. Before anyone calls you by that time he/she has something important to discuss with you. They called you because they consider you to be a friend so be that friend.
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