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How do normal people make friends?

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    (Original post by tamil fever)
    Be yourself...
    And don't be scared or shy to talk to others
    This post is not constructive(if that makes sense)

    Some people have social anxiety and phobia that needs to be addressed professionally.

    And you say "be yourself and don't be scared to talk to people"

    Its easier said than done.

    WFT?
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    I know how you feel op.

    We all have to learn and communication is a learning process.


    The other day i just sat down at a table and it was soo akward, did not know what to say as in start a convo and people on my table were hostile.
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    I'll assume because of your age that you're in education and you're going to be seeing the same people regularly. The first day is going to be the most awkward, but you've just gotta open with something observational like how weird the weather has been or how much of a pain in the arse it was getting there today. Then just chat and try and find some common ground - if you're at college and doing the same course then there's something right off the bat. After the first day you can then greet them the next time you see them, ask them if they did anything good last night, that sort of thing.
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    It can actually be ****ing hard. Only seems to get harder to make close friends as you get older.

    A harsh reality that is not often talked about.
    So true!

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    (Original post by stefano865)
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    What? 😂😂
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    I dunno, I'm not a normal person
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    (Original post by sararodrigues)
    What? 😂😂

    :tee:

    Friends?
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    :tee:

    Friends?
    You want to be friends? 😍
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    (Original post by sararodrigues)
    You want to be friends? 😍

    Yep I do.
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    Yep I do.
    Uh God must be playing the trick on me.

    Where's that from? 😊
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    (Original post by sararodrigues)
    Uh God must be playing the trick on me.

    Where's that from? 😊

    Nope no tricks just giving out some genuine love and friendship.
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    Nope no tricks just giving out some genuine love and friendship.
    I'm suspicious. Sorry but I only get piggy boys on tsr 😂😭
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    I struggle in person to make friends. I end up hyperventilating and over thinking and screw things up. Luckily when i was younger this wasn't as bad so i managed to make a few close friends and they are the only people i consider friends.
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    (Original post by sararodrigues)
    I'm suspicious. Sorry but I only get piggy boys on tsr 😂😭

    Ikr.

    Girls often only want me for my body. I'm a human being with feelings you know not just a piece of meat.

    I only want to be friends so you better not make a move on me. SMH.
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    Ikr.

    Girls often only want me for my body. I'm a human being with feelings you know not just a piece of meat.

    I only want to be friends so you better not make a move on me. SMH.
    Ahahah, well I don't know your body and even if I did, I'm just not that kinda person 😊

    Don't worry, it's nice to just have a friend sometimes.
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    (Original post by sararodrigues)
    Ahahah, well I don't know your body and even if I did, I'm just not that kinda person 😊

    Don't worry, it's nice to just have a friend sometimes.

    Seal it with a cuddle?

    :hugs:
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    Seal it with a cuddle?

    :hugs:
    Yup
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    (Original post by Blackstarr)
    This post is not constructive(if that makes sense)

    Some people have social anxiety and phobia that needs to be addressed professionally.

    And you say "be yourself and don't be scared to talk to people"

    Its easier said than done.

    WFT?
    k
    no need to be so rude
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    (Original post by stefano865)
    It can actually be ****ing hard. Only seems to get harder to make close friends as you get older.

    A harsh reality that is not often talked about.
    It's harder to make friends as you get older full stop.

    I'm sitting here seriously wondering if i'll ever make a friend again.
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    (Original post by Faheemcg9)
    TFW 16 and still dont know how to talk to people
    Well I'm quite a similar person you see, in that I have often found it really difficult to talk to people. But I think one way you can start talking to people is to know yourself first. As in find your interests. So when you do start talking to people you can eventually stumble over something that may interest you both.
 
 
 
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