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    I have just finished sixth form and I'm about to take a gap year. I have friends but most of them are on holiday, working or just doing their own thing.

    I usually just sit at home doing nothing all day. I like baking and exploring new places but it's not fun when you are alone

    I still have another month until I start working.. what do I do in the mean time?
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    I am currently in the same situation until my uni start but I spent most of my time alone looking after myself, explore new treatments and exercise. It's hard now when all your close friends are away and you can only get to see them once in while.


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    Heya! I've been in a similar situation. The best thing to do is make more of an effort with your friends that are still around you, drop them a text sometime ask if they've got any plans (I used to hate doing this because I didn't want to seem like a tag along) believe me they'll be cool about it and will invite you out more. Also, do things you've never done, or always wanted to do, I remember I always wanted to start a fashion blog and learn how to fashion design...so I did it. You could also do some volunteer work for a little bit, that's a great way to get out and meet new new people. Also enjoy your Gap year!
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    same here
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    Distract yourself from the hole in your life your friends have left. You only get one shot at a gap year, so I would put all your energies in that. Think and plan all and everything you could be doing in that year. I know how much it sucks, I was like that for an entire year (NOT a gap year before you ask).
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    (Original post by blessed777)
    Heya! I've been in a similar situation. The best thing to do is make more of an effort with your friends that are still around you, drop them a text sometime ask if they've got any plans (I used to hate doing this because I didn't want to seem like a tag along) believe me they'll be cool about it and will invite you out more. Also, do things you've never done, or always wanted to do, I remember I always wanted to start a fashion blog and learn how to fashion design...so I did it. You could also do some volunteer work for a little bit, that's a great way to get out and meet new new people. Also enjoy your Gap year!
    It's not that they don't invite me out, they do! It's just that they aren't around.. Working or spending time with family or on holiday.

    Thanks
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    (Original post by Stinkum)
    same here
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    (Original post by The 4th Doctor)
    Distract yourself from the hole in your life your friends have left. You only get one shot at a gap year, so I would put all your energies in that. Think and plan all and everything you could be doing in that year. I know how much it sucks, I was like that for an entire year (NOT a gap year before you ask).
    I've planned everything already. I have a job lined up and then I intend on travelling after saving up but I have nothing to do for the next month or so!
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    Talk to me :console:
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    Watch American Horror story, it's a good distraction
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    (Original post by uekp6956)
    Watch American Horror story, it's a good distraction
    I don't like watching movies
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    I recently started a blog too

    http://breathoffraiche.weebly.com/blog
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    I'll just go out on a 30-40 mile round-trip bike ride. Always nice to get out and about, with little effort, and see what's going on. There's always something new to see or new people to speak to. Exploring new places in this way is actually very enjoyable alone. It can give you lots of time to think about things, or think about nothing at all, completely up to you.
 
 
 
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