I have no friends at my university and I'm sad Watch

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It's my second year of university and I don't have any friends at my uni, and it's quite depressing.


I'm Muslim, so I don't drink or party or go for girls or anything like that, which gives me very little in common with many of the lads at my university, I've tried being friends with the Islamic Society lads, and they're all very polite, but I'm the odd one out since they're mostly all Asian and Middle Eastern, speak different languages and share a culture with one another, and I'm a white Scottish lad who only speaks Scots/English and some classical Arabic, and even though they mean well I get treated like a recent convert novelty, which is quite irritating since I've been Muslim my whole life and I spent half of my life living in the UAE.


My studies are very demanding and I work, so I don't really have the energy to get involved with societies, and I suppose I miss out on a lot of social stuff because I live at home with my parents and drive to school every day, which makes going to university feel more like commuting to work. I have good friends outside of university, who I love dearly, but it makes me sad to think that everyone else is making these close friendships that they'll have for life, and there are only two people at my entire university that I've ever intentionally met up with outside of an academic context.


I don't know why I'm posting this, just venting.


Good luck, may you all be blessed.
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I'll be your friend hang in there bud


I'm Muslim, so I don't drink or party or go for girls or anything like that, which gives me very little in common with many of the lads at my university, I've tried being friends with the Islamic Society lads, and they're all very polite, but I'm the odd one out since they're mostly all Asian and Middle Eastern, speak different languages and share a culture with one another, and I'm a white Scottish lad who only speaks Scots/English and some classical Arabic, and even though they mean well I get treated like a recent convert novelty, which is quite irritating since I've been Muslim my whole life and I spent half of my life living in the UAE.


My studies are very demanding and I work, so I don't really have the energy to get involved with societies, and I suppose I miss out on a lot of social stuff because I live at home with my parents and drive to school every day, which makes going to university feel more like commuting to work. I have good friends outside of university, who I love dearly, but it makes me sad to think that everyone else is making these close friendships that they'll have for life, and there are only two people at my entire university that I've ever intentionally met up with outside of an academic context.


I don't know why I'm posting this, just venting.


Good luck, may you all be blessed.[/QUOTE]
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