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    I've just moved into a house with another bloke and, for the first time, a couple of girls. Great, except I now fancy one. I've got no chance with her, ever, so ok, move on.

    Except I can't. Why?

    Because I have little to move on to. My life revolves around work which involves long hours in the office. At home I just watch DVDs. I need to socialise more but I've got few friends, just never met lots of the right people, and no real hobbies or interests. What ones I do have are quite closet and niche.

    These thoughts from the ether keep telling me I need a girlfriend. Rubbish. You shouldn't need a partner to complete yourself. But maybe I want what couples tend to have.

    A life. Things to do, people to see. Activities they enjoy. Great, I can do that. But where the hell do I start? I want to socialise more, with people my age (21), but I'm not very sporty and have low self esteem, and it's hard to strike up a conversation when you've little to talk about. Quite a challenge.

    Any tips would be much appreciated!
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    How about joining some clubs or societies in things that you have an interest in so that the lack of conversation isn't an issue?
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    Take up a hobby! - photography? reading?

    Learn a new musical instrument...

    Join societies, freshers week is coming up soon! Go join everything that you are remotely interested in, and if u don't like it, u don't have to turn up to their meetings, but u can meet LOADS of people with the same interest as you there!

    Don't worry about not being athletic, everyone has their own interest!
 
 
 
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