I Am Not Good At Making New Friends

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    Hello everyone! First time I've ever posted

    anything personal online. Since I left my home county of Norfolk for university I haven't really started a new life I.e making new friends. Six years on and all of my old mates are married or have children and I've slowly seen my circle dwindle. I have some damn good friends...
    tessa86 tessa86
    31-35, M
    Mar 12, 2014

    First day of college

    and everyone I know has made friends apart from me, so I'm sitting in the back on my own like a drip.. How the **** can I make friends?
    tjaayx tjaayx
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2014

    I'm self conscious about what I talk about,

    when I was in school it felt like the people I was "friends" with were strangers and I was just a empty shell when I was around them, I no longer talk to them " friends" anymore and I don't have any reason to talk to them. I'm rubbish at talking with my family so it's near...
    HarmonyIsLove HarmonyIsLove
    18-21, F
    Mar 19, 2016

    It took me a while to make friends at school

    when I first moved to Georgia. I would get to lunch early, so I'd find a small table to sit at and I sat alone. When I realized I was taking up the table of a whole group of people, I started eating my sack lunch in the bathroom. I didn't touch anything, but my parents still...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2014

    Helle (hello Hello) Is There Anybody In There? Just Nod If You Can Here Me.

    The whole reason I'm on EP, actually, is to make new friends.  I was talking with a friend (one of the few I have) and she was telling me about... christ, I don't even remember.  Her cousin, I think it was, who she missed.  I replied that the only times I've really...
    ElectricSheep ElectricSheep
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2007
    piercethesky piercethesky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 2014

    I admit I am not. I an introvert

    and approaching people is out of my comfort zone. I usually wait for people to approach me.
    blackgirlsblush blackgirlsblush
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2016
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