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
    26-30, 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
    piercethesky piercethesky
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 19, 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

    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
    18-21
    2 Responses Dec 29, 2007

    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
    26-30
    2 Responses Sep 7, 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
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