talk openly with some nice people and my way to make friends is always BE HELPFUL !!! yeah !! this is really works if you help someone servaltimes they become your friend or start liking you .
take an active interest in other people's lives by asking lots of questions...most people love the extra attention! good luck!
asking questions comes from the the book by Dale Carnegie, "How To Win Friends and Influence People"
stop being so insecure.