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  • Find some people who you find interesting and add them to your list.
  • Making friends is hard. What are you supposed to do? Just go walk up to people? That's scarey. I'd suggest getting involved in something you enjoy that has group meetings or something. You'll be around people that enjoy the same things you do and perhaps you can strike up a friendship!
  • You go to categorize your interested in and answer or ask questions and you will find MANY friends , just give yourself time
  • Try and make some or spend a lot of money and hang out with those willing to help you ;)
  • Stay with Answerbag and if you don't go strolling down Troll Lane, you will have a bushel full of friends in no time at all. Good luck! +
  • WOW you really don't do you?
  • Be more friendly.
  • When I first joined, I didn't even know about friends until someone invited me. I think I was up to like level 20 before I even had a friend.
  • Have you ever thought about joining a sports team or a club? That is a great way to make friends... I did it and it was the best choice I had ever maid.
  • buy one off ebay lol
  • I don't know I don't have many either.
  • Try to be more visible.
  • make friends
  • i dont ether, want to be my friend!
  • ask people to be your friend. I will be ur friend.
  • Interact with people on the comment threads that you find interesting or fun. It's the best way to get to know people and invitations aren't needed :)
  • don't talk to us lol (joke)
  • Take a look at your hobbies, consider joing something that envolves a team effort and I am sure you will make friends. Friends are acquired through many ways from doing laundry at a laundry mat to a bowling league or a support group. Search out your interests and you will see you have friends but were afraid to look in the right direction
  • Blue whale, I just invited you to be a friend.
  • In order to HAVE friends, you must first BE one.
  • oooh! pick me! pick me! i'll be your friend!!
  • How to Make Friends There's a certain beauty in being a lone wolf (people with no friends). You have more time to do things you want to do, like talk to yourself, play solitaire, write poetry, or try to carry that couch into your new apartment all by yourself. If that's not your bag, though, there are literally billions of potential friends in the world. What's more, many of these people want to make friends just as much as you do. So just follow these steps to meet new people and form strong, lasting friendships. [edit] StepsGet out and meet people! If you want to make friends, you first need to meet people. No matter where you live, this should be fairly easy. Just in case you're stumped, here are just a few suggestions. If you're in school or work and have a lot of co-workers and peers, you're surrounded by potential friends for a large portion of your day. A way to make a friend is to not be shy; go up to that person ask questions, like "what is your name?" "Are you on a team?" Act friendly and be honest and trustworthy. Join a club with people of common interests. You don't necessarily have to have a lot of common interests with people in order to make friends with them--in fact, some of the most rewarding friendships are between two people who don't have much in common at all--but if you have something in common with people, it can make it a lot easier to talk to them and plan activities initially. Whatever your age and whatever your interests, there is a club or organization for you. Join a team. Especially if you're in school, joining a sports team can be great way to make friends. A common misconception about this is that you have to be really good at playing a particular sport in order to make friends with others on the team, but this isn't true. As long as you enjoy the sport, try your best, and acknowledge that you're not a pro, your teammates will usually be more than happy to accept you for who you are. Volunteer. Volunteering is a great way for people of all ages to meet others. By working together you build bonds with people, and the fact that you're devoting your time to something free of charge shows that you're compassionate and unselfish, two traits of good friends. Get online. In general, the internet isn't a great place to make real friends, the kind who will be there for you when you really need them. Never use the internet to meet some one you now will consider your "best friend". You don't know this person and making them your best friend will not do anything good in your life. If you live in a really isolated place, the internet can also help you find other people around the world that share your interests. Talk to people. You can join a club, go to school, or go to church, and you still won't make friends if you don't actually talk to people. By the same token, you don't have to be involved with an organization to talk to people, and any time you talk to someone, you have a chance at making a lasting friend. You can talk to anybody: the clerk at the video store, the person sitting next to you on the bus, or the person in front of you on the lunch line. Don't be picky. Most conversations will be a dead-end of sorts, in that you may never talk to that person again or you'll just remain acquaintances, but once in a while you'll actually make a friend. Introduce yourself early in the conversation. Your name doesn't necessarily need to be the first thing out of your mouth, but if you're looking to make friends, knowing each other's names is a good start. Once you introduce yourself, the other person will typically do the same. Remember his or her name, and use it later in the conversation. Make small talk. Friends can talk about just about anything, but you don't want to get too personal when you first meet someone. Just make good, inoffensive small talk at first. Open up the opportunity for another meeting. When you meet someone whom you think might make a good friend, try to exchange contact information. This is especially important if you meet someone who you aren't otherwise likely to meet again. Seize the day! If you've discovered that the person you're talking to has a common interest, ask him or her more about it and, if appropriate, whether they get together with others, in a club, for example, to pursue this interest. If so, this is a perfect opportunity to ask about joining them. If you have a club, band, church, etc. that you think they might enjoy take the opportunity to give them your number or email address and invite them to join you. If you're new in town or at school and are just looking to meet people, don't be afraid to mention this. People are often excited about meeting new people, showing them around, and introducing them to their friends. Be fun to be around. You don't have to be a superstar to be fun. You don't even have to do cartwheels. You do need to be positive and friendly, however, so that people feel good when they're around you. From the very first conversation you have with someone, you should use body language to convey that you are affable, non-threatening, and approachable. Smile frequently, laugh often, and make eye contact. In your words, be confident, but don't be cocky, condescending, or mean-spirited. Be a good listener. Many people think that in order to be seen as "friend material" they have to appear very interesting. Far more important than this, however, is the ability to show that you're interested in others. Listen carefully to what people say, remember important details about them (their names, their likes and dislikes), ask questions about their interests, and just take the time to learn more about them. People love to talk about themselves, and the easiest way to be likable is to listen. You don't want to be the guy or girl that always has a better story than anyone else or that changes the subject abruptly instead of continuing the flow of conversation. These people appear too wrapped up in themselves to be good friends. Be reliable. The steps above are great for making acquaintances, but how do acquaintances become lifelong friends? One important trait of a good friend is reliability. When you say you'll do something, do it. Be someone that people know that they can count on. Be trustworthy. One of the best things about having a friend is that you have someone to whom you can talk about anything, even secrets that you hide from the rest of the world. The key to being a good confidante is the ability to keep secrets, so it's no secret that you shouldn't tell other people things that were told to you in confidence. Before people even feel comfortable opening up to you, however, you need to build trust. Be honest about yourself and your beliefs, and don't gossip about others or spread rumors. Be there. You've probably heard of fair-weather friends. They're the ones who are happy to be around you when things are going well, but are nowhere to be found when you really need them. Part of being a friend is being prepared to make sacrifices of your time and energy in order to help out your friends. If a friend needs help with an unpleasant chore, or if he or she just needs a shoulder to cry on, be there. Be true to yourself. A good friend sometimes does things he or she doesn't want to do, such as helping a friend move or going to see a band that you don't really like, but you should never feel pressured to do something you think is wrong. Stay true to your convictions and beliefs, and if this causes you to lose some friends, you're better off without them. You'll also find that your integrity may help you win a lot of other friends, and if you just be yourself you'll make friends who like you for who you are. [edit] TipsAccept everyone for who they are and never bring anyone down or try to change someone (especially if they've done nothing to hurt or offend you). This communicates insecurity. If you don't get along with someone, try avoidance instead of creating a rivalry. Always trust your gut feelings about people. If you feel someone (as nice as they may seem) is not the right person to make friends with, then move along. Don't be clingy or annoying. Over-obsessing over someone makes you seem weird and strange, not friendly. You never want to seem desperate. Don't chide acquaintances for failing to invite you to a party, for example; don't call someone over and over or stop by uninvited; and never overstay your welcome anywhere. In general, take friendship slowly, and don't try to become close to somebody right away. The move from acquaintance to friend can take a long time, and if you appear too clingy, potential friends may think you're too much work. Keep the lines of communication open. Lasting friendships don't just happen. They require work, especially if one friend moves away for an extended period or for good. Even if you don't get to see a friend, you should try to call or email him or her regularly just to check in and say "hi." With any luck, they'll do the same. It's easy to lose friends to distance, but it isn't necessary. [edit] WarningsRemember, never leave old friends because you like someone else more. This is a big, bad mistake. It's great to have different groups of friends, but if you abandon one group for another, you may soon find yourself without any friends at all. Don't be afraid to stand up for what is right. If one of your friends is doing something that you know is wrong, confront them. If you're a friend, you won't let them do the wrong thing. Be careful about getting together with people that you meet online. They might not be who they say they are. Don't try to buy friends by giving people gifts or money. While it's nice to give a friend a gift sometimes, if you go overboard it's creepy. A person who will "be your friend" because you buy him or her things probably just likes things, not you. Online friends is very risky, especially on popular social sites like Myspace which has many people "undercover". It's up to your instincts to find out who are the real friends.
  • I dont know what to tell you. I have never really had many friends either. I was always kind of a loner type. I wanted people to ask me to hang out but it never happened. still at the age of 25 i dont really have a friend. i dont have a best friend and it sucks.
  • Everyone has friends it's just how you see them. It's like going to the coffee shop in the morning on the way to work evryday, it's the same as going to the same checkout in the supermarket you get to know them, they become your friends. Become my friends is as easy as a e-mail: e_paul_davidson@yahoo.com See, you made a friends already.
  • Don't be shy if you meet someone you think you get along with, ask them to hang out dont worry about what they say the worst they can say is no. And if they say yes then look you have a friend. :) worked for me
  • i don't beleive that for one second, just look at your buddy icon. But, if you ever feel lonely, you can e-mail me at danceis4life419@aim.com =)
  • I sometimes have the same feelings, until I came to understand that adults don't generally have the same kind of "blood sister" "bff" friendships as children. (I think that REALLY close type of friendship is really what I miss.) I would suggest: 1) coming to grips with most adult friendships being cordial and not as spiritual as children's friendships; and then 2) Adopt some new (or actively re-engage in some old) hobbies. Then make yourself very open, and available to friendships developing in that smaller group. Don't be pushy. But you will see events getting planned, etc. Then volunteer to organize one. Friendship flows slower with adults but the will develop.
  • After you've answered a few questions, you'll most likely exchange comments with people. If they seem to be your sort, invite them to be your friends.
  • try to be more socially confident
  • Be a friend.:)
  • Be Friendly!
  • i'm 22 haven't had what i'd call "real" friends since junior high, and sadly it only gets harder as you get older.
  • I only have few friends, i have some hard time finding friends. wanna be friends?
  • You'll fit right in AB. ;) jk How can you not have no friends? You exist. I know its hard to find people to trust, but having lunch with people isn't that hard. Find a mutual interest.
  • stop feeling sorry for yourself (i'm assuming)... you can't make friends that way. Cheer up a little... a smiling face attracts many
  • make friends with God.
  • I don't know what to tell you. Making friends is hard. It's better not to have friends, because they are trouble makers. I have already been through it. It sucks. I have friends but they are taking advantages on because of weakness. I can live easily without them. I have friends, but not closer as GOD, TV AND BOOKS. They talk behind your back or spread false rumors about you such an experience can shatter your trust. Always remember that when it comes to friends, quality is more important than quantity? Avoid some of the problems they encounter. Some friends are try to pressure you into doing something that you know is wrong. Bad friends companion ruin good character. God bless you.
  • Everyone needs friends. You say you have no friends, so you must be very lonely. Don't worry,i can be your friend. What's more,i can let you know more and more friends.How? you can log onto this website http://friends.foreignercn.com/public/home.jhtml It is a friend making place, you can make many friends . good luck to you.
  • Be friendly with people and you will get some friends. You can count on that.

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