A lot of people have problems with making friends. There are some that are shy or just don’t like being in a crowd. If you don’t like making friends because of those two reasons, you should look into making friends online. Many people find friends online and sometimes those friends might even turn out to lovers after they have known each other for awhile.
First write down a list of things that you like. Are you into sports or reading? Whatever it is you like you will find that they have forums, blogs or groups that you can join that talk about those things and have members there that you can communicate with. With the variety of groups out on the web now if you don’t like one, you can find another group that you like.
Another thing that you can consider is that they have websites that are only for friends meeting new friends and you can connect with tons of people by viewing their profile and seeing if you would like to private message them on the site. These websites are like dating sites but it’s focused only on friendship and not hooking up with people to date. Many people would love having a pen pal and that’s what these kind of sites are focused on.
If you don’t mind having communicating with a lot of people online you can look up popular social networks like Facebook or Twitter that will allow you to find new friends. Both of those sites have activity going on all of the time with people from all over the world.
When you do meet a new friend online make sure that you are really comfortable with this person before meeting them in real life. Some people never meet in real life because they don’t like that idea and you shouldn’t pressure anyone if they don’t want to. Always get together in a public place instead of meeting someone in their home first.
It’s always fun meeting someone new but just remember, even if you have been talking with them for years online doesn’t always mean that the same person in real life.