How to Meet New People - 6 Tips for Making More Friends

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    It can be tough to make friends, especially when you're not a kid anymore. Where do you go to meet new people? How do you introduce yourself and break the ice? And (my biggest challenge) how do you keep conversations going and prevent them from fizzling out?
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Comentários • 639

  • Yacile D.
    Yacile D. Anos atrás +496

    I think you forgot a really important point, it's to be friend with yourself first (like Tyler Durden lol jk); if you go out and address people while being uneasy with yourself they'll look at you as if you were desperate for company ... unfortunately they will not riposte positively in a way of helping you but they'll see you as a lonely nerd who has never experienced friendship before (90% of the time because there are still decent folks out there).

    • Bianca
      Bianca 29 dias atrás

      @SoloWolf 100 That is very true, learning how to value your own self-worth and also having high standards even with friendships, and not letting loneliness be the reason you allow these toxic people to step all over you

    • SucceedEng
      SucceedEng 4 meses atrás

      Great point 👌

    • Abdul Kamara
      Abdul Kamara Anos atrás

      talk like u er talking with tym
      an knowledge others.😰😰😰😷😷😷

  • Mc Fatty
    Mc Fatty 6 horas atrás

    When you realize that your wacthing this bc u only have a couple of friends now

  • euardo Quiorga
    euardo Quiorga Dia atrás

    I can be, I'm A "marketer"

  • Viki Mark
    Viki Mark 6 dias atrás

    This is so trueeee! Keep it going !

  • Milan Paris
    Milan Paris 7 dias atrás

    Excellent tips!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jessica Greville
    Jessica Greville 8 dias atrás

    I know this girl and she’s really friendly but we’re not really friends and I wanna be friends so thanks this is gonna help

  • what to cook ?
    what to cook ? 9 dias atrás

    FISHING IS THE BEST HOBBY!!!!!!!!!!

  • Jimmy's Tech Tips
    Jimmy's Tech Tips 10 dias atrás

    Blax

  • kaka kiki
    kaka kiki 12 dias atrás

    who wants to be friends?
    drop ur instagram @'s

  • Paralaxitives
    Paralaxitives 14 dias atrás

    Ive always wanted to make friends at the skatepark of people that just like skating, ive really tried to commit to this like i go up to just about anybody at the skatepark and start a conversion, however it always ends in me being the only one interested in conversing, everybody else seems to be set woth their friends or groups already

  • Gabriella ¿
    Gabriella ¿ 15 dias atrás

    If y’all need a friend hmu, I can like make a group chat on Snapchat so uhm ye😊🖤

  • PinkPixel Productions
    PinkPixel Productions 16 dias atrás

    I just want new friends cause my friends hardly spent time with me anymore and they’re getting more toxic as they get older. One of my very few friends that is my gender bosses and is using me and I’m aware. But I just go with it cause she’s one of the few people that I’m friends with that’s my gender and I need someone to relate to I guess. I don’t know I just want to find new friends, but it’s hard because the neighborhood I live in doesn’t have hardly any kids in it. Just my friends. That’s why I’m holding onto them so badly because I need friends. And in school if you talk you get in trouble so you hardly make friends there. But I’m a Scorpio so it’s hard cause I think I can’t just walk up to someone and say hi let’s be friends cause that would seem awkward to me but I really want to try but even if I try there’s hardly anyone here so I just don’t know what to do right now. That friend that bosses me, my mom tells me to be bossy back to her but I can’t bring myself to cause if I be too bossy I’m scared she’s never gonna be my friend again and then I won’t be able to hang out with her, and then my other two friends are into video games so they’re becoming toxic, those other two toxic friends are brothers to the bossy friend, so if I hurt one, chances are they’ll all turn on me. I have other friends but they’re either online or live kinda far. I want a good friend that isn’t that far and I can talk to and won’t be judged or bossed

  • Multorum Unum
    Multorum Unum 17 dias atrás +3

    I enjoy language learning and I know there's a lot of others who enjoy that aswell but I'm 15...

    • Brandi Mayes
      Brandi Mayes 4 horas atrás

      15 and also a polyglot, something in common there 🤝

  • Webster Manyanga
    Webster Manyanga 17 dias atrás

    😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Vera
    Vera 18 dias atrás +1

    does anyone know where i can find that clip of the scene from limitless?

  • FantasticFanatique
    FantasticFanatique 18 dias atrás

    Wow, he's gorgeous.

  • M1ntberrycrunch
    M1ntberrycrunch 19 dias atrás

    Kind of general tips that work for everyone/work for no one.
    The main problem that causes struggling with having friends are wrong beliefs someone has, these change from person to person.
    Changing their beliefs, will change their behaviour and way of interacting and will remove the struggle.

  • Lethic _
    Lethic _ 21 dia atrás

    Saw a fine girl in my neighborhood and I just asked the way to the bakery because I just moved and I am new to town and have no friends and I just said
    “ sorry I didn’t have a question I am just looking for new friends “
    And just kinda laugh it out and ask some questions and it did work now she i dating my brother and she still isn’t my friend works like a charm

  • losttz
    losttz 23 dias atrás

    There's something weird with your beard

  • younes rammach
    younes rammach 26 dias atrás

    I'm going to the gym right now to practice these advices pray for me guys 😁

  • pendulousphallus
    pendulousphallus 28 dias atrás +1

    I've never felt so pathetic but I actively searched this out and needed to hear it.

    • Meme. Exe
      Meme. Exe 25 dias atrás

      pendulousphallus Same. I have a really bad reputation in my school because I went back to my home country for Visa work and so many people think I got deported and that I’m too poor to stay.

  • Joel Michael Croes
    Joel Michael Croes 28 dias atrás

    i would like to have some geeky friends, i might look macho but im very kind and enjoy stuff like anime,sports and nature (taking walks, looking at, petting & feeding animals) etc..
    my past friends were all wanna be gangsters(fvckboys)
    I let them go because thats not who i am or want to be with.
    now im kinda lonely😓😓😓

  • Jalip Alej
    Jalip Alej Mês atrás +1

    It’s more difficult to make friends if you’re not white, pretty, rich and extrovert.

  • Brazul Blint
    Brazul Blint Mês atrás

    I've been alone for 15 years, I just think it's easier to die. However, this vid is going into my favorites list because honestly I think every young person in america who grew up in the digital age needs to watch this.
    Side note, no idea what to say. Honestly I'm so frustrated with the past decade of my lonely life that the only thing I'd be able to say to a new person I met would be "WHERE WERE YOU FOR 10 YEARS?! My suffering is your fault for not coming to rescue me from hell!" Which is of course selfish and absurd, but it's all I know. May as well put it out there for more accurate criticism

  • Rania jb
    Rania jb Mês atrás +1

    The problem is i have sooo many friends and 2 bff but my 2 bff they just always have a subject to talk about and just do not understand what the heck are they saying ssooooooo that sucks

  • ilmkilt
    ilmkilt Mês atrás

    Ok,so who want be my friend? I don’t want to 🙃🙃

  • Abe Simcox
    Abe Simcox Mês atrás

    i feel very pathetic for being here

  • Nobody Unknown
    Nobody Unknown Mês atrás

    Shy guy is everybody's friend

  • Nora Alhamod
    Nora Alhamod Mês atrás

    I dont have friends😢

  • Zubair Sadiq
    Zubair Sadiq Mês atrás

    I wont believe in your words until...........
    .
    .
    .
    .
    .
    U become my friend 😊 so here i say
    "Will u become my friend??"

  • valentin sanchez
    valentin sanchez Mês atrás

    My friends r busy with work, kids,gf or had move to other state. I am not a social media user so I don't connect very easy with pep

  • mid-life crisis at 19
    mid-life crisis at 19 Mês atrás +1

    Step 1: *go outside*
    ".... Naaaaaah"

  • LEO
    LEO Mês atrás

    Wow the 3 second rule would have been helpful years ago

  • charles the entertainer 2

    My opion is also how you present yourself way you talk dress

  • Carleigh Limbach
    Carleigh Limbach Mês atrás

    This is so helpful

  • James Kegley
    James Kegley Mês atrás

    I gave up at step 1.

  • Amaryllis .,
    Amaryllis ., Mês atrás

    How do you speak the "hard" English when you can only speak easy English? I don't know if there's a specific name they give them or if my question is making any sense? Because I feel like that's one of the reasons it's been so hard making friends for me

  • Samuel Parker
    Samuel Parker Mês atrás

    I love the magic the gathering ads in the corner of your facebook page!

  • Nicholas Shepherd
    Nicholas Shepherd Mês atrás

    I graduated high school this year, I have no friends now.

  • Batcavesales Batman
    Batcavesales Batman Mês atrás

    Hello my 303 people. Want to be friends ? I want to be your friend;)

  • 星輪P / Gavi Marion
    星輪P / Gavi Marion Mês atrás

    Soooo... what is BRclip trying to tell me?

  • Tiffahni A. Harris
    Tiffahni A. Harris 2 meses atrás

    Nerds run the word though. I don't know who came up with that backwards insult lmao

  • Sára Csiffáryová
    Sára Csiffáryová 2 meses atrás

    Well. Im so awkward and I cant speak normally.

  • Emily Joy
    Emily Joy 2 meses atrás +1

    Does anyone want to be my friend? 😂

    • Marco Solis
      Marco Solis 2 meses atrás

      @EugeneVideo hi!

    • EugeneVideo
      EugeneVideo 2 meses atrás

      I'm Eugene
      I love playing games,watching tv and reading
      also sport

    • EugeneVideo
      EugeneVideo 2 meses atrás

      sure! why not

  • Otavio Oliveira
    Otavio Oliveira 2 meses atrás

    Great tips! But I would like to comment about the listening to audiobooks because, despite them being very handy, sometimes it's better NOT to fill every gap in our schedule with "productivity". It's equally important to have moments in which we don't look for things outside our mind, but to cultivate a quieter life.

  • Breyden Doane
    Breyden Doane 2 meses atrás +3

    they need to making a dating app just, friend making app instead. Find similar interests, ideas and blah blah blah

  • Rrrr Mmmm
    Rrrr Mmmm 2 meses atrás

    I have no friends so thx for the help

  • Meera _16m
    Meera _16m 2 meses atrás +1

    Is anyone looking for internet friends?

  • M.xn1qxe
    M.xn1qxe 2 meses atrás +1

    Someone be friends with me , start a conversation

    • Nico Nekatasu
      Nico Nekatasu 2 meses atrás

      M.xn1qxe I’m from Canada

    • M.xn1qxe
      M.xn1qxe 2 meses atrás

      Nico Nekatasu oh I don’t play anything , what country you from

    • Nico Nekatasu
      Nico Nekatasu 2 meses atrás

      M.xn1qxe I play the flute

    • Nico Nekatasu
      Nico Nekatasu 2 meses atrás

      M.xn1qxe class where you play instruments

    • M.xn1qxe
      M.xn1qxe 2 meses atrás

      Nico Nekatasu whats band class

  • Zilvinacas
    Zilvinacas 2 meses atrás

    I'm looking for friends I'm 24, from Lithuania. My Telegram is: Toriun7

  • Pencil Boot
    Pencil Boot 2 meses atrás

    How do I not come off as desperate. Like I try but it’s really hard.. anyone have tips?

  • Josh Whittaker
    Josh Whittaker 2 meses atrás +1

    I'm just a weird dumbarse who cant even speak right

  • Dragon Mohammed
    Dragon Mohammed 2 meses atrás

    Plz answer but I had a really good friend then he got mad at me cause I was asking him personal question which I should have not say. So what do you think I should do to be his friend again?

  • Code
    Code 2 meses atrás +10

    How on earth do you lose a friend by liking spreadsheets???

  • ricky m
    ricky m 2 meses atrás

    Nerd”

  • Michael Foster
    Michael Foster 2 meses atrás

    7:13 L M A O... I spat my drink seriously. Out of nowhere.

  • Lara Smith
    Lara Smith 3 meses atrás

    🦋fear is a liar, treat others how you want to be treated

  • Loni;-; Woah
    Loni;-; Woah 3 meses atrás +1

    I didn’t get anything I’m staring at ur sexy face 💘

  • TheXplosifBrosif
    TheXplosifBrosif 3 meses atrás +1

    Microsoft Excel: *Exists*
    Friends: *Becomes extinct*

  • NOT!nsaneツ
    NOT!nsaneツ 3 meses atrás +4

    Title how to make more friends.
    Me- I dont even have any 😞