How to Make Friends

Have you ever felt like it’s impossible to make friends? You just don’t know what to say, or how to say it? You don’t know how some people connect with others, and wish you could make friends that easily? It really is easy. You simply have to forget yourself and think of others instead. You’ll notice – if you haven’t already – that the people you feel most comfortable around are the people who are most comfortable with themselves. They’re at ease “in their own skin” and it’s usually because they’re thinking more about others than themselves.

Give it a try. Show concern for others. Ask them questions … and listen to their answers. Show an interest in what they do, even if you’re a vegetarian and they run a hog farm.

Remember the Golden Rule, which really is golden. And something we would all do well to follow. “Do unto others as you would have them do to you.”

In the case of friendship: be the friend to others that you wish others would be for you.

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