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Old 08-26-2017, 09:54 AM   #1
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I'm living in a new town and in dire need of friends. I can't stand feeling so isolated. But all I can think about is what might go wrong. Imaginary arguments with imaginary strangers, it's making me crazy
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Old 08-26-2017, 10:00 AM   #2
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I hope you can make some new friends
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Are there group activities you can join? For me it helped to join a club soccer team because I could focus on soccer but still be around people.

I know that it is hard to meet new people when you have social anxiety. I went to a lunch last week for teachers at my school and ended up talking to a new teacher. I was hating it on the inside but managed it by asking her lots of questions.
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Try meetup, it doesn't matter as much if you never have to see the people again.....
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I agree that joining a group can take the spotlight off you and allow you to make friends. That's what helped me make friends. Good luck making friends. Sending big hugs.
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