Making friends can be difficult. For me, it’s easiest to focus on building a friendship with one person at a time.
Right now, I have a new friend who I’m just starting to hang out with. We went to the observatory on campus together, and today I’m meeting her in the cafe to do homework. I’m actually kind of nervous.
I think she’s really cool and I’d love to become close to her. At times, I’m not sure what to say, and she’s also shy, so I’m sure she feels that way too. I really want to become good friends, and I know we’ve got a bit in common. It’s just a little nerve-wracking because I’m not completely sure what to say or how to converse. It’s a problem I’ve always had.
For some reason, it’s as if when someone wants to have a conversation, my mind starts to go blank. Even with I’m alone with one friend, it isn’t always easy. Even then, I may not know what to say or the words just won’t come out. I’m quiet by nature. If it weren’t for my love of jokes and laughter, perhaps I would be content with peaceful silence, or simply listening to someone else’s voice.