I’ve moved to a new town. How do I make friends?
Anna says: It’s always daunting to think about making new friends, but the trick is not to think about it too much. That said, whatever you do, you’ve still got to make the effort! Start doing things you like to do, or would like to do. Join clubs and take part in social activities and don’t worry too much about making friends at first. Concentrate on having fun and being true to yourself, and the friends will follow. There are more tips on how to make friends in the article ‘Help! How do I make new friends?
If you’re going down the virtual route to make friends, it’s good to be a bit careful as we all know that people are not always who they say they are. Check out www.thinkuknow.co.uk, for advice on Internet safety.