One of the most fulfilling aspects of life is having friends and making connections with people with whom you can turn to for advice, comfort, and joy. Some people have plenty of friends in their everyday lives that it seems like almost too many friends, and some people have none.
Before the internet, having few or no friends was a problem that could only be fixed by forcing social interactions. It may be hard to fill up free time if you didn’t know what to do when you have no friends. But now, with the internet, it’s easy to make friends online without feeling forced or worrying about appearances or body language.
Here’s a couple tips for how to make friends online and what to do when you have no friends.
Change Your Perspective
There are plenty of people facing the same problem as you, although it may seem like you’re alone in the world. The first thing to realize before seeking social connections is that this is a common challenge that exists in every country in the world. Feeling less alone in this situation will help you pass the first obstacle on your quest to make friends online.
Find Online Message Boards
There are message boards for virtually everything. All you need to do is search for one that aligns with your interest. If you enjoy riding bikes, writing poems, reading books, fishing, hiking, playing...