When you are in a new environment, it may be more difficult for you to get your social life back together. So here are a few ways you can win yourself some friends and expand your social network.
Firstly, you need to find potential friends. You could find your potential friends from you list of acquaintances. These are people whom you know but may not talk to on a regular basis. It could be people from your work or people in your classes whom you get along with. Turn all these people into your new potential friends. You never know, they may be an amazing friend to have but you have never found that out till now!
Secondly, it’s time to get out of your house and start meeting new people. It may require an effort on your part to do something out of your daily routine. So go out there to functions and or bars and try to meet new people.
Thirdly, remember to get their contact information! Once you meet that person you get along with, remember to get down their contact number. Ask them for their mobile number or email address. Ask them if they have a Facebook account. This will make it easier for you to contact them!
Fourthly, now with that contact number in your hand, invite your potential friends to do an activity together. Once you meet that someone that you get along with and you have a common interest, try asking them out for a cup of coffee or have an outing like a jog in the park together. All these activities together will help build up your friendship whilst spending time to get to know each other.
Fifthly, once you started the connection, try to keep it going. Once you have your own friendship going, remember to keep in touch with them through phone, email or Facebook. Hang out with them on a regular basis. That way you will be able to form a long lasting bond with your new friends.
Most importantly, the only thing stopping you from doing all these is yourself. So get out and start now.