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Do you typically initiate friendships, or do you just wait for people to talk to you?

I lowkey think that I need to start taking an aggressive approach.
I just treat people like we're already friends. Doesnt take long before I start getting invited places & then the relationship dissolves bc i keep cancelling. But you'll do great. Good luck.
Diamonddog · 26-30, M
Depends on the person, I kinda wait and then I realise i'm a loner by choice and I remember i don't have the energy for people. It takes so much going out and I'm just not a person who wants to go out all the time. I'm too chill tbh.
Coralmist · 36-40, F
[@877165,Chaoticneutral] I'm the same... sometimes certain friends from HS would use all my energy so I know what you mean..
I'm shy as fuck so I wait ,hi
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You mean like start talking to people for the sole purpose of making friends?
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[@417364,Ozymandias] Yep.
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[@867153,xiehyue] That a bit weird. I talk to people if we click and become friends happy days.
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I usually wait for people to talk to me, which is a terrible idea, seeing as it hasn't worked... ever, really.
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[@944132,Aiyana] Same. I'm awkward af, but I think I can probably get some sort of courage to approach people? Maybe. 😬
DarkSideoftheMoon · 31-35, F
If you dont click you dont click. You can try but if it doesnt feel right, just try another time or with someone else
18-21, F, cute pic?..your inbox surely must be flooded
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[@446022,Bushmanoz] Yeah, with weird people.
[@867153,xiehyue] just let friendships develop organically with people you interact with in threads. it will happen
ScarletMoonEmpire · 36-40, F
[c=#359E00]i need to be more aggresive too, i'm too shy[/c]
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[@659125,Kiriko] Same. But I literally won't ever have friends if I don't just talk to them and approach them. 😂 like, 80% of the people that talk to me are weird af.
JoeyFoxx · 51-55, M
[@659125,Kiriko] [@867153,xiehyue] see above....
ScarletMoonEmpire · 36-40, F
[@867153,xiehyue] 😄
DDonde · 31-35, M
I'm just not very good at making friends IRL. It's a little easier on here, but if I waited for people to talk to me IRL, I would never get any friends. Or that's how it's mostly gone anyway. I prefer to wait for people to talk to me first because I always assume that they don't want me to talk to them in my head (or else they'd already have talked to me 🤪)
I appreciate those who have talked to me on here.
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I’m proactive online but I don’t initiate anything away from here.
SwampFlower · 26-30, F
I usually wait. Don't want to bother people.
Melpomene · 22-25, F
Both. If I initiate something it's usually "ehh, gotta say something so it wouldn't be so awkward" but most of the times people approach me first.
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I don't look for them. I'm happy with what I have. If someone wants to be friends, I'm open but it's not nessesary
BlueVeins · 18-21
I usually take the aggressive approach, fail, and then have [i]someone else[/i] reach out to me anyway.
I go with the flow because I don't know who I am.
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What is this friendship you speak of?
CaptainKirk · 36-40, M
Yes, be aggressive with me
They seem to organically happen.
JoeyFoxx · 51-55, M
I tie them up and make them like me
StevetheSleeve · 26-30, M
I almost always wait.

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