Childhood friends are forever!  Examples of such friendships are memories  where a childhood friend has forsaken everything for his friend.In my case my dear,BFFs.The friendship that develops between two friends in school or through living in the same locality, often goes on to become everlasting and is never broken by any outside force. I am still in touch with my childhood friends  from school and they  are  like a pillar of support to me. One of my BFF,  lives in a different city, but we keep in touch through phone  and email. She also makes it a point to come down at my place in holidays or during special occasions. The bond that forms between two childhood friends is unbreakable. Such friendships are intuitive, where one friend understands the mind of the other. But…

When entering high school, there are kids your age coming from all different backgrounds. As a freshman, about two thirds of you classmates are new to you and in this two thirds some may not even know anyone. This is a large range. What it comes down to is, everyone is in the same boat and everyone wants friends. If you start out with existing people, I suggest keeping these (the school-time BFFs)friends as “safe friends”. It is helpful to have a familiar smiling face when you enter a room that might seem scary to you. After you start to feel a little more comfortable, try branching out with new friends. Remember, pretty much everyone wants to have more friends so everyone is very accepting at this point.Few people i know are so in for friends!!  Go on and test the waters. After you start to find some people you would consider close friends, go for friends of friends. Smile at them in the halls, make small talk, and before you know you will be popular and have what you were nervous of never accomplishing. Let yourself be open and you will never be lonely.

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