I Don't Have A Lot Of FriendsRelationshipsI Don't Have A Lot Of Friends<div class="ExternalClass9E644485429D404A97750C157ADE85E1"><p>​<span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman", serif;">I don’t have a lot of friends  </span><br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1D00674385EB4235A84FAD6067454B5C"><p>​I'm glad you emailed in tonight.  It can be hard to make friends. Perhaps you are shy or quiet, and you might not know where to start.  Sometimes making new friends means taking a risk, and talking to someone new. This could be at school, or at home, or even during an activity.  I'm sending you a link that might be helpful: <a href="/Pages/tip-Making-Friends.aspx?Topic=Friendship">Making Friends</a></p><p>It might help to know that you are not alone. Lots of kids your age are in the same boat. Sometimes it just takes noticing someone else who might be alone and needs a friend too. Then you need to take a deep breath, and go say Hi. Ask the other person questions. For example, “What's your favorite class" or “Do you like to play video games". Once you start the conversation, it is easier to keep it going and make a new friend.  </p><p>Take care,</p><p>Julie, Crisis Counselor<br></p></div>12

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