There isn’t one right way to approach someone you want to be friends with, but here are a few ideas that might help.
- Highlight a similarity. Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What!
- Ask them a question.
- Pay them a compliment.
- Offer help.
- Use humor.
- Be upfront.
Is it weird to ask someone to be friends?
Yes, it’s weird to ask someone to be friends. It’s too much pressure. Nobody responds well to pressure. Yes, it’s weird to say “I wanna get to know you” because it puts them on the spot.
How do you know if someone wants to be your friend?
Here are some signs.
- They Ask Questions About You.
- Invite You to Do Things.
- Stick Up for You.
- Check In On You to See How You’re Doing.
- They Introduce You As “My Friend”
How do I get closer to a friend?
Start off by inviting them to meet your family, partner or other friends/colleagues. By including them in your closer circles, they will feel like an important person in your life. Inviting them into your ‘private life’ shows that they mean a lot to you. In time, they’re sure to return the favor.