You may be the type of person who likes to have only a handful of very close friends, while others may aspire to many. "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter," according to Carson Mc Culler's famous book of the same name. Common Ways to Meet New People Work: Once you have had lunch or morning tea together, you have made a start in building a relationship that is more than mere work.From there, move to inviting your work buddy out for a drink or other event. Parties: No good being a wallflower if you want to make friends."Sydneysiders are incompassionate, rude and snobby. They walk briskly while listening to their i Pod and averting eye contact.
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My list (below) of the most "Common Ways to Meet People in Sydney,' may seem obvious to you, but the idea is to guide your mind to seeing the opportunities in these situations.
If these ideas aren't working for you, it's time to get more creative and pro-active with the list of 'More Inventive Ways to Meet People'.
They can be a wonderful resource to meet people in similar situations.
If you are a parent of a young child, parenting groups can be wonderful.
Either way you get a qualification and some social stimulus.
Plus, it's quite a good way to meet someone you may have something in common with.
Google the spiritual groups in your area or look up local community groups in your local paper.
Volunteer Work: Once again, the work needs to be something that you are into.
If you want to make friends at work it's a good idea to turn up to the after work functions. If you don't accept those rare party invites that come your way, you only have yourself to blame.