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Topic: I moved to a new school this year, and have really struggled to make friends and genuine connections with my peers.

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  1. rollerskater1
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    1 posts
    19 July 2019

    I moved this year to a new school, and thought I would make friends easily and quickly. I have very good friends at my old school I love and still talk to regularly, but at my new school I am mostly alone. I am beginning to think I am showing signs of anxiety and depression, as I am upset a lot because of loneliness. I don't know what to do, and I am tempted to move back to my old school, where I know I would be a lot happier, surrounded by people I know and am close with.

    I did have one person I know move with me, but she has since moved on, and I initially joined her group. However, I felt like I didnt fit in there, so I ventured out to try and find others. I did meet two people, and they have a group, but I struggle to connect with their friends, and everyone seems to already have their own cliques, and while I try to fit in, no one seems to be fully accepting of me.

    I don't know what to do, and I just needed to rant here to let out what I have been experiencing throughout the year.

  2. 4x4
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    3 posts
    19 July 2019 in reply to rollerskater1
    It is hard, but i found in high school it is hard to get into other peoples groups if they know nothing about you. People skills go along way with confidence, just try be yourself. Honest, confident but not arigent, it will help alot :)