Hey Brandon! There's this boy I sit next to in class, but he seems really shy and he's always alone. I want to talk to him but my best friend thinks he’s weird and that I shouldn’t embarrass myself by talking to him. I still really want to talk to him and wonder how to start a conversation Read More
WHY AM I SO SHY?
Um, Hi Brandon,So, uh…I want to make friends. But the thing is that I’m shy and it’s getting in the way. Any advice on how to be outgoing?Thanks,Shy Guy Hey Shy Guy, Let me start by saying that it took a lot of courage for you to write me about this. It’s half the Read More
EVERYONE THINKS I’M WEIRD!!!
Hi Brandon! How do you find friends when everyone thinks you’re WEIRD? I like who I am, but at school, nobody wants to hang out with me. It’s gotten SO BAD that my grades are suffering and I don’t do my best at stuff anymore. To hide how bad I feel, I make puns a lot and pretend to be a Read More
Help! I’m a Geek!
Dear Brandon,I'm very smart and I love school. I really like spending my free time during lunch hanging out in math class solving extra credit problems. Yes, I'm a big geek! I feel kind of socially awkward, but would like to make friends with other kids at my school. What should Read More
HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS WHEN YOU’RE NOT FUNNY
Hi Nikki! My name is Sophie, and I'm new at my school this year. I left behind my BFFs, but I made one good friend. She has a lot in common with me. The problem is that all we seem to talk about is school, school, school!I'm really shy, and I'm usually the one who starts to crack jokes Read More
HOW TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS WHEN YOU THINK NO ONE LIKES YOU
My two friends say I need more friends, so I try to, but no one likes me. I think I should just forget about it and stick with two friends. Should I?Darcee Hi Darcee! I’m kind of wondering why your friends would tell you that. I mean, I only have two SUPER CLOSE friends, and I Read More