Quoting Mandy Schlatterer:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Jennybananna:</b>" Take your kid to the park and chat with the ... [snip!] ... have two friends, but they don't have kids, I live a family life they live a young life, I need friends I can relate to.. :/"I have anxiety too. I get very shy around new people but you just have to push through it. Just say hi im so and so. If the kids are playing together I usually ask about their kids. Names ages do they live in the area. Just kinda go from there. If they kids get along good and the small chit chat wasnt to bad then maybe set up a time to meet at the park or something. Exchange numbers and go from there.