Do you consider yourself friendly to strangers?

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  1. Brinafr3sh profile image79
    Brinafr3shposted 7 years ago

    Do you consider yourself friendly to strangers?

    Speaking to new people is good for forming a possible conversation or friendship.

  2. KateWest profile image74
    KateWestposted 7 years ago

    I am definitely open and friendly on vacation, because then I'm escaping the "real" world and I've found it to be so nice that I try to do that when I come home too. Works for a while and then the stress of modern life closes me up again. But will keep trying!

  3. ErinElise profile image75
    ErinEliseposted 7 years ago

    Yes, I consider myself friendly to strangers.   As long as they seem to be someone who is receptive to conversation and speaking to a stranger, and aren't angry or obviously unapproachable, it's easy to speak to people.  Even if they weren't friendly and it was obvious, I wouldn't be unfriendly, I just wouldn't strike up a conversation with that person.  For me, being friendly to everyone is easy and even just a smile can make a big difference.

    In the late 70s there was a TV commercial on, I don't even remember for what, but one of the lines was "smiles are friendmakers" or something to that effect.  I will always remember that.  : )   It can be true.

  4. mcrawford76 profile image84
    mcrawford76posted 7 years ago

    I am forced to be friendly to everyone due to my work in the hospitality industry. But in my everyday life, I would say no. I prefer not to enter into chit-chat with strangers. A nod or a brief smile will do just fine.

  5. Ancillotti profile image61
    Ancillottiposted 7 years ago

    Not much. Not that I want to be nasty, but shyness makes me crash and sometimes act estranah for fear of not being accepted by people who do not know me.

  6. zob2zob profile image60
    zob2zobposted 7 years ago

    Hi
    Open to engaging a converstion with new people, but I find all too often that they are wary, suspious, so hating to put anyone on the spot tend not to do so unless they engage me first now as a rule!!

  7. onegoodwoman profile image73
    onegoodwomanposted 7 years ago

    I am better with intimate friends, and strangers than I am with the "casual acquaintances".  I

  8. jpcmc profile image88
    jpcmcposted 7 years ago

    I'm friendly to strangers.  But that does not mean I let my guard down.  I try to be as cordial as possible but I do choose information I share.

  9. Darknlovely3436 profile image82
    Darknlovely3436posted 7 years ago

    No! mother said not to talk to stranger.... learn from Red Riding Hood"

  10. zduckman profile image61
    zduckmanposted 7 years ago

    Yes vey much so. All of my friends started out as strangers...some stranger than others.

  11. Apostle Jack profile image61
    Apostle Jackposted 7 years ago

    You never get a second chance to make a first impression.Its important to always put your best foot forward.

  12. larry1987 profile image53
    larry1987posted 7 years ago

    yes, i am very nice and like to help strangers if they need helps.

  13. ii3rittles profile image80
    ii3rittlesposted 7 years ago

    I have trust issues so I tend not to go out and try to make friends. I will be nice as I can with out being too open. Some people take offense to me because I am not an out going person when I first meet people. I tend to say few words and keep to myself until I get to know people.

  14. yshashikant profile image76
    yshashikantposted 7 years ago

    Yes, i do consider myself friendly to strangers. Until they try to creep all over you, i think its perfectly fine to behave like friends.

  15. yiasa profile image60
    yiasaposted 7 years ago

    Strangers are my biggeeeeeeeeeeeest friends.

  16. nightwork4 profile image59
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    i try to be friendly towards everyone though it isn't always possible. if i see someone broken down, i always stop to help. if i'm in line at a store, i talk to the folks who are inline with me.

  17. ravenlt04 profile image62
    ravenlt04posted 7 years ago

    I am.  Maybe I could stand to be less friendly.  And I wish I could be just as friendly to people that I do know.  Maybe I find it easier to be nice to people I have no attachment to or history with.

  18. kirsteno profile image59
    kirstenoposted 7 years ago

    I'm very friendly to strangers.  I'm so friendly to strangers that they always look at me like I'm nuts.  I just gave the woman checking me out at Sam's a recipe.

  19. justanotherteen profile image59
    justanotherteenposted 7 years ago

    not friendly but it's best to be polite, everyone was a stranger once and you don't want to upset someone you may see again :p

  20. courtlneygdtm profile image77
    courtlneygdtmposted 7 years ago

    I am guarded around people I do not know, especially strangers.  I follow the rule to never talk to strangers!

 
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