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The first thing that would occur to me would be consciously choosing to frequent the types of venues (particularly those associated with work/school/church, hobbies, or group extracurricular/recreational activities) that appeal to you, and that would also be more likely to draw the type of person with whom you are seeking to strike up a friendship, and with whom you would thus already have something in common. In addition, maintain an outward-directed focus that would be more likely to pick up on opportunities that might arise from seemingly chance encounters that can be developed into increased contacts with or knowledge of individuals with whom you come into contact. You would also want to avoid activities or situations (even those concerning common interests) if they would somehow present a possibility for devolving into detrimental (or even illegal) activities or habits (Proverbs 1:8-19).
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