Everyone experiences loneliness at some point in their lives. Even though it’s normal, it doesn’t feel good. That’s why so many people want friends to experience that intimate connection and companionship with someone else.
That does not mean it is easy to build long-lasting and meaningful friendships. Quite the contrary, actually. This is why some people have turned to manifestation techniques.
In this post, I will share with you steps on how to manifest friends, things you could be doing wrongly, and answer some other commonly asked questions.
What Friendships Will You Attract with the Law of Attraction?
When it comes to attracting friends, there are a few key things to keep in mind:
Your attitude is everything.
If you want to attract friends who are positive, energetic, and kind, then start being those things yourself!
If you’re feeling down or tired, try doing something to lift your spirits before going out. This could be anything from taking a walk or drinking some tea to calling a friend and talking about something fun.
The point is to feel good about yourself before approaching others so that they can see how great YOU are!
You can’t make someone like you if they don’t want to.
So if someone doesn’t seem interested in being your friend, don’t force them into it!
Instead, focus on making new friends who are excited about meeting someone new just like you are.
Make sure you’re actually looking for friends in places where people might already be hanging out (like at your favorite coffee shop or local bar).
If you try going somewhere where there are lots of people but no real sense of community (like a big shopping mall), then chances are you will not succeed.
Of course, it’s not just about attracting friendships—it’s about attracting the kind of friends that will help you grow and be happy.
If you’re looking for friends who are supportive, trustworthy, and fun to hang out with, you might want to consider what kind of people those qualities would attract into your life.
11 Steps To Manifest Friends
1. Appreciate your current relationships
It can be difficult to figure out what you want and need from a friendship when you are feeling dissatisfied with your current friendships.
So, the first step is to focus on appreciating and valuing the friends you already have.
Show them that you care for them and that you appreciate them in your life.
This will help you to identify what qualities are important for you in a new friend.
2. Create a list of qualities you would like in a friend
If you’re looking for friends who share your values, interests, and goals, you need to create a list of qualities you’d like in a friend.
You got to define who your perfect best friend is before you meet them. That makes sense, right?
When you’re ready to meet new people, ask yourself these questions:
What are some things I value in a friend? What are some things I’m interested in? What are some things that I hope to accomplish in life?
Once you’ve answered those questions, you’ll be able to find people who share similar values and interests.
And remember, when you’re looking for friends, you should only seek out people who share your values. Don’t waste your time trying to befriend people who aren’t compatible with you.
Instead, spend your energy finding people who share your core values. Then, once you’ve found them, you can begin building friendships.
3. Clarify why you want more friends
It sounds obvious, but before you can manifest friends, you need to know why you want them.
Sometimes, people have a hard time being specific about what they want and need because they don’t really know their own needs.
So the first step is to take some time to reflect on your life and what it will mean for you to have more friends in it.
- What do you hope to gain from having more friends?
- What would you like your life to look like if you had several close relationships?
Here are some common reasons for wanting more friends:
- I want more friends because they help me relax when I’m stressed out or depressed
- I want more friends because they inspire me to be a better person
- I want more friends because they make me feel good about myself
4. Be a great friend to other people
One of the key steps here is to be a great friend to other people.
This means being kind and compassionate, generous, and understanding.
It also means being fun to hang out with and someone who doesn’t judge others harshly.
When you’re a good friend, the right people will want to be around you, and they’ll want you to be around them.
When it comes to meeting new people, there are two types of people: those who are willing to put themselves out there and make an effort, and those who sit back and wait for others to make the first move.
If you’re one of the latter type of person (and most of us are), it may take some time before you meet someone worth getting close with — if ever.
But if you’re willing to put yourself out there in order to expand your social circle, then there’s a good chance that sooner or later you’ll find someone worth spending time with on a regular basis.
5. Visualize yourself surrounded by good friends
Take a moment to think about your ideal friends.
How do they make you feel? What qualities and characteristics do they possess? How do they interact with others?
The more detail you can add to this picture, the better.
For example, if you want to be friends with someone who is outgoing and fun, what would they look like in your mind’s eye?
Would they be wearing bright colors or standing in front of a party?
Perhaps they would be laughing with other people or dancing on the dance floor.
Once you have this clear image in your mind, take another moment to think about why this person is so important to you.
How will their friendship improve your life? What will it bring out in you that makes you happier, more confident, and joyful?
Imagine the things that you would talk about with them if they were real and available right now.
How would these conversations make each of you feel? Would you feel connected and understood by them or challenged to grow as individuals? What topics would interest both of you most strongly such as politics, spirituality, or sports?
Now visualize yourself being able to share these things with your friend easily without fear of judgment or criticism from them because that’s what a real friend would not do. Paint a mental picture of this and let it stick to your mind.
6. Make use of positive affirmations
Positive affirmations are statements that you repeat to yourself and believe in. They help you to change your mindset and believe that you can manifest anything you want in life.
You have to keep on repeating these affirmations until they become a part of your subconscious mind. This is the only way you can make them real.
In this case, you can make of use positive affirmations for making friends to help you develop the right mindset you need.
It’s all about bringing more positivity into your life, and when that happens, the way you approach and do things will change for the better too, resulting in more success for you.
7. Ask the Universe for help
“Ask and you shall receive,” is an old saying that has made its way into the spiritual realm. The idea is that if you ask for something, put it out into the universe, and know that it’s coming from a good place, the universe will deliver.
But what if we’re asking for something that isn’t necessarily a material possession? What if we want to manifest our friends?
You can pray to the Universe and ask the Universe for help, but you need to trust it to do its thing. And what that simply means is to trust yourself.
Rather than just repeating the mantra “let go” endlessly, investigate what is blocking you from taking action.
Then let go of that particular thought, belief, assumption, or anything.
Recognize that the universe loves you by serving you, even if you don’t like it.
The truth is, sometimes it is even better not to receive what we want.
8. Identify and remove your self-limiting beliefs around friendships
One of the most important things you can do to create new friendships is to identify and remove your self-limiting beliefs around friendships.
Here are some common ones:
- I’m not good enough for this person.
- I don’t deserve their friendship.
- This person is too amazing for me!
- They’re so much better than me, why would they want to spend time with me?
If you tell yourself that you don’t deserve friends or that people are mean, then it’s going to be hard for them to come into your life.
It’s also important to identify any negative thoughts about the people you want to meet, as these can act as blocks preventing them from showing up in your life.
Once you’ve removed any limiting beliefs and negative thoughts, it’s time to start acting like a friend magnet! You can do this by:
- Smiling at everyone who passes by
- Saying hello every time someone enters or leaves the room
- Trying out new activities with different groups of people
9. Step outside of your comfort zone
It’s easy to stay within the safe confines of our comfort zone. It’s where we feel most comfortable, which is why it’s so important to step outside of it from time to time.
The more you do this, the more comfortable you will become with being uncomfortable and you will eventually learn to embrace it as a sign of growth.
The next time you are feeling nervous or uncomfortable about doing something new or different, remember that this is an opportunity for growth.
This is when you must be willing to step outside of your comfort zone and embrace the fear that comes with it.
The only way to meet new people is to get out there and be around them. You can’t just sit back and hope that they’ll come to you — you have to put yourself in situations where you’ll have the opportunity to meet new people.
This might mean going to events that are outside of your usual comfort zone, like a party where everyone is drinking or a networking event at work.
Or it could mean taking on more social responsibilities so that you’re forced to talk with people more often.
If you’re feeling stuck in your life, take some time out of your day today and plan an activity that will help break up your routine and get you out of the house.
It doesn’t need to be anything huge — just something that will take you outside of your comfort zone.
Even if it seems scary or intimidating at first, once you actually do it, it’ll be easier than you expected — and maybe even fun!
10. Make an effort to meet new people
You don’t have to become an extrovert overnight, but it’s important to get out of your comfort zone and meet new people. If you’re a shy person who tends to stay in on the weekend, force yourself to go out with friends or coworkers for drinks. Or if you’re an extravert who loves going out, try making a point of talking to people you don’t know when you’re at the club or bar.
Use social media as a networking tool. Join groups on Facebook, Instagram, and other networks that are centered around topics you’re interested in. You can use these groups to connect with people who have similar interests and backgrounds as you.
Set aside time each day just for making connections with people. If you don’t have any friends yet, try to find someone who is willing to go out with you on a regular basis so that you can get used to being around other people and learning how to talk with them easily.
You can encourage people to get together by inviting them to do something you enjoy doing. If they don’t want to come, then you will know that they are not interested in spending time with you and they were only being polite when they said yes. If they do want to come, then it’s a good sign that they like spending time with you as well.
11. Let go of what you think you need
It can be hard to let go of what you think you need. We are taught from a young age that we need friends, family, partners, and the like to be happy. In fact, many people will say that they would rather die than live without their significant others or family members.
The truth is, if you are not happy with yourself, no one else can fix that for you.
A good friend will remind you of your worthiness and love, but if you don’t believe it yourself then no amount of validation from others will make a difference.
It’s important to remember this when manifesting friends because it’s easy to get caught up in trying to figure out how to manifest a certain type of person who will fit perfectly into your life — but the truth is that there are so many different types of people in this world that there is someone out there for everyone!
Stop worrying about whether or not your desire will manifest, how long it will take, how much you actually need it right now, and if your manifestation efforts are really functioning when you let go of your desire.
Let go and trust the process!
3 reasons why manifesting friends is not working for you
It can be frustrating when you try to manifest something and it doesn’t happen. You may feel that you are doing everything right, but still, nothing is happening.
Here are a few of the common reasons why people fail at manifesting.
You don’t believe you can do it
You might have tried to manifest friends before, but the results weren’t what you expected. You may have tried to manifest a certain type of friend and it didn’t work out, or maybe you just couldn’t seem to get any friends at all.
If this sounds like you, then you need to understand that your subconscious beliefs about friendship are limiting your ability to attract new people into your life.
You probably have some limiting beliefs about friendship that are keeping you from attracting new people into your life. These beliefs are usually based on fear and self-doubt, so they tend to come out in negative ways like “I won’t be accepted by them” or “I don’t deserve friends like that anyway.”
You aren’t putting in enough effort
You aren’t putting in enough effort. If you don’t put in enough effort, then even if your intentions are good and pure, it won’t work for you. You need to put in more effort than what you usually do by going out more often, making new friends, and asking people out on dates.
Another possibility is that you aren’t putting any emotion behind your desires and wishes because when we feel something strongly about something, we tend to attract it towards us easily without even trying much.
You must also believe that it is possible for new people to come into your life and want to be part of your life too. Without this belief, none of the other steps will work either!
You are being impatient
One of the most common reasons why people fail to manifest is impatience. The Universe will send you what you need at the right time and in the right way, so try not to rush things along. This way it will be easier for you and for others to find each other.
You have to wait for the right people to come into your life, you have to wait for them to be ready to receive the gifts you have, and you have to wait for them to be open enough to accept them.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How long does it take to manifest friends?
There is no fixed timeline for one to manifest friends. As much as you do not wish to read this answer, it is the truth. How long it takes depends a lot on what you do and how you are doing it. The sections above provide a definite blueprint for you to follow.
Can I manifest a specific person as a friend?
Yes, you can. But it won’t be easy. The best way to make friends is to meet new people and get involved in groups and communities that interest you. And the easiest way to do that is by taking action such as joining clubs, volunteering, and going on meetups. If you make the effort to put yourself out there and engage with people who share your interests, it’s much easier to attract new friendships into your life than if you sit around wishing for them to appear magically.
Can you manifest old friends back?
It is hard to give a precise answer as only you will know the reason why you are no longer friends anymore. When you know what the reason is, you can use the steps above to manifest your old friends back. But as always, allow the Universe to do what’s best for you, which could mean you do not get them back.
How do I manifest my best friend back?
By using the techniques shared here, including setting clear intentions, visualizing the outcome, and trusting the Universe, you stand a much better chance of manifesting your best friend back.
Can I tell my friend about my manifestation?
Yes, you can tell your friend about your manifestation. In fact, it’s great to have a support system to share your journey with. Some people might feel nervous about sharing their manifestation with others, but remember: They’re not going to know when you’ve manifested exactly! And if they do find out that you’ve manifested something, they won’t be able to tell what it is unless they know exactly what you want.
Can I manifest for someone else?
Yes, you can, but only if the person actually wants the same outcome. And you should take extra care not to manifest something bad or something that goes against the wishes of the other person.
How can I instantly manifest a friend?
Manifesting a friend does not happen instantaneously. It takes time, patience, and a very clear intention to begin with. When you are focused on the outcome and ask for it, the Universe will respond in kind.