Making friends with Mormons is hard

"Try to go to church even if you don’t like it. It’s the only way to make friends here.”
 
This advice one of my friends gave me sometimes makes me think twice about how to make friends at BYU. I’m not a Mormon, but when I arrived here, I was struck by the hospitability and enthusiasm of the people. I received much help from students and professors I had never met. However, it was no more than directions or suggestions for bookshops. I still can’t find a friend with whom I can share my feelings as well as the troubles I have to deal with. During the three NSO days, I met so many new people. However, by the next week, there were only two who continue to be my friends.
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