You're having a pleasant conversation with a new acquaintance when a natural lull breaks the flow. Are you the first one to start talking again, or do you wait for your new friend?
Could be either, but I'm pretty shy in person so my inclination is to wait for them to say something.
Making new friends is a skill and making them feel comfortable is an even tougher skill to hone, I am fortunate enough yo be great at both! I am amazing at conversing with new people and making new friends. I make friends everywhere I go, I really do