Never too late. But remember a few good, real friends are better than a million fake ones. Here's what you can do. Define a real friendship. Establish priorities.and get out and meet people maybe even write a letter to the ones you appreciate, show them you care. The bottom line is real friendship involves more than just keeping in touch. It requires that you and your friend display love, empathy, patience, and forgiveness. Those qualities ultimately make a friendship rewarding.