Friendships create diversity. Your chances of dealing with certain problems are increased if you have friends with different skillsets.
- For instance, the death of a partner. Your survival is dependent on having close friends who can support you through difficult times.
- Friends with different interests, strengths, and weaknesses provide a safe space to help us test our ideas and develop our character.
- Friends with different talents can help us realize our own potential.
- Our life expectancy increases with a network of reliable friends.