PSA: 15 Reasons You Need to Make More Time for Your Friends
I found some of these to be good reminders though they come as second nature to some folks. Not the same as real life friends of course but this forum serves a similar purpose to some to a (much) lesser extent, clearly evident every day. But I am sure we each have our own valid perspectives, so as usual YMMV
It's a slide show format.
Why You Need To (And Should) Make Time For Friends - iVillage
Feeling curmudgeonly and overwhelmed by life? Nobody can snap you out of a funk like a good friend. Here’s why making time for close friends can make you happier, healthier and a better person.
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