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Friendship essential to good health


Last updated 5/8/2008 at Noon

The July 2003 issue of Psychology Today magazine had an article entitled “The Dangers of Loneliness.”

A quote in the article says, “Evidence has been growing that when our need for social relationships is not met, we fall apart mentally and even physically.”

The article goes on to say that life without friends is hardly worth living and discusses the research of a psychologist at the University of Chicago.

Apparently, he has discovered that having friends is a good thing.

Do you ever feel like “researchers” spend their time coming to these obvious conclusions because they wo...

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