6. Friends Can Help Us Overcome Relationship Breakdowns
Is there anything worse than having an intense and long-term relationship come to an end? Probably, though at the time, it’s hard to imagine anything more painful and heart-wrenching.
The good news is that many of us have great friends that can step in and help us overcome these difficult moments in our lives. Studies have shown that people with extended social networks were better able to manage the stress associated with rejection than the people who had fewer high-quality friendships.