1. They love their friends but don’t rely on them.
Friends are tricky because they aren’t really yours, are they? You don’t own them.
They are their own people who have their own wants and needs — people who will always put themselves ahead of you and your goals. Friends are great to have, but relying on them too heavily will leave you disappointed.
Those who live happy lives have very close friends, but they keep their independence in order to avoid those moments.
It’s the lack of independence and over-reliance that often comes to ruin friendships — all relationships for that matter.