"The quality of an individual’s social connections has been proven to be an indicator of physical and mental well-being and longevity, with mutually supportive friendships acting as a protective factor against anxiety and depression, reports Ipsos. Having strong social connections can be beneficial to fathers, who can experience stress and isolation during this critical life stage."
Your mom said it best. As a child, when you were fighting or arguing with a sibling or friend, your mom would say, “Billy, you know better than that! Now you make friends with Johnny.”