We thrive on the hormonal boost we get from being around our buddies, from sharing stories and experiences, and from building bonds. We require more of the chemicals we get from friendship than men require in order to feel happy. All this is fine until those men get into relationships with women who have tons of friends. Now you have a woman with an active social life and a man who, well….
Getty Images That's almost as dangerous for us as diagnosed mental illness. Simply, you live longer when you have great friends. Myriad studies show that the more vibrant and deep your social connections, the lower your blood pressure, heart rate and even cholesterol.
By Arlin Cuncic A man without friends may be focused more on his goals. Do you know a man who has no friends? You might be puzzled as to why this person chooses to go through life friendless.