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How Some Attachment Theorists Tried to Disparage Friendship – and Got Proven Wrong

Friendship may well be the most important relationship of the 21st century. As people spend more and more years of their adult lives single (and sometimes their entire lives), as family size shrinks, and as more and more people have no children at all, the place of friends in our lives grows in significance. Friendship is also important because the values at its core, such as equality, choice, flexibility, fluidity, and self-expression, are the values we often live by in 21st century Western societies.


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