What are the different types of friends you can have?

Examples include;

  • Fearless friend
  • Positive mentor
  • Friendly neighbor

2) How do the different types of categories differ from each other?

Fearless adventurer

An adventurous friend is the type that we require to take us out for exploration. They are good for introducing us to new activities, philosophies, and cultures, which make us livelier.

A positive mentor

Everybody needs someone friendly who can inspire them to change their lives for the better without undermining them. A positive mentor as a friend is a great choice because they can challenge you to grow and become better.

Friendly neighbor

Knowing your neighbor is a good and helpful thing. Perhaps you traveled but forgot to lock your main door or tap. It will be easier to sort them when you have a friendly neighbor that is available at that time. A dependable neighbor and friend can be helpful in various ways that increase your happiness.

3) Do you need a friend from each category?

Of course, yes. It helps explore various social relationships having varied individuals with different opportunities.

 4) How do you know if a friendship is good for you?

It is evident when you feel connected and understood. It entails being on the same wavelength with them. For instance, if you have an explanation to make, there is no need if you have to because they already get it.

 5) Why is friendship good for your mental wellbeing?

A healthy relationship with friends prevents loneliness and isolation. It offers a chance to have the required companionship. Good friends can boost your happiness, sense of purpose, and belonging. They can also reduce stress, thus improving your mental health.

Anastasia Filipenko

Anastasia Filipenko is a health and wellness psychologist, dermatolist and a freelance writer. She frequently covers beauty and skincare, food trends and nutrition, health and fitness and relationships. When she's not trying out new skincare products, you'll find her taking a cycling class, doing yoga, reading in the park, or trying a new recipe.

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