Simply put, it is not necessary for humans to have friends. Social isolation is detrimental—but there is a huge gap between an individual being “socially isolated” and having “friendships. You can gain all the benefits associated with social relationships just by having the ability to interact with other people.
Is it OK not to have friends?
Know that its completely normal to not have friends. Its not weird, and its even common: 1 in 5 have no close friends. Others yet have been lonely but been able to make close friends. Its likely that you can, too.
Are friends necessary?
Friends are important. So important, in fact, that its been proven that friendship can extend life expectancy and lower chances of heart disease. Friendship helps us survive. Friendship ignites the part of the brain that makes us feel good, which makes us want to keep hanging out with our friends.
What to do when youre bored and dont have friends?
Rearrange Your Furniture. Theres something about rearranging even the tiniest of things that can make your house look fresh and new. Cook Yourself something New and Delicious. Read. Start a Garden. Listen to Music. DIY (Do it Yourself) Projects. Meditate. Create Your Own Videos. •Aug 19, 2020