Americans make friends in many places.
48% have pals from the workplace, current or past.
46% have buds from high school.
31% have college comrades.
30% have companions from the old neighborhoods.
25% met their chums during extra-curricular activities of some sort.
But what is valued in a friend?
82% consider honesty to be key.
81% prize trustworthiness.
75% think loyalty is significant.
71% look for kindness–and…
63% enjoy a sense of humor.
Yet, sometimes, friendships end.
63% have experienced friends moving away.
61% have grown apart from friends.
42% have had the shuffle of life bring a friendship to a close.
32% of people have had betrayal cause a friendship end.
24% have withdrawn from a friendship because of a lack of support
during a tough time.
Source: study performed for Evite