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Friends are so important to a teenagers development that the

Friends are so important to a teenagers development that the


Friends are so important to a teenager's development that the relative scarcity of them is likely

Having A Best Friend In Your Teenage Years Could Benefit You For Life

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Friendships and belonging to a group of friends are often the highest priorities for teens during the high school years. Teens develop strong social ...

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