It's important to make friendships that are deeper than gossiping and drinking and smoking and going out. Make friends who you can go get breakfast with, make friends you can cry with, make friends who support your life goals and believe in you.
especially now that I feel useless and worthless due to PTSD. I'm always convinced that people will leave me, hurt me and lie about being a friend, so trust is a huge risk. Abandonment has been experienced so often, I just expect it.