I recently discovered something called Dunbar’s Number. Basically, it says that everybody has a maximum limit of 150 concurrent stable social relationships. Then I discovered this study which states “that humans have an average of about 150 relationships at any given time.” My first question was “who the hell has 150 relationships???”. After I finished sobbing in the corner about how my number doesn’t even resemble the so-called average of 150, I recovered my shattered self esteem and started thinking.

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Like most people, my number has been steadily shrinking as I’ve lost some friends over the years. I mean, everyone…

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