Evidence shows that having even weak social connections in a stressful situation is really good for your health and your ability to handle that situation.
I've had to be a man since I was 12 or 13. I had a job. And I was playing the piano for people twice my age. Handling responsibility is what makes a man a man.
Situations have ended sad, Relationships have all been bad.
Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods.