Men shed buddies as they get older, says Aaron Traister. Use this handy guide to ID - and understand - the ones he'll never let go.
It happens to the best, and most popular, of us (not that I'm either): After getting married and settling down, we men wake up one morning and discover that our once-mighty forest of guy friends has been slashed and burned, and all that remains are a couple of grizzled oaks and a few endangered saplings. I was out drinking with one such sapling named Rob recently, and he put it this way: "I'm 32. I've got a wife and three kids. And I've got two friends I see with any regularity. One of them is my brother, and the other one I've known since I was 5, so the only reason I still see them is because I'm pretty much stuck with them." Rob and I had a great time, but have I hung out with him since? No.
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