We've all been there. Flaking out last minute or forgetting to text back – it's easy to get so consumed in your romantic relationship that you end up neglecting your mates.
But what happens if that relationship ends? Will you still be able to call on the unwavering support of your friends?
This is what a new study aimed to find out.
Published in the journal Families, Relationships and Societies, it explored how friendships change, and can even be lost, following a relationship breakdown.