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The Friendship Bond Mary Brown Parlee In The Friendship Bond , Mary talked about the research they conducted; she said over 40,000 readers express their opinions on what they looked for in close friendship. She said friendship is unlike marriage or ties that bind parents and children or something regulated by law. Mary mentioned trust and acceptance which are the most important elements in a successful friendship. She tells us that according to the psychologist, trust is very important because it allows people to be honest and to share important secret with one another. But Mary discovered that most friendship ends as a result of betrayed. Mary Brown Parlee's The Friendship Bond, is based on a report on the Psychology Today  friendship questionnaire, which was taken from a large number (40,000) of respondents. She presents the theories about friendship, that is, what social critics believe about friendship in the United States and how her own findings contradict with the