You know, that is a great point and absolutely true!
Perhaps, I have not been in the proper life stage or found the right connection (plus time) to connect with such type of friends. I do have, however, four real good female friends who I have met during university, with whom I can always rely on and have connected so deeply with. We are always there for one another, and they have been truly supportive through my recovery
,,Nun ging es immerzu, weit, weit bis an der Welt Ende."