In this article, Ellen Dykas argues that close friendships can become self-indulgent entanglements that remove God from His rightful place. She explores this issue and gives suggestions for growing in holiness in friendship and mentoring relationships. Dykas concludes that moving from worshiping people to worshiping God is central to wise friendship.
Close Friends or Entangled Hearts? Joy and Dangers in Woman-to-Woman Friendships
from the Journal of Biblical Counseling 24:1 | 2006