Friends are the family you choose


Friends are the family you choose


This idiom is generally used to express the idea that friendships can be just as strong and meaningful as family relationships.


My friends are the family I choose

Friends are like family, but you get to choose them


The origin of this idiom is unknown, but it has been used in many different languages and cultures for centuries.


What does “Friends are the family you choose” mean?

What is the origin of this idiom?

Is it possible for friends to be as close as family?