Just because you are a character
doesn't mean that you have character.
Think or be. You can't do both.
How can the human eye can see more shades of green than any other color? Cause of predators. Used to be, monkeys we were, right? And in the woods, in the jungle, everything is green. So in order to not get eaten by panthers and bears and the like, we had to be able to see them, you know, in the grass, and trees and such. Predators
He just hate calling people his friend. It might be his folks. I mean, dude's mom always tell him how handsome he is, which he ain't. So now he think he can't trust anybody close to him...
Dude's terrified of calling somebody his friend.