Suhbat or Companionship is of great importance within Islam.

By sitting amongst 8 types of people Allah Increases 8 Types of things.

Rich Love of the world & inclination towards it
Poor Thankfulness & Contentment
People of Authority Pride & Hard Heartedness
Women Sexual Desire
Boys Enthusiasm to play games & induldge in leisure activities
Sinners Bravery in committing sins & delay in repenting
Swaliheen Love & Desire to submit to Allah
Alims Knowledge & abstinence