I believe it does. I believe who we spend time with will affect who we become, what we believe, and how we behave. I want to grow closer to the Lord every day, my heart is for Him. I want to treat people kindly, I want to love others with His love. I want to care.
Have you ever noticed that when you are in a crowd of sarcastic folks you start to think sarcastic thoughts? And when you are surrounded by complainers, you tend to complain? And when you are around kind folks you just want to be more kind?