Multiplayer with friends not working (host is not present)

Platform: PS4
Description: Everytime I try to join my friend It sais something along the lines of “cant connect host is not present” this is incredibly dissapointing but joining a randoms game works perfectly fine

Steps To Reproduce: It happens everytime I try and join my friend in any way (invites or joining game session)

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Host or Client: we both took turns being the host

Players in your game: 1 person was in a game and invited the other

Specifications: both me and my friend are on ps4 pros

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