Learning to Do Things Alone

I’ve always been good at being alone.

Some people might think that sounds sad, but although I spent a lot of time by myself as a kid, and I still do now, it never really bothered me. In fact, for along time I preferred being alone. I could entertain myself pretty easily.

As I got older, I made more friends and spent more time out of the house, but I still relished the times I could shut my bedroom door and just be by myself.

It got harder in college, where I was never not surrounded by people. Everyone was always going out and…