When I was growing up, I had some awkward years. I was very smart for my age and used that as an excuse for my difficulty in making friends with my peers. In high school, I had spent one New Year’s Eve completely alone and felt very depressed watching some car drop into a bunch of vans stacked on top of each other. Sitting on the couch alone at midnight, I became abundantly aware of my self-esteem plummeting faster than that car!
That night I started to