I understand how hard it is to force yourself to be someone different. By the end of high school, I had taken to doing my math homework up against a concealed wall during lunch because I was tired of socializing.
Because teenagers don't have adult responsibilities yet, you can create your own drama, and it's a universe of your own emotions.
From the first Lauren Luke tutorial I watched, I was completely taken with her.
I advise all my novel students to write in the company of 'Veronica Mars.'
I can be like that: forgetting how hard it was to do something after I'm past it.