So I hear its pretty common, and I wanna hear from the people who have been in my position and turned it around. That period of life after high-school/college but before you get settled into a career, where you're still trying to figure your life out. I graduated high-school a year ago, decided college is not for me, and not sure of my interests or talents. I'm severely depressed and have no clue what I want to do with my life, I'm lonely and don't have many friends, I don't have a girlfriend and I have absolutely zero hobbies or interests. I don't like going out to do things because it always requires money and I like to save my money. I don't drink, smoke, do drugs etc. Which is at the heart of most social events. I don't get along with my parents that well because I'm at the age now where I want to become my own person and make my own decisions. I live at home, and I work for little more than minimum wage. - So what I'm asking is how can I turn things around? How can I get out of this rut? I used to be a happy kid that loved life, now I can never envision myself being happy. How did you guys turn it around? How can I make new friends, meet new people, and find a girlfriend? How can I find joy in life and let go of my constant anxiety? Thank you so much and please don't tell me to take a college class - it's just not for me. Thank you!