I transferred schools to pursue a different degree and get away from the toxic environment I was feeling at my old one. Now that I am down here, living on my own outside of a college town (new school is an urban campus in Detroit) with no close friends around I'm super lonely and only have my online friends to be around outside of talking to people from work or my classes.
While I cherish the friends I have and the good times we spent together I know that the amount of time I spent online is negatively impacting my grades and work ethic, but if I take a breather and back away from steam for a bit I get disconnect with the only people I talk to on a regular basis. I know I could be helping myself by joining some extracurricular activities or doing whatever interest me, but I have to work and go to school full time.
I'm 21 and I feel I have made basically zero progress in my two years of higher education. Just feeling helpless.