To be individualistic but not to the extent one is deemed odd. Set a line of approach and stay on this the best way one can. If this does not work, change plan with the idea of making it work. The streets are full of youth who lose heart too early. Life is a long time. It's not a party all the way. It's ups and downs all the way. The word "no" goes both ways. Learn to accept it. In time you realize that in reverse it reads "on." On for forward. Our youth today dream a lot. Just as we in the past and history proves this because of all the dreams that came to fruition. Columbus dreamed.