We compare the dating world to the vastness of the ocean coining the term, "there are too many fish in the sea..."
Challenges can be quite scary, especially for individuals who suffer with anxiety or tend to procrastinate. They can make-or-break an individual. If that person is not prepared to face the challenge, that person can enter a downward spiral.
I am a peculiar person. Even though a home can be quiet enough to write or study in, the atmosphere simply prohibits me from getting in the zone. The eerie quietness, the plush lofty bed, the tempting television that beckons with an unresistant calling to binge watch Netflix. It has become clear, home is not a study spot that fits my needs.
You ought to focus on your own timeline. Spend your time finding what works for you, what you enjoy doing. When you live according to your own timeline, you will notice results and acknowledge your own achievements as they come.