At a certain time in your life, you realize that you are honestly just way too fuckin' old to deal with the high school drama and unnecessary crazy shit some like to surround themselves with! I've reached that time HaHaHa
Your journey has molded you for your greater god, and it was exactly what it needed to be. Don't think that you've lost time. It took each and every situation you have encountered to bring you to the now. And now is right on time.