[She's an odd mix of unusually mature and utterly naive, this one.]
Well, yeah... I think it's because I didn't really - well, to be honest, I didn't have any friends back home. It was just me and my mom. So I didn't think about other people, I didn't bother considering their viewpoint. I just hated them.
But here I haven't even got my mom, so I've had to meet more people and make connections, and... you can't really think in black and white when you deal with people, can you? They teach you so many other sides to things. It opens up your mind a bit.