Any relationships that would reject you for being true to yourself are - by definition - abusive relationships. You'll be much better off when you let them go.
People in their early 20s are invariably weird.
Are you one of those people who notices the problems of the world and says ... somebody ought to do something about that? Why not you? If you feel a strong urge to see a problem fixed, then why not act on it?
If you want to express your creativity, then don't choose a path where someone else tells you what to do and how to do it. Choose a path where creativity is rewarded, not punished.
We primarily grow as human beings by discovering new truths about ourselves and our reality.