Hi @Wondering_Woman, welcome to the forum and thank you for sharing your situation with us.
I'm wondering if you've had a talk with her about your concerns? It does sound like she is motivated which is a huge positive. I do relate to her comment she made about not wanting to chat to people. I'm a bit the same, I dislike small talk and find it very uncomfortable.
It's hard not to worry as a parent, especially when we wish for our kids something different than what they are living. But does she see the way she lives as a problem? She could just be someone who doesn't require a lot of friends or social activity. If she does find it troublesome though, you could talk with her about getting some support.
Do you generally have a close relationship with her? She sounds like she does her best at home which is fantastic. Try and focus on those positives and give praise where deserved and it may help her come out of her shell more at home. My daughter isolates in her room a lot as well, and I find praising the good things she does while out of her room, helps get her out more and more.
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