i have made a lot of friends who were left either totally unequipped or awfully counteradapted to solo life. resources for this tend to be nose-turningly condescending or just nonexistent on the net, in my experience.
here's where I collect info I've written either on request or on presumption.
obviously i'm not an authority. verify everything you see to your satisfaction.
keep in mind that this is written from the viewpoint of a screwed-up childhood, a back injury long before anyone should have to hear the words 'tiger balm', a dash of autism, etc. facts described may seem obvious to you, but they aren't. not to everyone.