Teens do tend to rebel against their parents, but that may not be why your introverted teenager isn’t sharing their thoughts or interests with you.
If you’re not already, consider making an effort to have more meaningful conversations. Your happiness, in part, depends on it.
ISFJs have a strong sense of tradition and believe in a “right way to do things.” But this also manifests as a fear of change, which we avoid at all costs.
Here are some of the most common ways that these self-proclaimed “helpers” have gone about advising me on how to repair my puzzling introvert tendencies.
Ah, the introvert-introvert relationship. Many introverts have sought it, imagining quiet nights at home with takeout and Netflix.
On the surface, the INFJ and INTP personality types may look very different. INTPs are often characterized as “the inventor” type.
INTJs are complicated people who have many layers, and we can be full of contradictions. How do you know if you’re truly an INTJ personality type?
Introversion didn’t explain the ball of fear in my stomach. It wasn’t until I stumbled across the term “social anxiety” that I began to understand myself.
If you’re an INFJ, you probably know what it’s like to feel misunderstood. We INFJs make up just 1-2 percent of the population, after all.
Do not let the past dictate who you are or what your future will be. I spent my teens and early twenties buried in books and television shows.
Being a quiet introvert doesn’t always equate “performer” in many people’s minds, and I think the reason for this can be narrowed down to two things.
Finding a job that fits the needs of introverts can be tough. Lots of companies will expect employees to be as outgoing and sociable as possible.
The pastor cautioned us: “You’re going to have to work hard at getting out and staying involved in the community because you’re both introverts.”
Being a highly sensitive person (HSP) is a perfectly normal “thing” to be — about 20 percent of the population have this trait.
You don’t want to be in the spotlight, and having to manage many employees can be mentally exhausting. That’s why I turned to freelancing.
I’m sure you’ve heard many times that introverts hate small talk. This is frequently misunderstood as introverts hate talking, period.
INFJs, can you imagine every decision you make being the right decision? Where you feel confident every day because you trust your judgment?
Introversion has become sort of a trend. Many people consider themselves to be introverts, and even more think they know what introversion is.
An important finding was that only 20 percent of respondents said that doing social activities, like hanging out with friends and family, was a way to rest.
Extroverted Feeling drives INFJs to nurture people. Emotional vampires will sense this incredibly generous aspect of our personality and latch onto it.
What I do understand, however, is that despite some similarities in our approach to life, you see the world in a unique way.
For the past 10 years, I have slowly but steadily built up a person in my head who I wanted to be. An ideal that I would try to reach.
INFJs don’t want just anyone — they’re looking for their soulmate. For this reason, INFJs might end up single, even after years of looking for love.
Introversion and anxiety can exist in the same person, and both can lead to similar behaviors, but the thought processes are wildly different.
I like to make jokes about how much I hate people. As an introvert, it’s easy to do. However, despite appearances, I don’t hate people, just socializing.
It doesn’t make introverts jump for joy when we’re invited to a brainstorming session. However, with a little creativity, a brainstorming session can be different.