Aug. 26, 2014

Introverted children may not be as demonstrative as extroverted children. They love and value you, but they may not talk about it as much. Accept your temperament and your child’s….

Aug. 25, 2014

Shyness and introversion — or more precisely, the careful, sensitive temperament from which both often spring — are not just normal. They are valuable. And they may be essential to…

Aug. 24, 2014

Introverts crave meaning so party chitchat feels like sandpaper to our psyche. Diane Cameron Image Credit: We Heart It

Aug. 23, 2014

In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of being alone. Rollo May Image Credit: We…

Aug. 22, 2014

So many people pretend to be extroverts. Closet introverts pass undetected on playgrounds, in high school locker rooms, and in the corridors of corporate America. Some fool even themselves, until…

Aug. 21, 2014

I do like to socialize and go to parties, but I view that more like getting a haircut. It’s good for me, and I’ll feel better afterwards, but I don’t…

Aug. 20, 2014

That’s something I worry about – keeping up with the other person’s affection. What if they text, call or write me ten times a day? Do I have to reciprocate…

Aug. 19, 2014

In light of their independent-mindedness, introverts are more concerned with the notion of authenticity. For them, this means identifying and holding firm to their own preferences and convictions, even when…

Aug. 18, 2014

Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. Stay home on New Year’s Eve if that’s what makes you happy. Skip the…