Instead of rushing to label your introverted kid as “shy,” normalize quiet moments and restorative alone time.
With kids, there’s no need for small talk. Unlike with grown-ups, being silent around kids won’t feel awkward.
Introverts are not known for being forthright, which can make you wonder if they like you as a person — or romantically.
It’s crucial to make time for yourself, despite the around-the-clock needs of your newborn.
Not all introverted kids are shy, but many of them do experience shyness.
Solo dates will give you the alone time you need — and when you’re reunited with your partner, you’ll both benefit.
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Because of my fear of intimacy, I sabotaged myself in relationships and didn’t believe I was worthy enough to date.
Being a single parent is not easy, especially if you’re an introvert. But letting go of the “perfect parent” ideal can help.
Emotional invalidation happens when someone dismisses or minimizes your thoughts and feelings.