To introverts, a “friend” is very special. They are someone who we have let into our private and deep inner world.
Being a stepparent is like parenting under a microscope, so leaning into your strengths as an introvert is key.
Show your introverted child that quiet is beautiful and powerful, not an “abnormality” that needs to be fixed.
To be alone together, my husband and I stay physically close to each other while we do our own thing.
Some teachers still see quiet introverts as “broken extroverts” who need to be fixed.
One way to show love to your introverted partner is to engage them in meaningful conversations that go beyond small talk.
After a social event, we’d all take some alone time to recharge. It was just how we did things at our house.
Extroverted parents may not understand that introverted kids perceive the world a little differently due to their nature.
Just as introversion occurs on a continuum, sensitivity does, too. I attribute much of our relationship’s endurance to our sensitivity levels.
Books about introversion have the power to help introverted kids feel accepted and seen.