In high school, a teacher loudly announced in class that I seemed like the type of quiet kid who “goes home to build bombs to blow up the school.”
My ex-husband and I did not fight outwardly. We suffered inwardly. We thought we were good parents and spouses because we did not fight.
My parents were social butterflies. Their existence was a constant stream of get-togethers, dinner invitations, and guests at all hours.
Introverts get lonely, just like introverts eat three meals a day, ride bikes and brush their hair. My loneliness is a cry for connection and understanding.
Inclusion doesn’t have to look like everyone is getting along in a group. Introverts tend to have small social circles — and they prefer it that way.
19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins was found dead inside a hotel freezer. Did this introvert overdo it on alcohol to fit in at a party?
You might be an introvert if everything about being a parent absolutely wears you out. This is particularly true during the baby and toddler stages.
Do you know someone who always begs off when it comes to social gatherings? Do they duck out early at a party? They might be an introvert.
Because introverts tend feel more comfortable listening than talking about ourselves, we’ll gladly concede the spotlight.
As an INFJ personality type, I replayed all the events in the hospital in my mind seemingly thousands of times a day. I couldn’t stop.