Even extroverted new moms can be put off by a house full of guests wanting to hold the baby, but to an introverted new mother, it’s practically torture.
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.
The extroverted parent may not inherently understand the fact that introverts perceive the world differently due to their nature.
I’m scared that someday my daughter will be standing in a crowd of teenagers and someone will sneer and ask her, “Why are you so quiet?”
I need space to breathe and remember myself as I am, not just as you see me.
Introverted kids have a rich inner world. It is alive and present for them.