I couldn’t help but overhear my coworkers talking about me. The only thing I heard was, “She’s so quiet.” That’s very true, as an introvert, I am quiet.
Even though the “introvert positive” movement is here, there are still a lot of things people don’t understand about introverts.
As an introvert, I used to be a chronic sufferer of “old soul syndrome.” I was self-diagnosed, but the condition was easy to identify.
We introverts tend to be quiet and unassuming. We’re not the loudest voice in the room, and sometimes we’d rather stand over here by ourselves.
Group projects. Too many weekend plans. Sensory overload when you forget your headphones. If you’re an introvert, you know the struggle is real.
It’s not easy being an introvert. Little things that don’t bother extroverts, like hanging out in groups, can chip away at your energy.
Though the challenges of being highly sensitive are still something I manage daily, I also feel lucky to be so finely attuned to the world around me.
I’m an introvert, and as of January 10, 2017 at 2:19 PM EST, I have 58 missed calls on my cell phone. That may make some of you cringe.
You know that introvert in class who only makes a comment every now and then, but when she speaks, the rest of the room falls into a thoughtful silence?
A lot of people have the wrong idea about introversion. They imagine all introverts to be shy recluses who hide away in dark bedrooms.