“So you didn’t do anything all weekend?”
Even when the pressure is on, you don’t have to do these “extroverted” things just to fit in.
When we introverts retreat to our bedrooms, we’re seeking peace, solitude, and no interruptions from the outside world.
Our “extroverted” culture encourages a lot of behaviors that are not introvert-friendly.
These conversation starters may seem harmless to others but can leave introverts feeling anxious or exhausted.
These “extroverted” behaviors are foreign, uncomfortable, and downright annoying to introverts.
I wasn’t sure if I would be able to relate to the nursing home residents in a meaningful way. But I was wrong.
Most of us introverts don’t get enough alone time, so it’s really annoying when someone interrupts it.
Some kids need to run around to burn off energy. But I — like many other introverts — needed quiet time to recharge from being in class.
One of the most powerful things an artist can do is give words to feelings that introverts thought they were alone in experiencing.