With much of the world still being encouraged to stay home to fight the virus, supposedly we’ve entered the Age of the Introvert. A quick Twitter search will reveal people tweeting about “finally realizing” they’re introverts. As former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara tweeted, “Most of us are introverts. Who knew?”
Not so fast. Although we all act introverted at times and extroverted at other times, introversion is more than just getting comfortable staying home — it’s about the wiring of your brain.
So, will the real introverts please stand up? Here are 21 tweets only true introverts will understand. It’s funny because it’s true.
Tweets Only Introverts Will Understand
We do it to protect our energy.
Sometimes introverts don’t look like introverts.
It doesn’t mean I don’t like you, it means I’m avoiding small talk.
Spoiler alert: still an introvert.
Having to make my own phone calls might have been a worse punishment.
Confession: I watched it ring.
I need this emoji!
Didn’t we just talk about it?
It’s always text o’clock.
Please notice me looking at you… PLEASE notice me looking at you…
Such a rare and wonderful thing!
Sometimes I really do want to talk to someone but I don’t know what to say.
This comes question comes standard in the introvert starter pack.
In my case, dark chocolate.
Keep calm and stop asking introverts if they’re okay.
Trust me, it’s better for everyone this way.
Real talk: I don’t need a lot of “people” time.
I love you, but can you leave me alone?
I rarely get bored alone.
This PSA brought to you by introverts everywhere.
Why is that?