Introvert Quote of the Week: March 9

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For introverts, the best associations start with ideas. If you don’t feel a part of your neighborhood association or the happy hour regulars after work, don’t force it. The community that surrounds you may not be your community.

Laurie A. Helgoe, Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength

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Jenn Granneman is the founder of IntrovertDear.com and the author of The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World. Jenn is a contributor to Psychology Today, HuffPost, Susan Cain’s Quiet Revolution, Upworthy, The Mighty, The Muse, Motherly, and a number of other outlets. She has appeared on the BBC and in Buzzfeed and Glamour magazine. For most of her life, Jenn felt weird, different, and out of place because of her quiet ways. Now she's on a mission: to let introverts everywhere know it's okay to be who they are.