Introvert Quote of the Week: April 27

This might just be every introvert’s dream:

The truth is that you often feel more lonely in a crowded room than when you’re by yourself. What you really want is to have a meaningful conversation with someone you truly connect with. Or better yet, you’d relish the comfort of sitting with someone in silence — someone who you don’t need to explain yourself to because they just get you.

Michaela Chung, Alone, But Not Lonely: 7 Steps To True Connection For Introverts

Jenn Granneman is the founder of and the author of The Secret Lives of Introverts: Inside Our Hidden World. She also cohosts The Introvert, Dear Podcast and blogs for Psychology Today. For most of her life, Jenn felt weird, different, and out of place because of her quiet ways. She writes about introversion because she doesn’t want other introverts to feel the way she did.