Extroverts want us to have fun, because they assume we want what they want. And sometimes we do. But ‘fun’ itself is a ‘bright’ word, the kind of word that comes with flashing lights and an exclamation point! One of Merriam-Webster’s definitions of ‘fun’ is ‘violent or excited activity or argument.’ The very word makes me want to sit in a dimly lit room with lots of pillows — by myself.
Laurie A. Helgoe, Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength
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