Contrary to what some might think, introverts aren’t misanthropes. In other words, we don’t hate people. Due to a biological difference between introverts and extroverts, introverts get more drained by socializing than extroverts do. In fact, too much socializing can easily result in an introvert hangover, which is when introverts feel physically unwell from overextending themselves socially.
If you’re an introvert, you know the struggle is real. And when your energy levels hit rock bottom, you just can’t people anymore until you get some downtime — that’s the very meaning of an introvert. Here are 19 introverts who have done just that. Can you relate?
Silently willing everyone to leave the house so I can eat breakfast in peace #introvertproblems
— C’loni Bailey (@clonithegreat) August 9, 2017
I’m getting a free lunch during a work meeting today, but I’d much rather eat at my desk and read. #introvertproblems :0
— Tiffany (@TifWalsh) August 9, 2017
— Brenna Gwyn Snowe (@BrennaGwynSnowe) August 6, 2017
— INFJ (@INFJ_memes) August 13, 2017
— Vania (@vivavania) August 6, 2017
— Rhys Ivan (@RhysIvanMusic) August 7, 2017
Just want to be at home where I am more comfortable #introvertproblems
— Camille🦄 (@happymeal92) August 5, 2017
Legitimately can’t wait to spend my weekend avoiding everyone and everything #introvertproblems
— running on empty (@lunaa_sea) August 4, 2017
That moment when your so tired you barely have energy to talk even to your family. That’s what being social does to me. #introvertproblems
— Tiffany Goldman (@mstiffanywriter) August 8, 2017
— Sandy Barton (@sandbar17) August 6, 2017
— Shelby Renae (@ShelbyRenae15) August 5, 2017
It’s my third day at a business conference and I’m sooooo tired. Extroverting is hard, y’all. #introvertproblems
— That Short Chick (@Ragdoll_Inc) August 8, 2017
Tomorrow I have 5 meetings scheduled plus an after-work event with work people. I might need to take Thursday off. #introvertproblems
— Erin Vandenberg (@looplooks) August 9, 2017
— Spry Violetta (@SpryVioletta) August 5, 2017
#introvertproblems — having company over:
Me: I love you, but please leave.
Still me: PRETTY PRETTY PLEASE.
— Liv K. Fisher (@oliviakimwrites) August 2, 2017
When you crashed from spending too much time with people but everyone still expects you to smile and be good company #introvertproblems
— Lauren Ploger (@8bloodyhell8) August 8, 2017
Introvert problems: reaching the point of “I’m literally going to cry if people do not stop talking to me”
— Mega(tro)n (@mega_tro_n) August 7, 2017
— A.J. Kleinheksel (@AJKleinhex) August 8, 2017
— ⭐NightLightKnight (@niliknight) August 6, 2017
Tweet your #introvertproblems and tag @introvertdear, and we’ll retweet our favorites.
You might like:
- 17 Signs That You Have an Introvert Hangover
- The Reason Socializing Drains Introverts More Than Extroverts
- Introverts Don’t Hate People, They Hate Shallow Socializing
- 12 Things Introverts Absolutely Need to Be Happy
- Why Are Words So Hard for Introverts? Here’s the Science
Did you enjoy this article? Sign up for our newsletters to get more stories like this.