She embraces solitude like it’s her security blanket. But it also clutches back. It holds her back from taking the first step, from getting to know them.
An introvert will always understand the importance of space and alone time because they are so self-sufficient. The introvert needs time alone to unwind, to recharge, to clear their minds and when you need the same they will understand and respect your wishes and never take offense.
The concept of working a 9-5 job in an office can be daunting for introverts. We like to work independently, follow our own schedules, and we tend to kind-of-really-dislike being around people all day long. But we gotta pay that rent, right?
In public situations, you like to bring headphones and/or a book with you so people don’t try to engage in conversation with you. You just wanna chill during your flight, not talk to your seat mate about their hopes and dreams.
What people don’t realize is that you’re not an extrovert but an extroverted introvert who can only be extroverted for a certain amount of time.
Dating is hard for you, because you don’t always feel like talking, like answering phone calls or sending texts.
Wondering whether that other person wants to talk? Try and make eye contact with them. If they hold eye contact with you, this is usually a good sign that they are happy to make some kind of connection.
My unbridled words of wisdom are this: don’t fight who you are.
“Don’t make me feel guilty for leaving a party early. It already takes strength for me to do that on my own with everyone staring at me.”
These are the days I get stressed about because I don’t do anything when I am supposed to be doing so much.