shared this blog post with me on Facebook. She read it and said many of things written reminded her of me. I clicked through to the post, read it myself, and felt like I could have personally written all 11 points. If you're interested in learning more about introverts and how they function you should read the complete post.
Here's a few highlight of some things that resonated with me the most.
- I try to avoid situations where I feel that way, so I may decline your
open invitation to some random event. It doesn’t mean I don’t like to be
around you, it just means I like to have more control over my surroundings.
- I can turn it on to dazzle a crowd, but if you take me out for lunch afterwards, I’ll probably just listen to you talk.
-Did I get quiet? Do I have a mean look on my face? I’m not judging you;
I’m just wrapped up in my thoughts with my [crabby]-resting-face on.
- When you have a strong monologue constantly running in the background,
it is pretty easy to settle-in and listen for a while. I have to work
through things in my head before I proceed, so I usually need a few
And my favorite....
- That time after an event or meeting ends and stragglers hang around to
talk – yeah, I know this is the perfect time to make more plans, connect
with new people, and get involved with future projects, but I really
really really hate this. I’m probably already checking my phone in my
car before you have even picked up your purse.