Introversion is a blessing in disguise. Introverts make some of the best friends, students, employees—and lovers—around! Outgoing introverts exist, as do shy extroverts.
Shyness refers to uneasiness in the midst of social interaction, and not all introverts feel this way. They may be perfectly comfortable around big groups of people. They merely need more alone time afterwards and we all know how tiring people can be.
We simply cherish the moments of solitude to reflect and recuperate, which will make the time we spend with you that much sweeter. Small talk is the enemy. Introverts prefer quality or quantity, which may be the reason why we say so little. Deep, personal conversations rev our engines.
Springing things on us out of the blue gives us anxiety. Surprises are nice every once in a while, but popping up at the front door unexpected may be a bit much.
And when it comes to stepping out, we have to mentally prepare ourselves for whatever is to come. One of the main differences between introverts and extroverts is how they obtain and conserve energy. While extroverts get their energy from the people around them which is why they tend to function best around othersintroverts use up energies from within.
Constant social interaction causes us to become over-stimulated, which is when we tend to retreat to our sanctuaries of solitude. As mentioned before, we cherish the time we have to ourselves for thinking, relaxing, and simply recovering after socializing too much or too long. Introverts can sniff bullshit from a mile away.
Or at least be good at reading body language. When does he or she get aggravated?
How long is too long where social interaction is concerned? When does your partner start to shut down, or close out? These are things to always ask yourself, regardless of the personality trait your partner identifies with.
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