Introverts Explained: Why We Love You But Need to Get Away From You

Love this – it so says it all for me.

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I am told our desire to get away from everyone every now and again and again is perplexing and sometimes painful to extroverts. They don’t understand how we could enjoy being alone, period. Even more confusing, we sometimes choose to be away from people we really like.

The truth is we see all people as stimulation and potential energy sucks. Sorry.  It doesn’t matter if you make us laugh until we wet our pants or we find you so attractive we agree to make babies with you (or at least practice). We will need a break from you.  We even need a break from other introverts, but speaking only for myself, not as often.

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The other day I heard a fun-loving morning show radio host say she needs to be in the house alone often in order to be civil.  Having someone…

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2 Responses to Introverts Explained: Why We Love You But Need to Get Away From You

  1. Thank you for sharing my piece. I love the introvert community. So thrilled it resonated with you. Something wonderful about not feeling alone about your desire to be alone.;)

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