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Ten Super Unhelpful Things To Say to an Introvert

Introverts everywhere, get ready to shudder your way through this article. If you fall anywhere on the introversion spectrum, especially if you are a more extreme introvert, odds are strong that these charming little bon mots are an unwelcome part of your day to day life in the extrovert world…

Anxious Introvert

An introvert is an introvert is an introvert? Not really! It turns out that there are actually four distinct types of introverts tucked under the umbrella of the introvert personality trait. While all introverts are marked by a tendency to gravitate toward smaller-scale social interactions and require plenty of…

Thinking Introvert: What is Thinking Introversion?

What is a Thinking Introvert? It’s simple, right? You are either an introvert, who gains energy from alone time, or an extrovert, who gains energy from social interactions. Not so fast! You may be surprised to learn that there are actually four distinct subtypes under the general personality trait…

Characteristics of an Introvert

Our loud, materialistic society undervalues the characteristics of introverts, who by nature tend to be more quiet and understated than is the social norm.  In a culture obsessed with extroverted personalities, even positive introvert characteristics may be painted as undesirable or “less than” in some way. Let’s just get…

Social Introvert: What is Social Introversion?

What is a Social Introvert? Simply typing someone as an introvert or an extrovert is oversimplifying a rich aspect of the personality. As exploration and research into personality psychology unfolds, multiple types of introverts have been discovered under the umbrella of the trait of introversion. The dominant conception at present…

The Dark Side of the Introvert Personality

As this is a site built by introverts, written by introverts, and designed with care all for the of benefit of introverts, let’s admit that there are a lot of introvert lovey-dovey vibes going around. Since we introverts don’t really get our due in mainstream society, it…

Introvert Personality Traits

So you’ve discovered that you are the proud (or soon-to-be-proud, hopefully) owner of an introvert personality. If this is a newer concept to you, it might still be a little confusing. You don’t yet know all the ins and outs of introvert personality traits and…

Top 10 First Date Tips for Introverts

An Introvert’s Guide to Mastering That First Date First dates are inherently stressful situations. In the early stages of dating, two unacquainted individuals are sizing each other up as potential romantic partners. Both parties try to present themselves in the best light possible, accentuating what they perceive to…

Types of Introverts

Types of Introverts Ask ten people on the street for a definition of introversion and you will likely get ten different answers. One person may say that introverts are introspective and dreamy, another may claim they are socially anxious and lack confidence, yet another that they are up in their…

Restrained Introvert: What is Restrained Introversion?

Understanding Restrained Introverts There is much more to the picture than simply identifying yourself as an introvert or an extrovert. The richness of the introvert personality unfolds as we unpack different aspects or types within the introvert personality. Current research holds that there are four types of introverts. These four…

Defining The Introvert Personality

Defining The Introvert Personality Whether you’re an introvert or an extrovert is a central aspect of your personality, shedding light on how you gain energy, interact with other people, comport yourself in day to day life in the workplace and social settings…it can even help predict many…

Top 10 Introvert Problems

Top 10 Introvert Problems Group project? Ughhh, seriously? Networking event? Will I get fired if I don’t go? Blind date? One thousand times no! Party boat? Only if you’re paying…and there are mai tais. See yourself in any of the above responses? An introvert living in…