"Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them." -My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
Carl Jung is so trendy. Years ago, he really made introversion and extroversion a thing. People ran with it. And suddenly it’s 2013 and everybody is misusing the word introvert. You are not an introvert. No you’re
True introversion - not being overly shy, but needing to be alone to get energy, and thinking things through (usually a lot) before actually being willing to say anything. That's why what I think is much more than what I actually say.
- Introverts heal and energize from alone time. Embrace solitude and often avoid contact with other people, even if they possess good social skills. Socializing quickly drains their energy, requiring more alone time to rejuvenate them.