Things You Should Know About Introverts

I want to acknowledge I haven’t written this week in the way I need to but more on that later. Let’s revisit being an introvert for now. Yet another piece that describes how I feel so perfectly. 🙂 I was nominated for an award from a fellow blogger ( and will mention it when I have a chance. (So humbled) TGIF!!!! Now where is that cave to go crawl into where no one can find me for at least 3 days?!?!?!


Adding this question: Does anyone else understand this? What do you do when you need that alone time to recharge yet have no opportunity to be alone?

Playfully Tacky

From From 1) We need to recharge alone.
This right here is the cusp of the entire introvert v. extrovert debate (if there is one, anyway) – Introverts need to be alone to recharge. We tend to get completely worn out by socializing. This is basically what it means to be an introvert.

2) We don’t hate being around people, but we probably hate crowds.
I love being with people, but if you drop me into a large crowd I instantly feel like I’m alone and invisible. 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.

3) We don’t mind silence.
I can sit beside you in silence and not think we are having a bad…

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6 thoughts on “Things You Should Know About Introverts

  1. I get all of this and it pretty much describes me to a “T”. I write this as I have been in hiding in order to prepare for a weekend outing involving between 150-200 people. When I need to be alone, whether anyone gets it or not, I just say no to hanging out until I am ready to. It’s not easy but interaction sometimes makes me nauseous.

    • 150-200 people … yikes. I think I’d need a few days to recover. Lol Sometimes it really difficult asking for the space or choosing to take it when others don’t understand. But the person who emerges is so much calmer and able to take on more like that life throws at them.

      • Luckily, I have a wife who is very understanding of my introverted behaviors, after outings like this one, she gives me all the space I need to recover from it. With that space I gain the calm you just referred to, I really enjoyed the post. Thank you!

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