Thursday, April 4, 2013

Introvert

I long thought of myself as painfully shy and socially inept. Some of my most humiliating memories are about reacting inappropriately in unanticipated — and thus unplanned for — encounters and circumstances. If my self-diagnosis had included the possibility that I am an introvert I might have been more comfortable with myself — or not. In any event I understand my behavior a lot better since becoming more familiar with  the category. A friend posted this on Facebook and it's good:


Related: "I hate small talk" and "The world is run by extraverts"