Introverts have a unique set of traits that make them stand out from the rest. Even if they enjoy spending time alone, that doesn’t mean they don’t like people. You should never take it personally if they tell you they need space. If your loved one is an introvert, here’s everything you need to know about them.
The truth about introverts
There are several myths about introverts which we are about to destroy. If you really want to know more about the quiet ones, check out these introvert truths.
Introverts are just as attractive and valuable as extroverts, but you need to really appreciate beauty in order to see that. An introvert may not be the most popular guy in town, but it may be the most profound and intelligent. Yes, most introverts prefer reading to going out and socializing. This is because introverts generally don’t like small talk. Why talk about insignificant things when you can discuss the stuff that really matters, like how was the universe created and where is this world going? Read on more truths about introverted personality here.
How to love an introvert
Introverts are not hard to love, but they need to be loved in a particular way. Their delicate emotional nature requires their partners to be extra careful in some aspects.
It’s essential to give an introvert space and you shouldn’t think that because they need it, they are mad at you or that there’s something wrong with your relationship. They need time to recharge their batteries and they will come back to you with a renewed affection. Here 6 things you should know if you love an introvert.
Introverts vs Extroverts
To better understand introverts, we made an analogy between them and extroverts. See here how they act differently.
There is also one very peculiar type of personality. These people are somewhere in the middle, they’re both extroverted and introverted. Take a look at 10 things you need to know about extroverted introverts.
Are they really introverts?
If you’re having doubts your loved one is an introvert or not, we might have the answer for you. Maybe they are ambiverts, meaning they’re neither an extrovert nor an introvert!
The long battle between introverts and extroverts has suffered some changes lately. We’ve become more aware of the magical power of the introverts when Susan Cain published Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking. This book indeed revolutionized the way we perceive introverts, who have been mostly ignored until now. Here are the undeniable signs they’re ambiverts.
Perhaps the person you love only pretends to be an introvert and in fact, he or she is a narcissist. There is a surprising link between introversion and another psychological trait called covert narcissism. As it turns out, introverts and narcissists share a particular concern for the self. They both reflect upon themselves, spending loads of time in deep reflection, primarily about their persona. Thus we may say there’s a fine line between self-reflection and self-preoccupation.
Narcissists and introverts have a lot more in common than we might think. Well, that is undercover narcissists. Mostly everything revolves around their mesmerizing personality. They make a habit of believing that they’re not appreciated at their true value. And most of the times, buzzed their qualities are going unnoticed, they feel neglected, misunderstood or underestimated. They don’t react well to criticism and more often than not, they take things too personally. Also, they deem other people’s problems as less significant than theirs. Read on to find out if your loved is actually a narcissist pretending to be an introvert.
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