My name is Jonathan, and I am an introvert.
Oh, for years I denied it. After all, I have good social skills. I am not morose or misanthropic. Usually. I am far from shy. I love long conversations that explore intimate thoughts or passionate interests. But at last I have self-identified and come out to my friends and colleagues.
Understanding introverts can be a hard task for some, particularly extroverts. We hate to polarize here but this difference, in ‘orientation’ as Jonathan describes, can cause obvious friction.
Here Jonathan discusses how introverts are different, why they may act certain ways and how to accommodate them. It’s a fun read for both opposites.
Caring for Your Introvert – [TheAtlantic]