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I Am An Introvert And Extrovert At The Same Time

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    gordytraveler gordytraveler 66-70, M Aug 27, 2014

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    No shortcuts is without its share of

    obstruction.. Go through it, not around it... *the grown up girlfriends
    Lyra1001 Lyra1001 26-30, F Aug 27, 2014

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    I'm Not Sure You Can Be

    I think we can act like one or the other at different times, even performing in each way of living well, But being an introvert or being an extrovert goes to what energizes us or drains us, and I think it's hard to be both. One of the other energizes up. One or the other saps...
    charlottesbed charlottesbed 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

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    sorry for the weird questions i sometimes i ask i know it gets annoying but i do thank you for answering those when you do
    punk8885 punk8885 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Wait I am confused, I do bomb stuff, get crazy out there and party!! But I want nothing to do with anybody and I like being a loner hell even my own company is exciting. Does this...
    SpiritualStoner SpiritualStoner 16-17, M 3 Responses Apr 24

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    I have been contemplating on having an affair for a while, with no one in particular just wanting to have some lively fun again so when an opportunity popped up i decided to hop on...
    fufie fufie 31-35, F Apr 16

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    I really need friends. I'm genderfluid and kind of happy about it, I'm 16 going on 10 and 25 at the same time, I love theatre and public speaking, but am terrible at conversation...
    PirateZ PirateZ 16-17, T 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Seeing a clear night of stars in secluded area is a privilege. It humbles me with all the light having traveled unfathomable distances. At the same time I am overwhelmed with how...
    NewMan2015 NewMan2015 31-35, M 2 Responses Apr 16

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    Ugh a part of me is frustrated and frightened at the same time. I just wish I could have did something different back then before I started getting older. Days go by too fast and...
    AwesomeGuyy22 AwesomeGuyy22 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    But at the same time, I waste so much of mine myself.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 23

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    I don't get why extroverts mix introverts up with lonely people. Sure, we need alone time (a lot), and crowds are just not our thing, but why do they ASSUME that we are lonely...
    reivven reivven 13-15, F 9 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am sick of being told to be more extroverted(more outgoing or talkative in my case). When I ask why should I? I usually get told they care about me and don't want me to be...
    soulfulmind5 soulfulmind5 13-15, F Apr 22

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    I feel like things would be so much easier if I was extroverted. This whole being an introvert thing is frustrating as hell sometimes.
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses Apr 13

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    I am an introvert and my husband is somewhat. I am a home body and he is a truck driver which makes it even easier to be alone. it can get lonley then you begin wishing you were...
    LilMsLonley LilMsLonley 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    that horrifying moment when an introvert crosses paths with an extreme introvert. I do everything I can to avoid people in public but sometimes you just have to socialize. I was...
    ashb3r ashb3r 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    We are who we are and I really hate the fact that people think being extroverted is good and introverted is bad.
    ashb3r ashb3r 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I Introverted And In Distress Hey everyone, I just spent roughly an hour looking for somewhere to connect with people that feel the same way as me -- that is, introverted and...
    Missintroverted Missintroverted 26-30, F 7 Responses Apr 17

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    Hey everyone, I just spent roughly an hour looking for somewhere to connect with people that feel the same way as me -- that is, introverted and in distress. All day I've been...
    Missintroverted Missintroverted 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I was introduced to this term 3 years ago and I knew right away that I fit the criteria. I think it's important to point out that not all introverts are shy. Honestly I hate that...
    nursingstudent4 nursingstudent4 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 18

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    There's nothing like an introvert party, cause an introvert party don't start.
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses Apr 15

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    Am I the only one around here who love being an introvert? Rhetorical question aside, what's up with the whole "I'm an introvert I hate it oh my God I need attention so much"? Dear...
    Airlangga Airlangga 18-21 3 Responses Apr 19

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    Things every introvert does: "I could be home, on the Internet right now." when you're In a store, and someone is standing in front of an item you want, you pretend to look for...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 23

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    I love being an introvert. I can turn on the fun with others when I need to, but I really love just having me time. Alone with my thoughts and the ability to just be.
    grumpykittie13 grumpykittie13 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Idk if it just happen to me or most of the introverts when friends asks you to party with them and you'll ask questions like, where? What time? Who else is going? What should I...
    Angieinthewonderland Angieinthewonderland 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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    people kind of get the wrong idea about introverts I think, I mean I'm an introvert yetI love talking and making jokes and stuff, I just need to be alone so I can recharge..
    fawnathewolf fawnathewolf 13-15, F Apr 27

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    For a long time I wasn't sure if I was socially awkward or what, but I think I'm just an introvert. I feel uncomfortable around everyone except my husband and a couple of other...
    butters510 butters510 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 27

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    Hate myself for always being shy , socially awkward & scared. Always wished that i should have been more outgoing & sociable and had more friends to talk to , share my experiences...
    SAINTOFKILLER SAINTOFKILLER 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    Hello, new introvert join here !
    Johnsteves Johnsteves 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm pretty sure i am one. So i kinda have doubts about the seminar i attended this morning when the speaker said that we should be expressive of our feelings to our loved ones. I...
    itcheru itcheru 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I recently moved in with a girlfriend and realise it is not working. We moved in together far too soon and I hate it. We have very little in common, apart from the fact we both...
    MattA14 MattA14 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Message to everyone in this group. There is nothing wrong with being introverted and wanting to be alone. You are normal, and probably and amazing person. Never ever think...
    MattA14 MattA14 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I am an INFP. so glad to find people who are in the same type!! Nice to meet you all!! At first I thought being like this is quite wierd because none of my friends seems to...
    smilehiso smilehiso 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    Does anyone have any tips on how to decrease feelings of anxiety around seeing the same people? (i.e coworkers?). I'm fine with seeing strangers but if I see someone on a long-term...
    Missintroverted Missintroverted 26-30, F 16 Responses Apr 18

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    I don't want to be an introvert. I want to be a sociable person and never feel nervous when talking to anyone
    liytsl liytsl 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Right now it's hard to embrace me being an introvert. I so badly crave a friendship and a relationship. But it's so hard to go out where people are. It's hard at work sometimes...
    hiddenjem hiddenjem 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 19

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    'I don't want to be on my own……I want to be left alone'. I can remember reading this on someone's profile and I totally relate. Feel free to 'Like' if you yourself feel the...
    AutumnBliss AutumnBliss 46-50, F Apr 25

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    ive been this way since birth according to my parents. they said i wouldnt go to no one but my grandma and always stared gave people the death stare and always looked mean. im...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm having some issues. I seriously honestly truly am totally content, happy even, with being alone or with one person. Apparently that is unbelievable because everyone thinks...