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I Am An Introvert And Extrovert At The Same Time

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 156 People

    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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    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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    damn i guess I'm an introvert i never really gave it much thought but sub consciously i already knew i don't socialize well with others but for the briefest of periods and don't...
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    As introverts we have only a few close friends. So when your best friend, or your closest friend, chooses to spend time with someone else, provides you with a heads up, but doesn't...
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    I did not accept my introversion until very few years ago, when I was already in my forties. I went through a huge personal crisis after my marriage break-up, when I questioned...
    Cierzo Cierzo 41-45, M 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    yah, so don't feel too special or let it go ta your head!!!!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I only know one Person who was born the same month day and year and honestly mabe even the same time his name was Jeremiah... who else was born, if not the 10th, but in the month...
    Hon3yD3w Hon3yD3w 13-15, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My luck is sour for stupid stuff, but it turns around for important stuff.
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    I was just talking to my Dad, the poor guy is so confused right now. He's in hospice, hooked up to an IV being pumped full of massive pain killers and struggling with the whole...
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    I dislike the fact that a lot of people(most likely those of extroverted tendencies) get mad at us for being introverted. And then equating that to people who are "egotistical...
    OldSoulRedux OldSoulRedux 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    in high school, i felt out of place. found the most open, isolated spot i could to sit at lunch. back of the bus, back of the class, not feeling "left out", just didn't enjoy being...
    musikid48 musikid48 22-25, M Aug 25

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    I think a lot of extroverts like to be out and with other people because it keeps them busy, and when they're busy, they do not have negative thoughts in their heads about...
    W1LDF1RE W1LDF1RE 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I hate extroverts anyway, lol.
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    I'm extremely introverted. I'm an artist who works at home. I can stay inside for as long as a month. I've already done it. What's your longest time of staying inside of the house...
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    I can't believe they say that being introvert is "cool". There are times when I tend to envy how extroverts can easily click with new faces whereas I have to endure several...
    JustTheAverageJoe JustTheAverageJoe 13-15 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I was fresh out of a 4 year relationship. I wanted to rush the grieving process, so I started dating a 29 year old from Texas.(I'm only 17) We met in person, and we clicked. He was...
    Kkhudg Kkhudg 18-21 2 Responses Aug 22

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    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    My Personality Type would be INTP with Thinking-Dominant and Intuitive-Auxiliary, according to this nifty used book I picked up called "Do What You Are" by Paul D. Tieger and...
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    People can be both an introvert and extrovert. It's a spectrum, and most people score somewhere in the middle. I am not one of those people: I am an introvert through and through...
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