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I Am An Introvert And Extrovert At The Same Time

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    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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