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I Am An Introvert And Extrovert At The Same Time

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    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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    I like to be alone, people can be so nice and a few let all the others down. I think for myself it's better to avoid people. I find life less stressful and less annoying on my own...
    StephenJohnson96 StephenJohnson96 18-21, M 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I get it...find and connect with like minded people who share your interests, but I get so bored reading through the same experience groups. I like stumbling upon a profile that...
    GraesSparrow GraesSparrow 51-55, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Hello guys, Well, I hope you`re in for a good read but, I really hope some of you feel the same as I do and I don`t know if I`ll ever find someone in the same situation. If you...
    frozonov frozonov 36-40, M 21 hrs ago

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    I'm an introvert so I get exhausted if I'm around people too much and I don't really feel like myself (as opposed to a pretend version of me) unless I'm alone. I enjoy being alone...
    d1sc0rdant d1sc0rdant 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    For my fellow introverts, I suggest you read Susan Cain's book Quiet. I'm usually not into self-help books but this one seemed quite different.
    hmmyz hmmyz 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I. *******. Hate. Him. He ruined my life, and then he blames me! Wtf?
    TheGoodPuppet TheGoodPuppet 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Today I found a list of "top 100 introvert quotes" while looking around online, I think they were really good there were some that hit it right on the head. My favorites were...
    DenialLife DenialLife 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Oh how I wish people would understand what it's like! I enjoy observing, listening to conversations, being the wallflower. I have no problem not being in the conversation, I'd...
    SimplyEm SimplyEm 22-25, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been in an on & off relationship with my ex. He's a United States marine.. I regretted that I didn't trust him. & I think, no matter how many more guys I meet in the future...
    mskuran mskuran 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes we all need to go outside on a sunny day, take a walk and leave our worries at home. I did that today for the first time in a long time. I spend so much of my time...
    Jazzy1234 Jazzy1234 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I am the youngest childrens of my family of 10. I have to struggle to cope with this big family as I am an introvert. I always need a quiet room or at least a cushions with a...
    iChange iChange 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I can be antisocial at times and just want a break. It could take me two or three days after a night out to want to do anything else again with friends. I amn't addicted to my...
    imme163 imme163 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I just realized that I live in my own 'wonderland' (inside my thought) and that I don't know what to converse with people outside my wonderland. I just realized that it's harder...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've noticed how I could be very outspoken when I need to and then be very quiet and reserved in different situations. In my job, I was given the role to be an emcee and a public...
    majesticsea majesticsea 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I hate being so naive and putting myself in vulnerable positions for men to take advantage of me. I take full responsibility for this and should be more self aware and careful next...
    neurokitty99 neurokitty99 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Sometimes...people change... Over 3 months ago my type came as: Your personality type is I N F J ! Introverted (I) 54% Extraverted (E) 46% Intuitive (N) 77% Sensing (S) 23...
    swallow90 swallow90 51-55, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Finally an article that talks about us who are somewhere in between. Everyone is a spectrum in their personality. I love socialising when I am up to it. But I also feel the need to...
    majesticsea majesticsea 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    The hardest thing about college is all the people. I am honestly okay being around people, I enjoy it sometimes. However, I do not like to TALK with them...most often. Anyways, it...
    AprilRobertaLudgate AprilRobertaLudgate 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    I am open minded in many aspects.. one being my thoughts.. I don't mind sharing my thoughts about something to an extent.. and I don't keep many secrets.. I don't have secrets...
    Darasi Darasi 22-25, M a week ago

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    The lunch room. Now that I'm in school again, I have to deal with this horrible place on a regular basis. All I want is to quietly sit by myself and enjoy my food in peace...
    AmayaTsuki AmayaTsuki 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    The older I get the more introverted I become. I've been "introverted" since I was a kid but I have been able to be social and even talkative. however I'm finding the want or the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 2

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    I just realized something about social media. I would never approach a woman on facebook. Unless we knew each other really well, I would never randomly text her. I have crushes...
    KindHeartedGuy KindHeartedGuy 41-45, M 5 Responses Jan 30

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    I hate being this sometimes. It causes me to never make long term friendships. Once I let someone get close I fall back....I drop communication and I let them go completely. I mean...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 30

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    I get mad some time that some the kids pick at me. My teacher said I need to stay in the here and now. I am autistic so the they laugh if i get in a dream i think i am ok i am...
    mike2003a mike2003a 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    Not sure I call the time wasted. Hurtful, perhaps. I can learn, if I choose, from the situations I find myself in or I can keep repeating the same mistakes. If that person had not...
    justmerae1 justmerae1 46-50, F 9 Responses Jan 28

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    I can't decide if it's really an introvert thing but, recently i can't be comfortable being close to anyone. it might be the bad date but sharing a bed with my best friend going to...
    Tazz05 Tazz05 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    My son is an introvert but my daughter is an extrovert and sometimes we clash because of it. She can get quite loud and overly chatty. I adore her, but sometimes I need a break...
    Kate2point0 Kate2point0 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    I want someone to be alone with. I know that doesn't sound like it makes sense, but that's the only way I can describe it. Most people are basically just acquaintances to me. I...
    OrganicMachina OrganicMachina 31-35, M Jan 26

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    I was obsessed with the movie This is where I leave you. I was ACTUALLY obsessed with this one actor, Adam Driver, who plays Phillip. I have seen the movie so many times I could...
    ThisIsMe4Real ThisIsMe4Real 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    My mom as a child pulled me so hard, my arm/shoulder came out of its socket. I cried and screamed for an hour 'til it miraculously popped back into place. She was always “there...
    pommymommy pommymommy 36-40, F Jan 25

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    I know this is a bit of a random question, but does anyone know what the best jobs or job environments are for introverts? Not minimum wage but not something you need a degree for...
    twistedfayt twistedfayt 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 25

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    I have always Got attracted to Extrovert Men , I don't know why In my relations , I have faced problems also Being with an Extrovert Person ... I never understood this though...
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    I love Having my own Time ,I like to Enjoy my life too .. Company of 2-3 people is Fine with Me.. Sometimes I feel , I have faced a Lot of things because of my Introvert side
    Amnik Amnik 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    I am a 29-yr-old single Indian guy from Chennai, India. By nature I am a little shy and introverted person. I was raised in a conservative Indian middle-class household & I never...
    triton4 triton4 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Actually It wasn't the first time, but it was the first time a boy properly looked .... I was 11, it was my first term at Secondary school ( junior high to my American friends...
    Littlewetnappyboy Littlewetnappyboy 56-60, M 4 Responses Jan 24

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    I wish I was extroverted! Being shy sucks!!
    whyme3185 whyme3185 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 23

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