An introvert doesn't dislike company but crave the right kind of company.
Small talk is a killer because it's pointless and boring.
Introverts can be the life of a party as long as the party is tiny and consistent of trustworthy, lovely people they connect with.
Introverts love networking but only when it's important and not shallow. When it's about connecting and not selling or boasting.
Introverts love their own company and need their protected lone time. It's not a rejection of you, it's a respect of their selves.
Introverts are loyal, empathic and reflective.
Introverts can talk your ear of, if you allow them the space to be themselves and you listen with interest and attention.
Introverts love an adventure as much as the next person, they may just prefer it more organised. It's not anti-spontaneity but anti-time waste.
Introverts aren't shy, but they do smell fake people a mile away and avoid engaging.
Some introverts over-analyse, have depression or anxiety, fret a lot, moan, judge, gossip, have anger issues, people please too much and cry often - just like extroverts. That's called a unique personality, don't mistake the two.
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