6 8

I get the feeling that a lot of people, including some here, do not really know what introversion is. It is not a pathological condition like social anxiety, nor is it shyness, though I assume a lot of people who suffer from social anxiety or are shy are introverted; it is simply the personal preference for more reserved or solitary circumstances or environments. Wikipedia actually has a very good crash course on extraversion and introversion for anyone who is interested.

StevenWilbur 7 Apr 11
You must be a member of this group before commenting. Join Group

Enjoy being online again!

Welcome to the community of good people who base their values on evidence and appreciate civil discourse - the social network you will enjoy.

Create your free account


Feel free to reply to any comment by clicking the "Reply" button.


I believe that it is all of that. Because they are shy or have social anxiety they prefer more reserved or solitary circumstances.

grammy Level 4 Apr 15, 2019

Being social with strangers or groups sucks the energy out of introverts. Being quiet and alone recharges their batteries

MojoDave Level 9 Apr 14, 2019

I prefere not to be sociable or go to public places were there alot of people or large crowds. I hate shopping , I am in and out as quickly as possible. I just don't like people . I am an introvert or just weird?

TimBo1 Level 4 Apr 12, 2019

Probably both. 🙂

@StevenWilbur thank you


I agree, lots of people do not know the diff and I no longer try to explain it to them. Kinda reminds me of talking to religious peeps.

I do wish that people understood that there is nothing wrong with introversion and that introverts do not need to be fixed.


Good comment. Introversion and extroversion exist on a sliding scale of personality. Social anxiety disorder is a disorder that can greatly change the quality of life and cause misery for the sufferer.

alanalorie Level 7 Apr 11, 2019

Introversion is a personality trait or type. There is little or no scientific basis for anything more than broad categories.

CeliaVL Level 7 Apr 11, 2019
Write Comment

Recent Visitors 65

Photos 723 More

Posted by AppleriverI really hated this in school. I worked so much better on my own. lol

Posted by TheoryNumber3Another tee shirt I need to add to my wardrobe

Posted by Appleriverlol this is definitely me. I hate walking out of a store without buying at least a pack of gum or something. I feel weird leaving empty handed.

Posted by KilltheskyfairyIt’s my fallback…

Posted by AppleriverFunny how that never works

Posted by FrostyJimStop worrying... ha!

Posted by AppleriverNo wonder I relate to cats so much…

Posted by AppleriverVery much so…

Posted by TheoryNumber3I have to get me one of these

Posted by AppleriverI really need one of these glass partitions lol

Posted by AppleriverThis relates to my teens years lol

Posted by KilltheskyfairyYou see one magical candy factory, you’ve seen them all…

Posted by KilltheskyfairyTwo good reasons to like the season!

Posted by KilltheskyfairyTwo good reasons to like the season!

Posted by KilltheskyfairyGood description!

Posted by KilltheskyfairyGood description!

  • Top tags#friends #video #world #god #religion #hello #religious #hell #Atheist #hope #relationship #money #anxiety #cats #truth #reason #kids #book #introvert #dogs #humans #children #Bible #church #fear #lonely #mother #Song #beliefs #memes #guns #books #laws #sleep #Christian #Friday #movies #media #wife #faith #sex #parents #animals #community #evidence #coffee #TheTruth #earth #DonaldTrump #government ...

    Members 1,886Top