Introversion Is My Normal: Embracing The Glorious Mess That I Am
In a world where everyone wants to be seen as perfect, being an introvert, you may not be everyone’s favourite. Often times, people prefer the extrovert with a smart mouth that replies jibe for jibe. They say, “Oh I like her ’cause she no dry dull.”
You are entirely the opposite. Taciturn. Solitary. And you get to hear things like, “Quiet people have an inner mean streak that they hide perfectly well.” So there is the pressure to conform to other people’s expectations.
In a society where many constantly bow to pressure, how do you embrace this difference, your introversion?
First, know that it’s perfectly fine to be an introvert. To have only that one trusted bestie. To dislike parties/other social gatherings. To constantly have your nose in a book.
Also, there is nothing medically/psychologically wrong with being an introvert. And being taciturn doesn’t make you “a pretender”.
Deal is, when you are comfortable with yourself, no one can ever make you feel less of a person. No one should. Give them no such power.
Live, love, learn and laugh.
Do share with me in the comments box your introversion story.