Some people assume introverts are socially anxious, but that’s not the case. Introverts just don’t handle social stimulation as well as extroverts do. If you’re an introvert and you feel down about it, this article will make you feel better.
Check out these ten quality traits of introverts that you didn’t even know you have.
1) They are good listeners.
An introvert will silently judge a situation before speaking, listen to what you have to say, and think carefully of a response.
2) Introverts are self-sufficient.
They know not to depend too much on other people, in order to take care of their material needs. They get a feeling of empowerment from this independence.
3) They are very focused.
They concentrate closely and pay attention to all, verbal and nonverbal, information offered to them.
4) They are easy to please.
Introverts need little things in order to be happy. They prefer staying in with a book or a movie, than going out to crowded places with expensive drinks. This way, they save money and also relax.
5) Introverts are very observant.
They notice everything that changes around them, like a new haircut. This makes them give the feeling that they are thoughtful, and this is very appreciated by the people around them.
6) They are good at studying.
Introverts believe in the power of knowledge, and care deeply about learing new things. They can easily become experts in their fields because of this.
7) Introverts are very trustworthy.
They keep secrets, and know that it is hard to trust somebody. For this, when somebody shows them trust, they know to handle it with care.
8) They are commited to their goals.
Introverts are very dedicated, and this makes them very disciplined. They have ambitions and know not to expect approval for what they choose to do.
9) They are in touch with their feelings.
Introverts know how to handle their emotions, and can spend time reflecting on their behavior, in order to understand what triggers it.
10) Introverts are thought provoking when you make them talk.
Since they don’t talk that much, they have amazing things to say. They think carefully, and are passionate about things. They may not engage in small talk, but when they are interested in a subject, they will offer stunning insights.