Extroverted introvert – the term sounds highly contradictory. But it also makes perfect sense for people like me. I like having fun with my friends, go out, talk to people. At the same time, I need time to myself. So, I’m an extroverted introvert. It’s confusing, but many people would relate to this
These are some truths about most extroverted introverts.
1. We like the company but not necessarily talking.
Talking needs work. Spending time with people itself give us happiness.
2. We prefer face to face conversations.
Big groups are not our thing. One on one talks us know the person truly through personal conversations.
3. We’re bad at texting.
Being around people and socializing, drains our energy. So, we get too tired to be responding to texts or calls. It doesn’t at all mean that people annoy us.
4. We also get lonely sometimes.
Just because we like being with ourselves, doesn’t mean we don’t feel lonely. We feel like going out, but the house is just too comfortable and cozy to leave.
5. It’s difficult to get us to go out.
When people make plans with us, we start assessing the entire situation.But once we do go out, we enjoy it.
6. We talk less, but we can help people worse at socializing.
If we find a person more unsocial than we are, we try our best to have a comfortable conversation with them.
7. We think even while being out.
We are outside and socializing, but in our heads, we observe and think continuously.
8. When we get praise, we can’t accept it.
People think we are perfect leaders as we talk when we want to and are reserved when needed. But we think we can be far better.
9. We want attention but not too much.
If people start noticing us for our good work, we enjoy it. But too much of attention makes us uncomfortable.
10. We are mistaken as flirty.
Interacting with people is important. So, we genuinely show interest in what they talk about.
11. We like being around unknown people.
At coffee shops and alike, we can keep to ourselves while being around a lot of people.
12. Small talk is not our thing.
We like deep conversations. It helps us connect better.
13. We have no friend groups.
Having two or three friends who are special to us, make us happier.
14. You’re special if we spend time with you.
We are too picky while choosing friendships. So, if we really like spending time with someone, they’re special.