I am an introvert and I am at peace with myself
  1. I am not a hermit
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    I like being alone and I value my time by myself. I would rather be at home than at a party
  2. Social interactions can be scary
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    I need to practice a conversation with someone at least 10 times before I am ready to talk to them.
  3. Parties are hard
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    It's very possible for me to go to the party but I will probably be attached to my 2 friends the entire time or finding a dog to pet
  4. Exhaustion from interactions
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    Parties and large crowds drain introverts energy unlike extroverts who receive their energy from parties and crowds. Therefore as an introvert, after an awesome night of partying I will be exhausted for probably 3 days.
  5. Doing things by myself is OKAY
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    I am comfortable with doing stuff on my own, you don't need to make me feel weird about it.
  6. I'm not depressed
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    I am not mad, sad, or shy. I just do not want to talk to anyone for a bit and that is fine.
  7. Being outgoing is hard
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    As much as I would like to be the person that makes friends wherever they go, I'm the one that will sit in the back of the room and only be social if I have to
  8. I love books
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    Books are like living another persons life and escaping your own world. Books are my escape when I am overwhelmed.
  9. I talk to myself... A lot
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    I have more conversations in my mind than I do in real life. A lot of the times these conversations in my mind translate to my actually saying them out loud to myself.
  10. I love people
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    I really do like people but sometimes I really just don't have the energy to be social.