My recent piece about introversion seems to have struck a nerve. It stimulated the most – and most intense – reactions to any of my posts. Several people emphatically identified with it, saying that they felt that it was about them.
I’m sure a lot of other readers felt that way too.
Introversion is a mostly invisible part of people’s identities. We are pretty aware of many aspects of…Continue
Do you often feel introverted, generally preferring to be in a small group of trusted friends than in a large gathering, for example?
It turns out that there a lot of people who feel that way.
Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, cites studies indicating that a third to a half of the American population is introverted.
Perhaps surprisingly, even larger…Continue