If you’re an introvert, you likely value your alone time. You think before you speak. You’d much rather socialize one-on-one than in a group. A phone call is probably your worst nightmare. But most of all, you are silently strong.
It can be tough to prefer to be alone in a world that values boldness and extroversion. But take heart, quiet types: Twitter has your back. Each month, we round up spot-on tweets that capture what it’s like to be an introvert. Scroll down for our latest batch.
Left my lunch in the breakroom but there's a luncheon going on. Abandoning lunch and eating out to avoid interaction. #introvertproblems— Renee Delacruz (@rdelacruzauthor) October 27, 2017
Waiting all day to find out if plans are still on = inability to relax....all day. #IntrovertProblems— CoffeeShop Introvert (@CSIntrovert) October 20, 2017
Discovered a corner at home where there's no phone connectivity. That's now my favorite spot in the house. #introvertproblems— Pooja Shah (@dolphinpooja) October 24, 2017
#IntrovertProblems = Hating that you've become a regular anywhere, because you just want to procure your items & leave without conversation.— M. Cerys Jenks (@mcerysjenks) October 18, 2017
When there are SO many open seats and someone sits right next to you #introvertproblems— Court (@M0shedPotato) October 18, 2017
Tfw you look up stuff about the place you’re at online because you don’t want to talk to people at the help desk #introvertproblems— løckhart (@austintatious20) October 17, 2017
Just survived another meeting that could've been an email. Sigh. #introvertproblems— Raposas KR (@konradproject) October 2, 2017
Sometimes I feel like I don't know how to properly interact with other human beings. #introvertproblems— Jeffrey Todd (@TheJeffreyTodd) October 2, 2017
That moment when you're hiding in your bedroom because people don't understand your need for alone time #IntrovertProblems— Hermit Goals (@hermitgoals) October 28, 2017
When you're so busy avoiding someone in the store, you forget a bunch of stuff. #introvertproblems— ChristaWojciechowski (@ChristaWojo) October 31, 2017
Halloween is tomorrow... the time where strangers knock on my door all night. Oh, the horror. #introvert— Introvert Life (@IntrovertLiving) October 30, 2017
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- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.