Disadvantages Of Introverts

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To know if someone is an introvert, one must know the signs of introversion. If someone prefers to spend time alone or with one or two close friends only, concentrate more when he or she is working alone, often given the impression of quiet, calm and/or mysterious, and feels more energized when alone, he or she is more likely to be an introvert (Collingwood, 2007). There are many other signs an introvert has but the ones I have stated are the basic, obvious signs. There are many personality tests made by experts that will help us determine what type of personality a person has. It can be done by self-diagnosis and we don’t need a psychologist himself to help talk about this issue because being an introvert is not a serious matter anyway. It…show more content…
They also possess great, enviable qualities other people wish they had. For example, introverts are great listeners. They don’t need to do the talking, yet people will still love speaking with introverts. Another advantage is that introverts do not need external rewards to keep their minds in focus. Because they love and desire to be alone, that itself is the best reward they can give to himself. It is never a problem for an introvert to work alone. In fact, they would do and finish tasks that does not need other people’s company. They are independent. They are fine on their own. Those are some benefits an introvert possesses. Other benefits and advantages introverts have include: They can be calm in the middle of a crisis, they have a few but amazing true friends, they intrigue a lot of people, and they think deeply on their…show more content…
Introverts are said to be shy, antisocial, outsiders, and arrogant. To clarify each misconceptions, I will briefly explain how they are different from introversion. First on the list is the word “shy”. According to Kahnweiler (2013), “shyness is a product of fear or anxiety in social setting, whereas introversion is simply about a source of energy”. Being shy has nothing to do with introversion. Yes, there may be shy introverts but there can be shy extraverts as well. Shyness and introversion cannot be correlated with each other because shyness just means they are nervous to talk but introversion just avoid talking to people, not necessarily timid or shy. Another unfortunate misconception about introverts is that they antisocial or outsiders. Because introverts do not want to share too much information about their lives, they are often given these impressions (Collins, 2009). Introverts prefer to be intimate – the main reason why they don’t share a lot of things on their media. Lastly, people often attribute introverts as snob and arrogant people. Introverts can’t take to socialize to people for a long time. They eventually try to separate themselves from the group to have some time alone. Because of that, they appear to be arrogant, rude and
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