Loners and Introverts

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Loners and Introverts

Group for those who are Introverted and those of us who are Loners. Someone who doesn't need other people around them to validate their own existence.

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Latest Activity: Jun 8

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INTJ - Introverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Dominique Lutz Apr 25. 4 Replies

To outsiders, INTJs may appear to project an aura of "definiteness", of self-confidence. This self-confidence, sometimes mistaken for simple arrogance by the less decisive, is actually of a very specific rather than a general nature; its source lies…Continue

Why you should tell people you are an Introvert

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Dominique Lutz Apr 25. 11 Replies

I have unfortunately had the response of "I can help fix you" ... which after that I no longer want to be friends with that person. Here is a good blog about telling others about being an Introvert.Telling others you are an introvert is often more…Continue

WHY INTROVERTS DON'T LIKE PARTIES

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Ryan Shields Apr 16. 1 Reply

Introverts, prefer to avoid excitement and pressure from the outside world. They're more reserved and thoughtful, unwilling to make quick decisions. They prefer quiet environments. Introverts feel most comfortable with a few close friends—some, in…Continue

Introversion: The Often Forgotten Factor Impacting the Gifted

Started by Steph S. Apr 15. 0 Replies

Introversion: The Often Forgotten Factor Impacting the GiftedAuthors: Jill D. Burruss and Lisa KaenzigCitation: From the Virginia Association for the Gifted Newsletter. 1999 Fall 21(1).You know at least one or perhaps are one: the child who…Continue

Introverts’ and extroverts’ brains really are different, according to science

Started by Steph S. Mar 9. 0 Replies

This is a very good article - I post some of it here for you all to read.…Continue

7 Positives Only Introverts Would Understand

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Jimmy McCann Jan 14. 3 Replies

There’s an avalanche of information about introverts on the web. The great thing about it is that it helps a lot of people realize their own introverted tendencies. Many introverts are beginning to understand why situations commonly perceived as…Continue

Quiet Quiz: Are You an Introvert or an Extrovert?

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by WendyW Mar 13, 2014. 2 Replies

This is an informal 12 question quiz, adapted from Quiet by Susan Cain, based on characteristics of introversion commonly accepted by contemporary researchers.  Take the quiz at the link below: …Continue

Why Introverts May Be More Successful Than You

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Steph S. Dec 20, 2013. 1 Reply

Why Introverts May Be More Successful Than You"as a recent Huffington Post article pointed out, there have been many exceptional…Continue

How introverts react to extrovert bullying

Started by Steph S.. Last reply by Steph S. Dec 20, 2013. 7 Replies

“[A]t school you might have been prodded to come “out of your…Continue

INTP (introverted, intuitive, thinking, perceiving)

Started by Joan Denoo. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 21, 2013. 2 Replies

INTP in a NutshellINTPs are philosophical innovators, fascinated by logical analysis, systems, and design. They are preoccupied with theory, and search for the universal law behind everything they see. They…Continue

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Comment by Steph S. on June 8, 2012 at 6:31pm

In solitude the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.
Laurence Sterne

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Comment by Steph S. on June 8, 2012 at 6:30pm

It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.
George Washington

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Comment by Steph S. on June 8, 2012 at 6:29pm

I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Henry David Thoreau

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Comment by Steph S. on June 8, 2012 at 6:26pm

Silence is the true friend that never betrays.
Confucius

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Comment by Steph S. on June 8, 2012 at 6:12pm

Better to have one friend of great value, than many friends who were good for nothing.
Anacharsis

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Comment by Steph S. on June 8, 2012 at 11:25am

The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?
~ Henry David Thoreau

Comment by Steph S. on June 8, 2012 at 10:31am

True friendship consists not in the multitude of friends, but in their worth and value.
Ben Jonson

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Comment by Steph S. on June 1, 2012 at 9:54pm
Tracy welcome to the group!
Comment by Steph S. on May 29, 2012 at 5:50pm

Hey people! How are you all doing!

Tonya thanks for sharing your story, and Jonathan was nice enough to welcome you too.

You are correct Prog Rock Girl meaningful interaction is the hardest to find.

Comment by Prog Rock Girl on May 29, 2012 at 5:44pm

I'm mostly introverted, I've been known to do a lot of things solitarily, although I also do sometimes crave interaction with humans. Meaningful interaction is a difficult thing to find.

 

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