11 surprising things that probably make you an introvert

November 1, 2023

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Written By - Ravi Shankar (GoodMindKeeping)

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Being an introvert simply means that you're more inwardly focused and you find your energy in solitude and introspection. 

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Hi, I'm Ravi Shankar. Today, In this story, I'll tell you about 11 surprising things that probably make you an introvert. 

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1. Small talk makes you cringe

Introverts prefer deep and meaningful conversations over chit-chat.

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2. People find you easy to talk to

Introverts are naturally thoughtful and observant, as well as curious about people in general.

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3. At parties, you spend a little too much time in the bathroom

Social gatherings are a natural part of life.

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4. You have a small circle of close friends

On the bright side, those people who are close to you don't drain your social battery.

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5. You love people-watching

If one of your favorite pastime activities is people-watching, you're probably an introvert.

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6. You would rather text than call

Introverts prefer written communication because it's less draining and gives them enough time to mold their thoughts.

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7. You believe canceled plans are the best kind of plans

There is nothing better than making plans with friends.

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8. You avoid crowded places

Introverts don't do well in crowded places. They get overstimulated. 

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9. You're a night owl

'The early bird gets the worm' is a common saying I despise with my entire being. 

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10. You loathe group projects 

Introverts can thrive as part of a team as long as they balance activities like calls and team meetings with deep work sessions.

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11. You overspend on home décor 

Spending a ton of money on your home probably means that you're an introvert.

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Like many personality traits, introversion is not a one-size-fits-all characteristic.