Lately,I’ve been seeing a lot of articles about how awesome introverts are
and hilarious commentary about the problems introverts face.
Now I think that it is well fine and dandy. I mean hooray for the exposure this underrated group is getting.
The more people understand the group, the more accepting people will be
of their quirks and they will no longer be labelled names like
But what I have been noticing in these articles and in the comment sections, is a superiority tone.
It may be subtle (i mean they are introverts…can’t expect bold 😛 ) but it is there.
Comments that suggest that because they enjoy being by themselves…
that they therefore love themselves more than extroverts.
because they spend more time in their heads….
it means that they are “deeper thinkers.”
because they might read more books…
it means that they are more intelligent.
NO! STOP IT!
As someone who have been labelled an introvert for most of my life but who has become a self proclaimed Ambivert (don’t know what it is? Google it!)…..I’m beyond tired of the debate and the judgement that seems to come along with it. Neither trait trumps the other!
And instead of these new articles taking on a fresh angle…
they resort to the same old playground games of screaming that
“I’m better than you na na na boo boo” crap!
Being an introvert simply means, that individual gets energy from within
while an extrovert gets energy from a stimulating environment.
They both can make excellent leaders,
amazing friends and both be
I mean c’mon!
No need to put another person down
to feel good about yourself.