31 Unmistakable Signs That You’re An Introvert

A surprise birthday party is my worst nightmare.

1. This is your inner monologue during after-work drinks.

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2. You know that canceling plans is like winning the damn lottery, especially when someone else does it.

That way you don’t have to feel guilty!

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3. You’ve mastered the art of turning a day at home, doing nothing, into SOMETHING WONDERFUL.

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4. People often ask, “What are you thinking about?” because they haven’t heard you speak in a while.

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5. Meeting new people? Please, you already have more than enough friends.

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6. If anyone ever throws you a “fun” surprise party, this is your reaction.

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7. Seeing this on your Facebook timeline gives you extreme anxiety.

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8. You don’t hate parties, it’s just that you don’t LOVE being around a ton of people.

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9. And you’re ready to leave shortly after arriving.

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10. But, if for some reason you can’t leave, you know that hiding out in the bathroom is an option.

You’re really, really great at doing that.

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11. You do like to go out…to get your Netflix DVD.

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12. You’ve never said this before:

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13. But you have most certainly said this:

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14. Agreeing to a lot of nights out in a row isn’t fun. AT. ALL.

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15. This would be a realistic OkCupid profile summary:

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16. You’ve become that person at parties who hangs out with the food bowl, and that’s OK.

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17. You know this to be absolutely true.

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18. When you’ve been around people for too long, there comes a moment when you realize you need to be alone OR ELSE.

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19. Other people are always ruining your carefully thought-out responses.

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20. On the weekends, this is your daily battle:

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21. You wear headphones for a reason, and it’s so that people will (hopefully) not talk to you.


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22. If you’re working at a coffee shop and someone sits down at your table it’s like…NAH, PLEASE, NAH.

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23. The idea of working from home, all by yourself, fills you with a kind of happiness that’s borderline giddy.

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24. This looks terrifying:

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25. And this looks like the only place you ever want to be forever and ever.

Ahhh, silence!

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26. You don’t hide your lack of enthusiasm for socializing, and your friends are OK with it…mostly.

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27. You wish people would just accept you instead of trying to get you out of the house more.

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28. Because being an introvert means you’re a really great listener.

And you also give thoughtful feedback!

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29. And plenty of SUPER-successful people are introverts, like Meryl and Einstein.

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30. And while you may not always LOVE being in big groups…

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31. You know how awesome you are in your own element.

Introverts, unite! Wait, never mind…

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