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    Posted on Apr 19, 2017

    22 Things You Know If You're An Introvert With An Extroverted Best Friend

    Opposites do attract.

    1. You're great at listening and they're great at talking so it's really a match made in heaven.

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    Even though you can't relate at all, you genuinely enjoy hearing the ins and outs of their life.

    2. And they're more than willing to listen when you bottle up all your gossip for the next time you hang out.

    3. You've become masters of compromise over the years, and you spend equal amounts of time exploring each other's interests.

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    Agreeing to go out for drinks = one earned night of not moving from the sofa except for getting food.

    4. You live vicariously through their adventures, even though you kinda get tired just hearing about how hectic it is.

    5. And you mean entirely different things when one of you asks questions like "who will be there?"

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    While you're trying to mentally prepare, they're just excited to spend time with people.

    6. They've learned to accept your excuses for not wanting to hang out with others, so you can actually just be honest about it.

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    But they'll make excuses for you to other people.

    7. And they still always invite you to things, even if they know you're probably going to say no.

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    8. They understand that sometimes you DO want to socialise; you just like it in small doses and prefer to cool off afterwards.

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    9. They're happy to let you stick by their side while they introduce you to people because strangers can be a little much.

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    10. When they need you to accompany them for moral support, you can find little ways to entertain yourself.

    11. And when they want out, you can communicate with just a look and swoop in to save each other.

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    You immediately know when they're over it.

    12. Because at the end of the day, you both thrive when you get a chance for the two of you to hang out alone in sweatpants.

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    It's when the weird side of your friendship blossoms.

    13. People may question your friendship because at first glance it seems like you absolutely should not be as close as you are.

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    14. In fact, the lives you lead are polar opposites.

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    But you have waaay more in common than meets the eye and you much prefer being an overexcited cheerleader for your extrovert friend's life.

    15. It probably took some time for them to get to know you because you're so closed off.

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    But if anyone can work through all those layers, it's an extrovert.

    16. And it eventually developed into a super secret friendship because you know the hidden ~deep~ parts of their personality and they know what you're like at your most carefree.

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    Despite your differences, it somehow works.

    17. They push you to embrace new experiences and do things you would otherwise avoid.

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    Though you'd rather just curl up with a good book, you're grateful for it in the long haul.

    18. And you're great at reeling them back whenever they begin to show their flair for the dramatic.

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    19. They defend you when people misinterpret your quietness as being rude.

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    20. And likewise, you defend them when people misinterpret their bubbly persona as being shallow.

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    21. You understand when they want you to have a place in their busier life, and they understand when you need some alone time.

    22. And even though you disagree on 1001 things, you really couldn't be happier that you've found each other.

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