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Are You Actually An Introvert?

Alone time is the best time.

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    Do people call you antisocial all the time?
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    Do they try to convince you to be more outgoing?
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    Do people ask if you’re depressed?
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    Or if you’re “OK,” whatever that means?
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    Does everyone ask you what you’re thinking about?
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    Do you have to take breaks to recharge?
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    After spending a full day with someone?
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    Half a day?
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    An hour?
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    Do you mentally prepare before you have phone calls?
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    Do you purposely ignore a call if you don’t know who is calling because you’d rather not talk to a stranger?
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    Do you always text instead of call?
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    Is a communal table at a coffee shop not even an option?
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    Would you leave the coffee shop rather than ask to sit with someone?
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    Do you hate when your hairdresser tries to make small talk?
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    Would you rather walk instead of taking a cab so you don’t have to interact with the driver?
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    Do you hate being in elevators with other people?
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    Do you actively not ask questions at the doctor’s office so you can leave more quickly?
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    Do you stare at the ground so you can pretend you didn’t see someone approaching?
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    Is your bag actually 80% books so that you always have something to do instead of talking to people?
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    Is your bed your favorite place in the world?
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    If you could, would you spend all your time hanging out in it?
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    Would you be happy never hearing another person’s voice all weekend?
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    Do you eat a meal that isn’t right because you don’t want to have to talk to the waiter about what is wrong?
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    Is daydreaming your favorite hobby?
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    Do you make up excuses of why people can’t stay with you when they visit?
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    Have you gone to the movies by yourself?
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    To a restaurant by yourself?
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    Would you never ever go on a trip with a tour group?
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    Do people ask you stupid things like if you’re worried of dying alone?
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    Does the idea of small talk make you want to curl up in a ball?
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    And are you not even sure how to go about flirting?
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    Do you wish it was “appropriate” to ask a first date to hang at your apartment so you don’t have to deal with anyone else?
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    Do you regret going to any party the minute you walk in the door?
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    And then stay at said party for under two hours?
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    Do you spend most of your time at a party slowly nursing your drink and/or eating snacks?
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    Or sitting on the couch by yourself?
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    Do you hide in the bathroom if you get there before your friends?
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    Or stand outside pretending to check your phone until they arrive?
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    Do you secretly wish you didn’t have to meet your significant other’s family because the amount of small talk you’ll have to do?
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    And does the idea of staying at their parents house fill you with dread?
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    Would you wait a very long time to get the check at a restaurant so you don’t have to ask for it?
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    Do people mistake your thinking face for a resting bitch face?
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    Do you check every app on your phone so that you don’t have to talk to anyone?
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    Would you download a new app specifically so you don’t have to talk to someone?
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    Or leave your headphones in even when you don’t have music so no one will take to you?
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    Have you ever not asked for help you need just because you don’t want to ask?
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    Do you spend most of your time at parties with the host’s pet?
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    Do you think about getting your own pet so that you don’t have to hang out with things that talk but still have things that love you around all the time?
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    Are books and movies and TV your best friends?
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    Do you not participate in events that would involve ice breakers?
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    Do you hate job descriptions that use the term “team player”?
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    But kick ass when it comes to doing projects on your own?
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    Do you only go out one night a weekend maximum?
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    And even if you enjoy yourself, feel like you need the other night to recharge?
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    If it were up to you would you happily stay home all weekend?
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    Do you hate going to family events because you have to answer the same question over and over again?
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    Is introducing yourself fear-inducing?
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    When your friend asks if they can bring a bunch of friends with them somewhere, do you debate just uninviting everyone?
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    Do you only go to a party if your friend promises that they won’t ditch you?
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    And when they do, do you immediately debate leaving?
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    Are you proud of yourself when you have a successful social interaction?
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    Is working remotely part of your dream job?
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    Would you never go to a music festival because there are just WAY too many people there?
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    Does your dream marriage involve having built-in “alone time” away from your partner?
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    Do you get nervous at the idea of meeting your friend’s other friend group?
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    Or at the idea of your friend getting up for a minute and leaving you alone with someone you don’t really know?
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    Is Netflix your favorite invention of all time?
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    Have you happily watched an entire series in a month?
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    In a week?
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    In a day?
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    Do you drive yourself to parties so that you can leave early?
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    And smile all the way home because you love the silence of the night?
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    Or belt out your favorite song as loud as possible because you know no one else will know?
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    Do you do all the work in group projects so you don’t have to deal with other people?
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    Or do you do nothing in group projects so don’t have to talk to anyone?
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    Would you rather go shopping alone?
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    Do you wear headphones so that salespeople don’t try to help you?
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    Are pushy salespeople one of your biggest pet peeves?
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    Do you like using the internet because you can show your personality without having to deal with anyone?
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    Is canceling plans is your favorite thing to do?
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    Does everyone try to fight you to be more social?
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    But you’re happy the way you are?
 
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