If you’re an introvert, you value your alone time. You tend to think before you speak. You’d much rather socialise one-on-one than in a group. A phone call is probably your worst nightmare. But most of all, you are silently strong.
It can be tough to prefer being alone in a world that values sociability. But take heart, quiet types: Twitter has your back. Each month, we round up spot-on tweets that capture what it’s like to be an introvert.
Scroll down for our latest batch.
CDC: To prevent coronavirus stay home, avoid physical contact and don’t go into large crowds.
Introverts: I’ve been preparing for this moment my entire life.
— Matthew (@CrowsFault) February 28, 2020
“Are you free tomorrow?”
That entirely depends on the rest of the information you’re about to give me. #introvertproblems
— Introvert, Dear (@IntrovertDear) February 28, 2020
A lot of my life as an introvert is saying something out loud & nobody hearing it, & then deciding whether to say it again louder & brighter
— Aparna Nancherla (@aparnapkin) February 11, 2020
Looking forward to it.
— Debbie Tung (@WheresMyBubble) January 31, 2020
Being an introvert allows me to care about humanity and despise human beings, simultaneously.
— Shower Thoughts (@TheWeirdWorld) February 13, 2020
I’m that weird person that genuinely enjoys when you invite people over and they show up late bc that means more alone time #introvertproblems
— SavvyAsF(ried) (@SavvyAsF) March 1, 2020
— Tania Lopez-Cepero (@tanialopezceper) March 3, 2020
If you’re an #introvert, you know the glorious relief of canceled plans.
— Introvert, Dear (@IntrovertDear) February 15, 2020
When people speak more words in 20 minutes than I speak in a day I get really uncomfortable #introvertproblems
— Ethan Eburwell (@Eburwell92) February 29, 2020
Sometimes when I enter an elevator and no one else is in there with me, I quickly push the “close door” button as to avoid anyone else coming in and trying to talk to me. #introvertproblems
— Cifiriv (@Virific) February 29, 2020
I love it when the plans are mutually cancelled without verbal communication.
— chosen one (@supremeyoms) March 2, 2020
Me: Ha, ha! Finally I, as an introvert, am able to work from home and not talk to people on a daily basis!
Siri: I didn’t quite catch that, Rick.
Alexa: Would you like to re-order Tide Pods on a daily basis?
— Rick Riordan (@camphalfblood) February 6, 2020
How do introverts flirt?
— Joyce (@Joycemlcy) March 5, 2020
Me: Wow I’m so lonely.
Also me when a friend texts last-minute to hang out: Wow I love staying home alone.#introvertlife
— Jenn Granneman (@JennGranneman) February 29, 2020
— Introverted Me (@KevinMartz97) March 1, 2020