Moving to areas where I didn’t have an immediate social circle meant that I had to learn how to be on my own until I found a new group of friends.
But while I’m need to socialize; I alternate between getting literally twitchy with nervous energy and spates of depression when I’m stuck on my own.
Neither of us is what typically comes to mind when you think of an extrovert or an introvert… I bring this up because it’s very easy to fall back into stereotypes about introverts and extroverts.
But you might never realize it if you don’t catch me at the right moment.“For instance,” she said, “we’ll be talking about some cool event that we just read about and say ‘hey, let’s make a date out of this!’ And so I’ll start making plans for a romantic picnic for two around it…After all, I often go out to meals by myself, sitting quite happily at my table in the restaurant with a book. I work as a writer – a solitary profession by every stretch of the imagination.I have no problem spending evenings on the couch, marathoning The Last of Us or seeing what my Renegade Fem-Shepp is getting up to in a Mass Effect replay. Anyone who’s ever met her will start laughing their head off at this.
and they don’t necessarily match up with the reality.