If you’re an introvert, you likely value your alone time. You think before you speak. You’d much rather socialize 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 to be alone in a world that values boldness and extroversion. 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.
Wanting to have close, meaningful friendships but not actually wanting to leave the house to socialize. #introvertproblems
— Introvert, Dear (@IntrovertDear) September 26, 2017
Someone on the airplane pointed out my headphones weren't plugged in. Yes, sir, you are correct. #introvertproblems ️
— Cara Adams (@Cara_Adams) September 12, 2017
I hate getting my hair cut. What on earth am I supposed to talk about for an hour with a complete stranger?? #IntrovertProblems
— Kendra D. Winchester (@K_D_Winchester) October 2, 2017
#IntrovertProblems: when at a party and you're more excited for the food than for the guests
— Kathi Fehlberg (@KathiFee95) September 23, 2017
Recently found out that people actually make plans for the weekend.
— Stephanie Kehr (@stephiekehr) September 24, 2017
— INFJoe (@INFJoe) September 4, 2017
— Rheann Erichsen (@RheannErichsen) September 23, 2017
Just left the dentist and the most excruciating part was the small talk #introvertproblems
— Rebecca Magness (@RebeccaMagness) September 21, 2017
why do ppl always want to ‘discuss’ over the phone, after I’ve sent an email? there’s really no harm in writing back. #introvertproblems
— Mister Dick Whitman (@UnspokenMedia) September 20, 2017
The worst part of going to work after being on vacation is 8,746 people asking you how vacation was... #introvertproblems
— Kari M (@MissKari24) September 18, 2017
When you have a big weekend of extroverting coming up so you hermit as much as possible beforehand to prepare yourself #introvertproblems
— Kae Frost (@rainyday2014) September 14, 2017
— Debbie Tung (@WheresMyBubble) September 26, 2017
Pet peeve: saying Yes to an invitation to one activity only to see it expanded into multiple I didn't sign up for. #introvertproblems
— Wendy J (@wendyjermyn) September 12, 2017
I came. I saw. I stood by the food bowl for three hours and went home. #IntrovertProblems
— Hermit Goals (@hermitgoals) September 29, 2017
— Judy Parks Samuels (@judysamuels) September 9, 2017
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This article originally appeared on HuffPost.