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Learning how to navigate my introversion + social anxiety was life-changing for me. There's that impulse that we have to try to be "normal" or to "fake it until we make it" when it comes to being social. It used to emotionally drain me so much. 
When I learned how to tell people (without shame or making up excuses) that I needed to step back not only did my friendships become healthier but I became healthier too. I wasn't always stressing out about how to come up with a good excuse to get out of something and the absolute guilt of saying "Sure, I'll go!" and then having something "come up". When I first started talking to my wife I wondered if she'd be okay with it. She's an extrovert and she LOVES talking on the phone and me? I'd be great if I never had to talk on the phone. Being able to let her know when I was feeling anxious or when I needed "me" time stopped me from being overwhelmed and emotionally crashing.

Making your needs known is HARD especially when it's not something you're used to but you'll be surprised about how many people will love and support you.

#introversion #introverts #introvert #introvertmemes #introvertproblems

blessingmanifesting: Learning how to navigate my introversion + social anxiety was life-changing for me. There's that impulse that we have to try to be "normal" or to "fake it until we make it" when it comes to being social. It used to emotionally drain me so much. When I learned how to tell people (without shame or making up excuses) that I needed to step back not only did my friendships become healthier but I became healthier too. I wasn't always stressing out about how to come up with a good excuse to get out of something and the absolute guilt of saying "Sure, I'll go!" and then having something "come up". When I first started talking to my wife I wondered if she'd be okay with it. She's an extrovert and she LOVES talking on the phone and me? I'd be great if I never had to talk on the phone. Being able to let her know when I was feeling anxious or when I needed "me" time stopped me from being overwhelmed and emotionally crashing. Making your needs known is HARD especially when it's not something you're used to but you'll be surprised about how many people will love and support you. #introversion #introverts #introvert #introvertmemes #introvertproblems

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