Top 10 Misconceptions About Introverts
The Top Ten
As an INFJ, we prove that you can be social at times and also introverted - SirSheep
I'm a introvert, but I've grown out of the shy part. The only reason I've grown out of this is because I'm sarcastic at basically everyone. I only really open up to people who I'm close to though.
Not always the case. I know a few introverts who will happily instigate and hold an intelligent conversation with many people. - Britgirl
Not necessarily. If I know you I can have a conversation with you but but I’m a little hesitant if I’m unfamiliar with you - Randomator
I'm an introvert by nature. I'm known through my school to be incredibly smart (but socially rejected anyhow.) I don't think I've seen this one. - Cyri
The more time alone, the more time there is to think - SirSheep
Definitely not true - Randomator
Most aren’t. I am though - sadical
I try not to be - SirSheep
I’m Literally the exact opposite of that - Randomator
I'd say they are the antithesis of this. - Britgirl
Boring?! Many of the most prolific writers are introverts. How can having an active and vivid imagination be "boring"? - Britgirl
Haha I've never been accused of this. - Britgirl
I’m tired of hearing this cliche. Your personality or traits don’t determine how smart you are, no matter what “scientific studies” tell you on some random site on the internet. - JakePlaid
We're just less vocal about them - SirSheep
Why would I like downtempo music so much then. - MChkflaguard_Yt
My family and friends would strongly disagree with this. - Britgirl
Easier said than done - Randomator
I'm definitely not. I'd help people before myself at any time or day. - SirSheep
I'd say that extroverts are more inclined to be self-centered. They like to be in the limelight and love attention directed only towards them. - Britgirl
I've been accused of this even though I play several sports, including karate - SirSheep
Nope - Randomator
Not at all. Introverts just have a quieter way of dealing with problematic issues. But the outcome is exactly the same. - Britgirl
Nope - Randomator
I'm not happy ALL the time (but then who is? ) But I'm contented most of the time. I enjoy life and the challenges it brings. - Britgirl
Not true. They just have a few close friends. They like to prefer quality over quantity.
Not true at all, I'm just not friends with the people who insult me - SirSheep
Not true! Bill Gates is an introvert and he's one of the richest people in the world.
Anti-social personality disorder is often linked to sociopathy and most sociopaths are extreme versions of extroverts so this is false.