Today I’m re-blogging a post by the marvelous Kristen Lamb. In it she talks about the differences between extroverts and introverts and introduces a term new to me — ambiverts.
As humans we tend to think in very black and white terms, but as writers and artists, we are wise to remember that people have many dimensions. What we see is not necessarily true, especially when it comes to labeling others as “introvert” or “extrovert.”
What Does It REALLY Mean to Be an Extrovert or Introvert?
Introversion and extroversion are commonly misunderstood. Just because someone is shy, doesn’t mean she’s an introvert. Someone who is bubbly, gregarious and the life of the party can, in reality, be an introvert. The difference between introverts and extroverts is simply this:
I think we are all both…its just revlavent what percentage. I’m 98% introvert and 2% extrovert…yet I push myself. Look, I’m even writing here!