Why Even Introverts Need Community

Friends and family are not enough; we all need to belong to a wider community, according to author Emily White.

The Conversation Introvert-Extrovert Couples Need to Have

Introverts and extroverts may approach conflict differently, but knowing each other's style can pave the way to effective conflict management in relationships.

6 Things Introverts Bring to Any Relationship

It's easy for introverts to image they're invisible amidst the razzle-dazzle of extroverts. But we're not; we put out our own warm glow.

Gifts For Introverts...To Give Themselves

The greatest gifts introverts can give themselves don't come in a box. In fact, they might involve stepping out of one.

5 Ways to Stop Overthinking and Get Things Done

Learning to stop your thoughts from running away with you takes discipline and practice, but it can be done.

How Introverts Can Be More Spontaneous

Introverts sometimes overthink social interactions. If you find you're feeling lonely, ask yourself if you could be more spontaneous and take advantage of easygoing, but also fulfilling, social connections that might drift your way.

Five Quotes to Consider on Being Alone

In a new book, the author describes society's attitude towards solitude, makes a case for its benefits, and suggests ways the solitude-averse can learn to love it. Or at least deal with it.

When the Listening/Talking Ratio is Out of Whack

If you find that you do most of the listening in your relationships, perhaps it's time to consider your role in the dynamic.

Why Introverts Don't Always Want To Be Alone

So much discussion about introversion has focused on our need to be alone, let's not forget that we need other people, too. Here are some things one introvert values in her relationships.

Introverts in Therapy

F. Diane Barth, L.C.S.W. talks about how recognizing their introversion helps her clients make progress in therapy.

Would You Rather Sit and Think or Give Yourself a Shock?

New research finds that some people would rather shock themselves that sit quietly with their thoughts, which sounds dire. But perhaps pleasurable woolgathering requires more than just a quiet room.

What To Say When You Need Some Alone Time

Sometimes finding the words you need isn't easy. Here are some suggestions for things to say when you need to set a boundary.

Travel Tips for Introverts

Solo travel is a natural for introverts, but we can go with a group, too, if we think it through and do it right.

Why "Mixed" Relationships Can Go Wrong

Introverts and extroverts can live happily ever after together if they stay aware of how personality plays into the relationship.

Online Dating and Introverts: A Good Match

Can you find love in your computer? Sure, why not? Here are some tips to help.

An Extrovert's Lament, An Introvert's Response

An extrovert writes about problems she faces as an extrovert—but are they really problems?

Romance Red Flags

These relationship red flags aren't necessarily deal breakers, but if you spot them early you can work them out before bad habits become entrenched.

What If Staying Single Weren't Stigmatized?

Some introverts might be happier without getting coupled up the way society tells us we should.

Readers' Tips for Honoring Your Introversion This Season

How do you keep yourself from getting too stressed during this extroverted season? Readers share their favorite strategies.

Inspiration for Introvert-Friendly Gifts

A few ideas to get you thinking about gifts that will bring joy to your favorite introvert.

Introvert Stew

Some commonly co-occurring conditions may season introversion.

When Solitude Becomes Isolation

Sometimes solitude runs away with us and becomes unhealthy and unhappy isolation. It can take discipline to break free of inertia.

A Message To All The Annoyed Introverts

Allow me to clarify some points in my post about ways introverts can be annoying.

Five Ways Introverts Can Be Annoying

Introverts have been feeling pretty superior since the introvert-positive movement started. But are we really without faults? I think not.

Teach Your Kids That What's Good For Them Is Bad

We teach kids to be team players, but do we teach them to appreciate the benefits of solitude?

Introversion and the Teen Years

Research finds that kids in 8th grade struggle with "preference-for-solitude," but that things get easier by the time they're high school seniors.

The Introvert-Friendly Office

You know who really likes open floor plan offices? Nobody. Things to think about in creating an introvert-friendly environment.

The Best Job for Introverts Is No Job (In Particular)

No job is off-limits to introverts, they just have to figure out how to make it work for themselves.

Don't Call Me Neurotic (Unless I Am)

Introversion is often confused with a number of other traits and states. This brief guide can help you discern among them.

Why Extroverts Are so Needy

Obviously, extroverts are much needier than introverts, right?

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