Top Myths and facts about introverts-Understanding the misunderstood

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Enough myths about introvert!. Some are so bizarre. that I just could not stop myself writing on this. Here are some myths and facts about introverts and why they are misinformed. Introvert people are neither shy nor boring. The below myths and facts about introverts will change your attitude towards an introvert.

Top 9 Myths and facts about introverts

Myths about introverts and the real truth of introvert people.

MYTH NO 1. All introverts are shy — and all shy people are introvert people.

FACT-They are Reserved.

All introverts are shy -- and all shy people are introverts.
Shyness has nothing to do with introversion. They just avoid being in a large group which doesn’t mean they are afraid to socialize. Start a conversation and notice how friendly they are with you.


#MYTH NO 2. Introvert people don’t like to talk.

FACT-They speak selectively.

They don't like to talk.
While people just verbalize anything that comes to their mind, Introverts speak selectively. And, they love to talk. Talk to them on a good topic, or they are passionate about and they won’t shut up for days.


#MYTH NO 3. They want to be alone.

FACT- They value and thrive in alone time.

They want to be alone.

Yes, they live in their own thoughtful world, but they don’t want to be alone all the time. They believe in making few friends. They are comfortable in sincere connection with one person at a time.


#MYTH NO 4. Introverts can’t speak in public, they don’t make good leaders or public speakers.

FACT- They might actually appear to be an upper hand over extroverts.

Introverts can't speak in public, they don't make good leaders or public speakers.

The reason being they think a lot before the act, and so you can expect great preparation from them. They enjoy and excel being a public speaker.


#MYTH NO 5. Negative personality- depressed and like being alone.

FACT-They are quietly complacent.

Negative personality- depressed and like being alone.
No, they are not depressed or arrogant people because they like being alone. Spending time with yourself does not necessarily mean you are depressed. They spend more time thinking and analyzing things which could lead to depression (not everytime). Ask close friends of introverts and they will tell you how energetic these people are.

I am not boring or shy- I am an introvert. An artist, a lover, a dreamer, a fighter, a seeker.


#MYTH NO 6. Introverts are aloof nerds.

FACT- They pay close attention to the inner self.

Introverts are aloof nerds.
Aloof nerds means unsympathetic, or supercilious in manner. They look inward since they find their inner world more arousing than the outer world. This does not make them incapable of understanding what’s going around them. C’mon peeps, let’s not be so harsh.


#MYTH NO 7. Introverts are losers- Personal life (no friends) and professional life

FACT- They are equally intelligent.

Introverts are losers- Personal life (no friends) and professional life

If you observe them, they have a fountain of knowledge. Quietness does not equal stupidity, neither does loudness equal intelligence. And, when it comes to making friends. They may have a few selected friends, but they are extremely loyal and committed to them.


“I notice everything, I just don’t say much”


#MYTH NO 8. They are arrogant and rude

FACT- What you call arrogance and rudeness are their social cautiousness and selectively social.

They are arrogant and rude

Since the picture of introverts is an aloof person, people misunderstand them. They neither dislike you nor hate you. They are just socially cautious to you or maybe they want to keep things to themselves. So respect them!.
So, do you like people beating around the bush? No. Introverts can sometimes be blunt because of small disinterested talk. They rarely intentionally are rude.


#MYTH NO 9. Identification of an introvert or extrovert is easy.

FACT- You cannot identify an introvert person.

introvert people identification is not easy


Introverts are very good in behaving like an extrovert. An introvert just like an extrovert can be a party animal. They may just be like you and why not, even they like socializing. But, at the end of the day, they just want to shut down everything and spend some time alone.
Introverts really do like people and socializing. They just like it in different ways than extroverts.myths and facts about introverts

Here are the top myths and facts about introverts according to me. If you feel strongly about any, please feel free to comment or recommend them, and spread the message:
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