SRS How can a introvert live in a extrovert world ?

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  1. selvo

    selvo New Member

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    I just dont get it, people talk about the most boring shit, like it was the most interesting thing in the universe.

    I dont care about peoples personnel lives, their family or their troubles.

    But every one yacks on and on and on and on.

    And that leaves me as the weirdo loner.
     
  2. PocoDiablo

    PocoDiablo New Member

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    I think you need to drink more. ;)

    Seriously, people are soo stupid. That is why you need to find someone who has similar interests as you do, and hang out with him/her/them.
     
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    JohnJohnJohnson Effetely Sipping My Latte OT Supporter

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    I do not classify people who talk and talk and talk about nothing as extroverts. When someone walks into a room and everyone is either intimidated, impressed, or amused - that's an extrovert.
     
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    Some tricks:
    Learn to think about several things at once. No need to focus solely on their conversation. If it's not that important, they probably don't care either.
    Steer the subject to something you like. You probably get off to teaching people about new things (it's an interovert trait). So use it.
    Stare at her tits. She may get pissed, but hey, you got to look at good jubblies and she gets the idea to not bore you with random crap.
     
  5. BoypussY

    BoypussY game over.

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    Show some love :hsnono:
     
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    If you can't find ANY common ground with your current field, then maybe look elsewhere for different people.
    You know the mix on introvert/extravert is 25%/75%.

    It's not 50/50...but then it isn't 1% / 99% either. So that 25% still means there are plenty of people who might feel similarly to you. Find them. Well you find these people not by going out and directly looking for them.

    find something you like to do, an activity you REALLY like. Chances are likeminded people will be drawn to that activity also.

    Build on that.
     
  7. dave steel

    dave steel My Kung Fu is the best.

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    Did a myers briggs a few weeks back, ISTP

    Id like to get out of the service industry and start a trade, those blokes arent full of fake smilies and boring chit chat.
     
  9. dave steel

    dave steel My Kung Fu is the best.

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    selvo, forget the trades, you're going from the frying pan into the fire. How about this, long distance truck driving. Think of the solitude and reflection.:drool:
     
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    I used to be a major introvert. I used to be such an introvert that I would not speak to ANYONE at all. Now, however, I consider myself more central. I don't think I'll ever be a complete extrovert but at least I'm becoming more balanced. I started getting more extrovert a few years ago in CEGEP when some very extrovert girls started hanging out with me just like that and forced me to talk to them.
     

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