Being An Introvert In A World That Won’t Shut Up

Breaking The Misconceptions

A. Hamzeh
4 min readDec 5, 2020

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All my life I’ve been friends with extroverts, people who enjoy large crowds and loud music, and that was very difficult for me because I never enjoyed these things, and I always felt like I’m weird and different from others, but I grew up to learn otherwise.

Whenever we hear the word “introvert”, we immediately think of someone shy, weak, and unable. I disagree with this statement, as you might have guessed by the title alone, and I’m writing this article to share with you the true qualities of an introvert.

Why do people have a bad image regarding introverts?

From our social media to the celebrities we idolize and follow, society made us believe that being involved in loud social activities and having an extroverted character is the normal way to enjoy life, putting introverts in a tight place where they can’t escape the judgment that comes with being different.

We are accustomed to thinking that interacting with others and being extroverted is cool, which has created a horrible view against introverts.

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Some famous introverts

  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Albert Einstein
  • Rosa Parks
  • Bill Gates
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Sir Isaac Newton
  • Mark Zuckerberg

Misconceptions about introverts

  1. They are shy
  2. They lack creativity
  3. They are depressed
  4. They are socially awkward
  5. They lack valuable life skills, making them unprepared for life’s hardship

None of these statements is true, there is so much more to an introvert’s mentality than we might think.

Here are some powerful facts about introverts:

1. They are never lonely

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A. Hamzeh

Copywriter | Content Creator | Health and Wellness Supporter.