Same Words But Totally Different Perception, This Is How Introverts and Extrovert See Some Common Things

Introvert and extrovert are two commonly used words to describe a person’s personality and also commonly misused and misunderstood.

Introvert

noun (psychology) a person who tends to shrink from social contacts and to become preoccupied with their own thoughts.
Introvert comes from Latin intro-, “inward,” and vertere, “turning.” It describes a person who tends to turn inward mentally.

 

Extrovert

(psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings
a psychological term, it was borrowed from German extravertiert, from the prefix extra- “outside, beyond” plus Latin vertere” to turn.”

 

These two personality types are opposites — introverts focus inward, into their own thoughts, and extroverts focus outward, into the world.

An introvert is less likely to socialize and loves time alone. They are known to avoid large groups and easily get drained of energy among a big crowd.

An extrovert is widely believed to be an outgoing and fun-loving person. While that may ring true, it is not at all the true definition. An extrovert is an individual who is easily energized amongst large crowds.

If We Assume that we all are batteries, then in such a scenario we can see that introverts recharge alone, but extroverts get energy from other people.

If you get them mixed up, remember that introverts turn inward and extroverts like external action.

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8 common things from the eyes of Extroverts and Introverts

1. Love

For extroverts love is not a noun but a verb, a state where in you put all your efforts to make your partner cheer. Love is where you are head over heels for someone and can’t wait to meet them and take them out with you.

Love is A Celebration, and the best time to Celebrate Is Whenever you Can.

Something more than just a feeling, something that pumps up your adrenaline and makes you do things that make both of you happy.

 

For introverts, love is a scary feeling. Something that makes you think about a person all day long.

“Love is essential, gregariousness is optional.” – Susan Cain

An intense feeling which makes you long for them but you cannot reach out to them. Something that brings out the artist in you, something that makes you sing a song or write or paint. Someone you wake up each day in hope to see but can never gather enough courage to talk to.

 

2. Solitude

For extroverts,

it is a state of being lonely accompanied by boredom. A time when they start desperately looking for the company because people’s presence is what recharges them and solitude drains their energy. In the process of finding a company, they even tend to visit different chat forums and social network.

For introverts,

solitude is a blissful state, a place where they find solace and also recharge themselves. Crowd and people drain their energy, introverts need solitude to fill back the energy. They enjoy solitude as much as an introvert enjoys parties.

 

3. Communication

For extroverts

phones are the best thing that happened to mankind. The tool that helps them connect with all their ‘contacts’ even when they cannot afford to be physically present around them. Communication usually is very casual among extroverts, usually hours of talk without a purpose or a subject in mind. A mode which helps them satisfy their need of being heard by someone. 

For Introverts 

They like to go to the point and try to avoid small talk as much as possible. They mostly resort to indirect methods of communication, like texts, chats and emails and avoid phone calls or direct meetings highest. While they love to ‘text’, Phone calls are disturbing machines which deprive them of their peaceful state of mind.

 

4. Reading/Books

For extroverts-

An obligatory source of knowledge which you must grapple to end up with a good job.A source of entertainment when there is nothing else around and a travel companion for a long journey by train or bus especially when there are no people around to talk.

For introverts

A book is a best friend, a means to travel the world, meet new people and have an adventure without any apparent inconvenience. A home where you find solace and your savior in cafes or places where you want to avoid people from talking to you. Reading a process to enhance your creativity and books your favorite gift.

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