The extra visits. Strangers chatting to you in the supermarket. Welcome to the stuff of introverts' nightmares.
If you're a quiet type, these social scenarios may resonate. Here's what experts have to say about them.
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Introverts may seem to have a leg up when it comes to quarantine and social distancing, but getting through the coronavirus pandemic hasn't been easy, even for them.
"I once organised a singles party for introverts and nobody came."
"I don't want to do a thing today. I did a thing yesterday. That's enough things."
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A group of students were tasked with acting as extroverts for a week – and they had "substantially improved wellbeing".
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