In this age of Social media where people connect which other via live video thanks to Jio 4G! specially in India we cannot really judge whether that person is really an ‘introvert’ or an ‘extrovert’ . Yes how often do we think about it ?
That person seems to be talking very confidently with us on a video chat or mainly a messaging app where it is more difficult to point out if he is an extrovert , a person who is outgoing social person but what when he is only confident in front of us but behind it lies another hidden character of an introvert , a person who is shy and reticent person and in extreme case an asocial who is isolated from the rest humans.
To understand this according to Psychology, Introversion is a personality trait characterized by a focus on internal feelings rather than on external sources of stimulation. Extraversion is the state of primarily obtaining gratification from outside oneself.
While introverts and extroverts are often viewed in terms of two extreme opposites, the truth is that most people lie somewhere in the middle of the extroversion-introversion continuum that is ‘Ambivert’. Yes! In today s world we mostly have the people around us who has a combination of both introvert and extrovert personalities in them , i.e. extrovert and introvert both.
Quick 3 signs to indentify yourself as an ambivert are :-
- Your friends or relatives have a problem in classifying whether you are an introvert or an extrovert
- You don’t feel exhausted being lonely or after socialization
- You know when to stop and say during a conversation