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Being an Introvert Abroad: 3 Tips for Survival

An introvert is a shy, reticent person. I did not readily accept my fate as an introvert until I went abroad. I knew I often needed time away from the crowd to recharge, but I thought everyone did that. My freshman year of college, I was explaining this to a friend (an extrovert, oy) and she said “Oh. You’re an introvert, Steph.”


Is that bad? Is there medication for it?

“It’s all goood,” she said loudly, a typical extrovert answer.