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An Introvert's Guide to Expressing Love

Updated on June 25, 2016
We're always "those people" at the party.
We're always "those people" at the party. | Source

Introversion and Love

Being introverted means you prefer less stimulating environments, it mean's you're more focused on your thoughts and unlike extroverts who can say a lot of stuff without thinking about it twice, you think and rethink what you're about to say and most of the time just end up scraping it.

Just to clear a bit here, introverts are often labelled as socially anxious, that is not the case. You can be inward oriented without having the fear of being judged by people.

Love on the other hand is a strong feeling you have for someone.Love needs to be conveyed to the other person. Love is not one sided. You express love and just by reading that you kind of understand why sometimes or rather a lot of the times introverts find it very hard to express love.

So is it impossible for introverts to express love?

Of-course not! While some people like to define expressing love as walking up to a person and expressing their feelings for them outright and usually when an introvert will ask for help anywhere he'll get the typical, "Just tell them how you feel." Which just demoralizes them further.

If you want to express your love for someone but just can't seem to be able to confess. Let me rephrase that, when you walk up to that person to tell them how you feel time stops, it just stops and you're there thinking about how awkward it would be if they didn't feel the same way and how everyone will make fun of you and laugh at you which inevitably makes you depressed and you give up altogether.

So what's the most important thing to remember?

It is, after all, a virtue.


It may seem hard but when times get hard just remember to be patient. It's hard, we all know but keeping a calm head can help you decide what you really want and if you're really serious or not.

They truly matter.


The little things really do matter, being nice to them, looking out for them, lending them something when they need it and just being there to offer a shoulder to rest on. Sometimes being a good friend to someone may satisfy you and help you keep a level head while also helping you show your affection to the other person. Be a good friend to them, smile around them, when they need space, give them space.


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