What the @#$! is an “ambivert”?

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Quiet Girl, LOUD WORLD

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I came across this word today in a fellow blogger’s post, entitled “10 Ways to Tell If You’re an Introvert”. (Love reading this blog, as the author always makes me laugh!) I was curious to read her thoughts on the subject, because lately, I’ve been challenged for self-titling myself as an introvert. Apparently society at large does not believe introverts are capable of doing anything but sitting in a shadowed corner with their nose in a book, refusing to acknowledge the world around them (this totally used to be me!).

AMBIVERT DEFINITION

An “ambivert”, as defined by Google and by Dictionary.com, is someone “whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert”.

My first reaction was, “a completely balanced human being?! That’s impossible. We all lean more one way than the other.” But, after closer examination, I think this term has popped up to describe many of…

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I am a 40+ male PR executive from India. I have deliberately kept my identity hidden so that I can freely, frankly open my heart and share my feelings about people I know from work and outside. Hope you enjoy the resulting emotional free-flow in my posts. I do fear and dread the day when my identity is disclosed and I may be forced to totally delete this blog, unless of course a publisher comes with an interesting offer ;)

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