What Is It That Makes Introverts So Damn Appealing?

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The Appeal of Introverts: Exploring the Magic of Mystery and Creativity

Shakespeare was, indeed, a clever man. He may or may not have been an introvert, but he did suggest that a person’s greatest asset can also be their greatest liability. Although he probably used a few “thees” and “thys,” this is still a wise quote. Using the same reasoning, it also follows that your greatest weakness could also be your greatest strength. Also, introverts can benefit from this! I’m not exactly suggesting that being an introvert is a weakness; I’m just saying that since this world is dominated by extroverts who are loud and proud, us introverts occasionally feel like we get left behind. Why then are introverts so damn appealing? People are drawn in by the atmosphere since it is peaceful and mysterious. We introverts may not be the most popular Charlies in town, but we nonetheless possess a special charm that can be difficult to ignore. Here are a few more justifications for why introverts are so dang alluring!

Who is to argue that subdued creativity isn’t appealing?

When it comes to creativity, introverts can be highly active and not at all introverted. We spend a lot of time in our heads, conjuring up all kinds of strange and fantastic ideas because we are introverted. Also, being liberated from the restrictions of accepted conventions allows us to genuinely let our imaginations run wild while flying our freak flags proudly. Some people also have a remarkable aptitude for creativity, frequently adding fresh twists to even the most ordinary tasks. Consider J.K. Rowling as an example. She describes herself as an introvert and spent countless hours writing by herself in cafes all throughout Edinburgh, creating the fantastical world of Harry Potter. She took the traditional theme of good vs evil and gave it her own unique spin with the help of her magic wands and legendary creatures, winning the hearts of millions. That is original, inventive, and incredibly beautiful.

Don’t be so serious about everything!

I am aware that there is a stereotype of introverts as being solemn, silent, and melancholy, but that is not always the case.
A wickedly humorous, self-deprecating sense of humour that can be dry and subtle but nevertheless amusing is something that many introverts have. A beautifully humble attribute that enables us to not take ourselves too seriously is the capacity to laugh at oneself. The problem is that if you get to know an introvert and experience their particular brand of comedy, it may become physically compulsive. When you gain their trust, it’s like being invited to a private club. Take a look at Keanu Reeves. The man is a well-known introvert who also occasionally shows off his subtle sense of humour in public. It’s the kind of humour that causes you to take a second look before laughing out loud and wondering how you missed it the first time. Hence, don’t be deceived by the serious appearance. One of the things that makes introverts so incredibly beautiful is their unique sense of humour.

Always the reserved ones.

The quiet ones, ah. Often undervalued, ignored, and misunderstood, yet underneath there’s frequently a lot of uncontrolled passion bubbling. Although while the cliche “it’s always the quiet ones” is frequently used in films about psychos, their demeanour doesn’t imply that they lack genuine intensity; on the contrary, quite the contrary. I don’t mean in a mental way; it can also be a sign of strong passion just waiting to be released! But, even though I’m sure that’s on some of your minds and is undoubtedly a thing, I’m not simply talking about sex when I say this. No, introverts can direct that fervent energy into their interests, beliefs, and pastimes. Just take a look at the passionate activists, collectors, and artists who make up this group. I won’t even begin to mention those who are deeply committed to their work. When they come across a cause that truly matters to them, they are able to give it their best. Don’t undervalue the silent ones’ influence. The insides of those minds are raging.

Intellectuals, romantics, and empaths

Well, introverts are lovely beings, and they can also have a depth to them that is quite romantic. Do not misunderstand me; extroverts can also behave in such a manner. Simply maintain silence for the duration of the journey. On the other hand, introverts consistently engage in serious thought. Their talk can take them on a cosmic adventure. Having Stephen Hawking in your living room without the artificial voice can be similar. Also incredibly sympathetic are introverts. They have a keen awareness of other people’s emotions and may feel their suffering as though it were their own. Get yourself an introvert and let them work their magic on you whenever you’re feeling a little depressed. They make excellent writers and artists because they are able to profoundly sense and feel things. They have the ability to create dreams that will take you to a beautiful, romantic, and loving place. An excellent example is Jane Austen. She loved to analyse human nature in society and developed introverted characters that she expertly woven into romance narratives. She was known as the ideal anti-social queen. If I had a few hundred more years on me!

A person of few words

Have you ever encountered a talker who won’t shut up for longer than two seconds? They seldom pay attention to you because they are so preoccupied with what to say next. With introverts, no. They will truly listen to what you have to say rather of just waiting for their turn to speak. They are all about weighing your words carefully. This means that they are less likely to say something stupid in crucial circumstances. Also, remaining silent enables you to focus on your surroundings and take in additional details. They are quite fine with silence because of this. Some individuals lose their minds if it becomes too quiet. They feel compelled to continue the conversation no matter what, even if it involves utter rubbish. For instance, there can be times when you’re driving with an introvert and nobody is talking. And what about that? They are completely cool with that. They’ll use that time to meditate and think, perhaps while gazing out the window at the passing landscape. Being paid attention to is incredibly alluring, yet quiet may be alluring.

I want to be all to myself!

Getting back to Keanu Reeves, our friend. He’s not the kind to hang out with other celebrities or attend any of the ritzy Hollywood parties. Photos of him alone, sitting there, are frequently to be found. Many introverts operate in this manner.
They don’t require you to mingle with every Tom, Dick, and Harry or be the life of the party. They enjoy being alone and not having to strike up a conversation. Occasionally, you’ll notice introverts hanging out at a social event while they wait for someone to approach them. Sometimes nobody does, too! As a teenager, that could seem a little weird, but as you mature and get to know yourself better, you start to value the time spent by yourself. It can be really draining to be around so much activity. To rest and regain our energy, we require our own place. To individuals who thrive on being the centre of attention, introverts may therefore look a little odd, but that’s just how we are. And the point is, you can discover a lot about yourself when you’re okay with being alone yourself. It resembles a voyage of discovery of oneself.

Finally, to sum it all together

Even while we introverts may not be the most outspoken individuals there, that doesn’t mean we don’t have something unique to contribute. Embrace it, accept it, and let your understated appealing charm through. Keep in mind that you don’t have to yell to be heard, and that may be so very alluring!

Hi, I’m Garima and I write about life experiences. I have several books available on Amazon. Check them out today! Any purchases or KDP reads will be greatly appreciated. If you like my books, do leave a review. Here’s my author page on Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B0BQDZXYNV

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30 Comments Add yours

  1. rjnamrata says:

    So true! Introverts are so misunderstood all the time.

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    1. GS says:

      They are indeed.

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  2. One of my (grown) children is an introvert. When he does speak in a group setting, everyone stops to hear his great dry sense of humor.

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    1. GS says:

      I am completely in sync with that. Introverts have a very good sense of observational humor, better than extroverts. A lot of Stand-up comedy is build on observational humor. So some of intorverts actually make it on stage others simply praise the ones who do. Because when one of those sweaty fasttalkers takes us on an adventures by painting a picture, creating a scene or a hellfire of awkwardness we feel like observing is actually a good thing, we feel included.

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  3. sicetnon3 says:

    Perhaps being an introvert is a weakness when we allow it to become our identity. I may be a “yes, and…” sort of person having a dominant color but many other minor colors shades and tones.

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    1. GS says:

      Being an introvert is powerful I believe, Introverts are excellent listeners because they are naturally observant and thoughtful. Great leaders listen intently — to their employees, customers, and anyone else around them. They are outspoken about their beliefs, but they are also open to feedback and change. But yes, it’s subjective to person and environment.

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  4. sicetnon3 says:

    By identity I mean it concludes the declarative statement, “I am…”

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  5. misslatoya says:

    I really enjoyed reading this post.

    A lot of quiet people are underestimated when in actuality they take in everything around them and are quite often the ones who are ahead.

    They prefer to be around those who they feel comfortable with or a connection to and do not like to be around those who give off negative energy.

    They are extremely creative and sensitive to the things around them which make them perceptive to nature as well as to the direction in where the universe manifests ideas and pathways to the betterment of evolution within themselves and within the understanding of others.

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    1. GS says:

      You are absolutely on point about introverts. An introvert is frequently perceived as shy or even anti-social in our contemporary society, where the forceful, charismatic personalities are preferred above the solitary, silent persons. It’s certainly not surprising that others occasionally don’t pay enough attention to what these introverts have to offer given how they may come across as distant, unpleasant, or even snooty to others.

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      1. The Rabbi says:

        If we cannot state our difference in a sentence. We have not yet discovered.

        Recognizing your difference creates confidence.. recognizing your weaknesses creates Humility.

        Some will be addicted.. To your divine difference.
        Some will be angered by it . It will greatly simplify your life .

        The difference in a person.. is the kind of people they strive to impress or inspire.

        I really enjoyed reading your blog .
        You have amazing mind ♥️

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      2. misslatoya says:

        Wow, thank you🌼

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  6. Ivana says:

    Great post!

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you

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  7. Garima, your discussion reinforces the blessings of being an introvert. I’m quite comfortable living in this humble way, and it feeds my own creativity in writing. Blessings with all of your writing.

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    1. GS says:

      Thank you!!

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  8. I would consider myself an introvert, but I think other types also have their pros, as well as the introverts have their cons. In society we can be seen as boring, if we don’t try to scream against the general oproar of voices talking about nothing at all for hours (introvert arrogance 😉 🙂 😀 ) .
    People who cannot bear a moment of silence are very exhausting.

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    1. GS says:

      Hahah yes they are. I believe beauty is in being mindful of what’s happening around you and for that you have to speak less. :):)

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  9. jackiesampieri says:

    The appeal is that we are mysterious, and people love the mysterious

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    1. GS says:

      Absolutely

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  10. toblogtoday says:

    Very well written! Introvert give space so others can be actualized. 🙂

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    1. GS says:

      Absolutely on point.

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  11. Anand Bose says:

    Nice Narrative

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    1. GS says:

      Glad you liked it

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  12. Lovewritings says:

    Being an introvert isn’t a disadvantage.

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    1. GS says:

      It isn’t

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  13. As an introvert, you just put two sprites in my steps. 😊

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    1. GS says:

      I am so glad you found inspiration in this post Adeyemi. Take care 🤍🤍

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  14. ❤💕💕💕💕…..

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    1. GS says:

      🤍🤍

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