I’m Not “Just Shy”: Introversion vs. Social Anxiety

I don’t particularly like the phrases “shy” or “socially awkward”. Maybe it’s because I was always called “the shy kid” growing up, but I find that these terms oversimplify what is actually going on. It took me until my late 20s to stop beating myself up about my perceived social deficiencies, and really take a … Continue reading I’m Not “Just Shy”: Introversion vs. Social Anxiety