Introvert Stops Searching for “The One” and Gets a Life: Being Your Own Amazing Soulmate

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  What would you do if you knew you were going to be alone for the rest of your life? This is the question Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant journal, posed to his readers. He answered it with something to the … Continue reading

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You Don’t Have a Bubbly Personality? You’re not a High Energy Mom? You’re Still Worth Knowing

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I’ve never been the girl who laughs openly and raucously. I don’t talk loudly so the whole crowd can hear or have any delusions about being the life of the party. I can’t fake enthusiasm. I’m not known for doling out exuberant praise. … Continue reading

The Intimate Introvert on Sacred Introvert Space

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I’ve found a new place to go deeper — Sacred Introvert Space. I guarantee you will feel at home there as well. Sacred Introvert’s creator, Lisa Avebury, is an introverted kindred spirit. I’ve written a piece entitled, The Intimate Introvert, for … Continue reading

Where’d My Energy Go? 12 Causes of Over-Arousal for the Introvert and/or Highly Sensitive Person

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As an introvert and sensitive person, I am vigilantly mindful of my energy and where it slips to, but some days even I don’t know why I feel so drained. My UK writer friend, Andy Mort of SheepDressedLikeWolves.com, sent me … Continue reading

Are You More Masculine or Feminine Right Now? What Inspires You, Praise or a Challenge?

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    The masculine grows by challenge, but the feminine grows by praise.                 — David Deida, The Way of the Superior Man Not submissive. Not macho. According to spiritual and sexual author and guru, … Continue reading

Dating Deeply: Will You Go Intimate with Me?

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My last relationship ended before it got serious. He stopped putting energy into it before we were fully intimate, fully trusting, deeply involved. In my opinion, it ended on the edge of amazing. I have a desire to go deep. To wander into … Continue reading

I Feel People and They Feel Me: The Blessing and Curse of Feeling Deeply

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I witnessed a lot of pain this week. The kind where people curl up fetally and ache deeply. The kind where they cry until they are numb and limp. People are fragile. Physically, mentally and spiritually. True, people are strong and … Continue reading

Communicating As an Introvert: The Intimacy of Written Words and Inner Worlds

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  If you cannot feel me through my written words Then you will never grasp me in person For my words are the architecture of my inner most parts. Secret things hung out to dry in front of you. —Scaffold … Continue reading

Introvert Rising: More Secrets to Staving Off Overwhelming Emotions and Shifting Your Whole Experience

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Emotions can consume introverts. Elation and euphoria are felt intensely and deeply, so are disappointment and devastation. The sparkly, glittery great times are not a problem, of course. It’s the frustrating, overloaded, on-the-way-to-overwhelm times, that trip us up. I am a … Continue reading

How Do Introverts Feel About Physical Affection? Is It As Energizing As Emotional Intimacy?

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Introverts crave interactions of meaning and depth. Such connecting fills us up and depletes us less. Could physical touch be as fulfilling and meaningful as verbal caressing? Is connecting through touch comparable to emotional intimacy? Is physical contact more or less draining … Continue reading