7 Things People Don’t Realize You Are Doing Because You’re An Introvert

When was the last time you accidentally offended your more outgoing friends with your behavior? Introverted people often behave in ways that can seem rude or blunt to others, especially if they don’t know that you are just shy and not trying to be offensive. Understanding introverted behavior is the first step to forming life-long relationships with introverts. Here are 7 things introverts frequently do which people do not understand:

7. Avoid phone calls

For introverts, even speaking on the phone unexpectedly can seem like a big deal. For many introverted folks, phone calls are extremely stressful as they cannot gauge the other person’s moods or reactions. Instead, they prefer talking to people face to face. Some people also prefer communicating through texts or emails.