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Why do we Keep Trying to Fix Introverts?

Seriously, I’m tired of it.

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I always see articles and think-pieces about how much we as a society need to value introverts more and how introverts contribute a lot to the workplace and society as a whole. People call it “the secret power of introverts,” or whatever cutesy name someone has given it lately, and everyone talks about how introverts are the key to the future.

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.