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How to care for your introvert: a helpful guide

Does the photo above look familiar to you? If so – congratulations! You’re in a relationship with an introvert!

This introvert might be your romantic partner, friend, child, parent or even yourself. 677 more words

Authenticity

“Nothing gives me more pain and distress than to see a minister standing almost motionless, coldly plodding on as a mathematician would calculate the distance of the Moon from the Earth,” complained a religious newspaper in 1837.”

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“Miltown was marketed to men and immediately became the fastest-selling pharmaceutical in American history, according to the social historian Andrea Tone.”

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“Paul Buck declared in the late 1940s that Harvard should reject the “sensitive, neurotic” type and the “intellectually over-stimulated” in favor of boys of the “healthy extrovert kind.”

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“The teacher explained to me that he was doing fine on his lessons but that his social adjustment was not as good as it might be. 20 more words

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“Women, too, were expected to walk a fine line between propriety and boldness. If they responded too shyly to romantic overtures, they were sometimes called “frigid.”

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“Women who were too loud or made inappropriate eye contact with strangers were considered brazen.”

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