Tag archives: introvert
Funny thing about friendships—you can’t become
friends with someone without first having been strangers. Didn’t our parents
always say “never talk to strangers?”
Us introverts take that advice to heart. We hate
talking to strangers—it’s like walking into the flames of hell.
But when you move to a new place, you have two
choices: put yourself out there or wallow in loneliness. So into the fire of
small talk and introductions I have gone.
When a mom I’d only met only twice invited me to
join a new book club that some of the ...
Being the new girl at school is exhausting. Not
so much for my daughter who seems to be adjusting just fine, but for me.
In an effort to get involved in the school and get
settled into our new city, I’ve taking every opportunity to meet new people,
including volunteering in the classroom, signing up for PTA committees and taking
daily soirees at the school playground.
While my daughter works the monkey bars, I work
the parent crowd. I chat away with people I’ve known for less than three weeks,
and inevitably I am introduced to a new ...