Do you identify yourself as an introvert?
Also, do people see you to have more of an introverted personality?
If you answered yes to either question then I am confident that you’d like to learn about the 4 different types of introverted personality types.
In today’s article, I’ll help you get the bottom of the latest discovered science of personality traits.
And speaking of science, and backed by research, there are 4 types of introverts:
- Anxious and
And many introverts can actually be a mix of all four.
Personally, I am not introverted myself and all my friends would describe me as more of an extroverted person and some would even go as far as saying that I am The Ultimate Extrovert.
And while that’s true, I do love learning about personality psychology and as a life coach, it’s always helpful to truly understand the makeup of people, so I can be of better service to those that I serve.
Interestingly, and for the longest time, introversion in specific was totally misunderstood in comparison to extroversion.
However, all that changes in 2012, when Susan Cain came out with her bestselling book Quiet.
If you haven’t read this book, I highly recommend that book.
The book has truly cleared the huge misconception about what being introverted really means.
Quiet has changed the way we think of introversion as we know it.
But enough talking about introversion, today I want you to zero in on which one of the 4 differed types of introverted personality types, are you?
Please use this quiz to help you determine which one of the 4 different types of introverted personality you are and then read the description of what the traits of that type are.
Are you ready? Let’s Play:
Out of curiosity, I took the test myself and answered the questions to the best of my knowledge and to my amazement, even in the case where I am an introvert, I am still the social kind, how ironic!
I am really a people person.
I love being around other people and I feel a deep connection to the world around me.
So in all honesty, the results didn’t surprise me at all 🙂
Here are the actual results:
Zane, you are the Social Introvert.
As a social introvert, you leave people scratching their head when you claim that you are an introvert because of how social you are.
And while you don’t mind being around people, you have high standard of who you’d like to be around.
You also value spending time by yourself to replenish and recharge your batteries. Being by yourself grounds you.
Also, you enjoy solo activities like reading, spending time with your pets, and walking in nature!
However, when you’re in your social mode, you’re a BEAST and you navigate your surroundings with ease.
Loyalty is your trait and you tend to attract and enjoy strong and intimate relationships.
So, in essence, even when I am an introvert, I still enjoy being around others 🙂
Ok, your turn now! Let me know what kind of an introvert are you in the comment section below.
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