Category Archives: Introvert

The “Diary of an Introvert” series

Diary of an Introvert – Episode Eight

What is the measure of connection? Right now, laying in my bed alone in my hotel room, keys clacking mercilessly on my laptop as I try to get every last thought out of my head that has built up from … Continue reading

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Diary of an Introvert – Episode Five

Note: You may have noticed that episode six made it out before five… well, this episode was much more difficult to write for me and with my schedule wonking out in November, well. I needed to put it off. In … Continue reading

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Diary of an Introvert – Episode Six

“How has it been without me at home?” I struggle internally to think of exactly what an appropriate response would be. The real answer would be “hell” but I doubt that’s what she wants to hear. Still, between not being … Continue reading

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Diary of an Introvert: Episode Four

As I lay back in the tepid water letting my body sink on exhale and rise to touch frigid air on inhale, I allowed the flood of emotions and experiences to race across my mind. I felt them in my … Continue reading

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Diary of an Introvert – Episode Three

[Content Warning: this post discusses outsider syndrome in-depth, touching on intersectionalities of cisnormativity, fatphobia, ableism, heteronormativity and mononormativity. There’s an easier-to-read prelude of sorts that I storified from my twitter here: http://storify.com/FluffySama/diary-of-an-introvert-episode-3 if after reading that it doesn’t seem triggery/problematic you should … Continue reading

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Diary of an Introvert: Episode Two

“It’s not that I don’t like other people.” tap-tap-tap-taptaptap-tap-tap-click “It’s just… I’m exhausted even thinking about parties.” taptaptap-tap-ratta-tap-tap-click-tap-click “I need to rest myself, rejuvenate. Re-energize. I can’t do that in a…” silence from the keyboard “You’re just making excuses. If … Continue reading

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Diary of an Introvert – Episode One

As the water starts to fall I can feel the tension, the pain, the anxiety and the overstimulation sluice off of me as rivulets of water run down my body. The warmth of the water seeps into my skin, slackening … Continue reading

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