As our generation grows older, people are learning that being different and having different personality types a part of being human. Growing up as an introvert could be very confusing for a child many believe that they are “wrong.” Introverts show many distinguishable signs: they often dissociate from uncomfortable situations and even withdraw from loved ones due to exhaustion. Although many introverts have different experiences, they tend to have these habits. With outgoing social extroverts representing leadership roles, many introverts question themselves: “Why can’t you be social like everyone else?”
Viewpoints like that are incorrect and backwards, but it does strike up a significant question regarding human development: Are people raised to be introverts, or are people born that way? In other words, what makes you an introvert—your genes or your upbringing?