the paradox of solitude

  My phone rings and it’s my dear friend from out-of-town whom I love and miss.  As I look at the phone, however, something in me sinks because I can’t bear to answer the call.  I have just left the office where I love working with both staff and clients, but it still feels impossible to pick up the phone. As an introvert, I desperately feel the need to recharge by myself. Learning about my own capacity and limitations as an introvert has felt magnified the longer I am a… Continue reading the paradox of solitude