I used to be ashamed of being an introvert for such a long time. I guess, that was all necessary, for me to grow into the person I have become now, who gives zero apologies to extroverted friends for who I am, and what I want.
Introverts Aren’t Introverts All the Time – We Oscillate
One of the main things that irked me about being an introvert for the longest time was that if I displayed even a smidgeon of extrovertedness, everyone started looking at me like I had grown two heads. Introverts have it hard!