I look forward to the day when this is said to me and they truly, actually mean it, with their heart and soul. I will feel it and know it to be true, I will know this is not just something they trot out, for whatever reason. I will know, and they will know that we are meant to and want to be together.
There's a difference between being #introverted, being #shy, and being #anxious. They are NOT synonymous; however, it's been shown that these traits often overlap. Being introverted means that you feel drained after social interaction. Being shy means that you find social interaction embarrassing. Having #socialanxiety feels more like panic. What about you? Are you introverted, shy, or anxious? Or all three? (I'm an #introvert with occasional #anxiety, but not usually shy.)
I remember talking to you and saying ive never seen you before and your like actually we smoked together once. I knew I wanted to get to know you but i was shy. I now remember that day and everything we talked about. But then I was not attracted to you bc of your long beard. I am sorry. Bc now id love you no matter what. But it took you talking to me again to make me realize that
The importance of understanding none of us are "Everyones Cup of Tea". And you know what, that's absolutely fine. That's what makes the world go around. Our personality traits & interests often draw up to our tribe. Don't waste time, trying to bend yourself into a pretzel, just to fit in with people who you will never get on with. Walk away. Learn to find your people, your tribe and become who you truly are. Self confidence, self esteem & self care.