A different perspective on scars from masectomy (my mother's experience): My mum had a masectomy more than 10 years ago and now she regrets. Because her scars hardened and causes her pain now and then. She had at first mistaken the pains as heart disease.
I think this is hard for extroverts to understand. They think that if being with people is draining, then we must not like people. On the contrary, we want and like our friends as much as anyone, we just need that quiet time to fill up again.
He'd fallen for this beautiful girl, who was so much more than pretty. She was smart. She was funny. She was brave. She had a past that wasn't all that lovely, yet she still put a smile on her face and never looked back. She was a lionhearted girl, and as much as she liked to say she didn't deserve him, he often felt it was the other way around.