So you think you’re an introvert
For someone with four kids, the state of being in solitude is unusual.
But I’m in my element. For as long as I can remember myself, I liked being on my own. Even when I felt lonely and deprived of social life, of a romantic (and not just romantic!) relationship — in my adolescent years — I still found profound comfort in being on my own. I still do.
I don’t know if it’s common for introverts to build large families but that’s what I did. From being the only child, from being a lonely teenager, to marrying young and having four kids. Well, we had…