Introverts especially tend to loathe small talk—but it’s not because we shun connecting with others. “Let’s clear one thing up: introverts do not hate small talk because we dislike people,” explains Laurie Helgoe in Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life is Your Hidden Strength. “We hate small talk because we hate the barrier it creates between people.”
Introverts would rather talk about something meaningful.
If only we could skip the pleasantries and dive right into deeper conversation. ...
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