It has taken me years to figure myself out, but I would best describe myself as sort of a social or outgoing introvert. I know it sounds like an oxymoron but it just goes to show you that I am, shall we say, a “complex” person. My energy level is often closely tied to my environment and I find people to be absolutely intriguing and exhausting. Certain people drain me while others absolutely recharge me. I am deeply introspective and reflective. When I feel rested and recharged I find myself reaching out to [certain] others, but I always need time to warm up in social situations. I have absolutely no interest or desire in trying to prove myself in a crowd of strangers, and I sometimes get confused for an extrovert.