A series of forceful articles and books have challenged the misunderstanding of introverts as unfortunate people who need to be coaxed “out of their shells” like mute tortoises.
Here lies the significance, and appeal of what is being called the “Rise of the Introvert”in the Western world, in a movement that has been likened to the second wave of feminism, and aims to smash stereotypes about introverts, who, despite comprising somewhere between a third and a half of the population, are constantly made to feel lacking, deficient and substandard because they would usually prefer to read a book than dance on tables.
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