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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking - Chapters 10 - 11 Summary & Analysis

Susan Cain
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Introverts and extroverts are often drawn to each other and complement each other, but how can they get along? Emily and Greg are an example. She is a quiet person who likes to be alone after work, while he thrives on giving dinner parties each week. How can they reach a compromise? While Emily fears that she is antisocial, research has found that introverts are not necessarily antisocial--they just want to pay attention to cultivating their inner circle of loved ones. Extroverts, however, can fail to understand introverts' need for downtime, while introverts can fail to recognize that their silence can be hurtful to others. Introverts can also communicate without passion; the author includes the story of a woman named Celia who even asks her husband for a divorce in a passionless way. Introverts tend to avoid conflict, while extroverts can cope with...

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