Could Corona Make You Sick & Tired—of Each Other? | TIS Ep. 9
Introverts and extroverts on lockdown together: are y’all OK? It’s hard enough dealing with opposing personality types at the best of times—but these are definitely not the best of times. Some introverts and extroverts are finding it challenging to share space with no chance of escape. Is it any wonder that the divorce rate is spiking? Plus: peer pressure can be hard, even for adults. The sisters vent about being pressured to socialize, and how they push back against it.
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By The Numbers:
0:58 – The sisters discuss what it’s like living in a “mixed” introvert/extrovert household.
6:18 – Sharon talks about how INFJs are handling the pandemic.
15:32 – In the Just Venting segment, Lisa talks about dealing with pressure to socialize and drink excessively.
Could Corona Make You Sick & Tired—of Each Other? – Quotes:
“Apparently my lifestyle is called quarantine. Who knew??”
“Right now we all have less alone time.”
“Everybody is going a little stir-crazy, even those of us that like to be at home.”
“Now more than ever, we have to make allowances for people feeling a little out of sorts.”
“Introverts and extroverts alike can have those days when the non-normality of it all gets to them.”
“It’s normal to not feel normal. There’s no playbook for any of this.”
“There’s no playbook for a pandemic.”
“The message is: I care about you, and I want you to be safe.”
“If you’re an INFJ, and an empath, and a highly sensitive person, you just want to take care of the world.”
“Every conversation does not have to be about the pandemic.”
“Sometimes people might not be reaching out to you, so you have to reach out to them. And that’s ok.”
“Reality right now is too real, and it can be a lot to handle.”
“Take some breaks from the news. Take some breaks for yourself, to care for yourself physically and emotionally.”
“I am not the person that can go out partying every night, and as I have gotten older, I have learned to honor that.”
“Too much socializing wears me out. There are some days I’m just not going to be able to do it.”
“Don’t expect that your introvert friends are going to want to spend any more time out partying than they did in “the before times.”
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