Not introvert or extrovert but ambivert


The word ambivert seems to be a trending new word. But it isn’t that new. Maybe it used to lack a name, but in the 1920s Carl Jung saw that there was a big group of people who fell between the introverts and extroverts. I used to think I was more of an introvert than extrovert, but I basically recognized myself in both ‘personalities’. Recently I discovered that there was actually a word that describes what (or who?) I am, an ambivert. Because an ambivert has the characteristics of both. But what is an ambivert exactly?

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