How I Became A Less Shy Introvert

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When I began writing this essay I thought I was an introvert. I am. But I incorrectly thought introvert was the current term for shyness. Then I did some research and discovered that they are actually two different things. Here are the definitions of shyness and introvert.

Shyness: Apprehension, lack of comfort, or awkwardness, which commonly occurs…

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