It’s fear that causes me to not ask a lot of questions.
When I ask questions, I get so wrapped up in the answer I forget what I asked. I don’t want to ask a question that someone doesn’t want to answer. While at the same time I don’t want to be asked something I am not comfortable answering.
Have you ever been given carte blanche to ask whatever?
Whatever could lead us to a conversation we don’t really need or want to have. I don’t think I am ever going to ask anyone whatever. Ever.
You might want me to ask about a specific, relevant topic for the moment. I might ask what your favorite color is when you want me to ask you something far more philosophical.
Maybe I am just overly concerned at people wanting to be my friend or making a good impression that I am paralyzed by fear.
Even writers have to leave their comfort zones.
The secret is that I would rather be writing than at a cocktail party.
Don’t get me wrong, I am a walking party when I want to be. My cousin was called a walking circus and I have to admit I am a little jealous. I love a good party. An epic party is even better. Either way, I need to hide out for a few days post-party, epic or not.
The reality is that while I may present as an extrovert, I recharge when I am alone.
That’s a telltale sign of an introvert.
An introvert with fear. It’s a wonder I leave the house.
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