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Please check in on your introvert friends. We might not be doing as well as you think | Arwa Mahdawi

A new study suggests introverts are experiencing more loneliness and anxiety than extroverts due to the pandemic. As I’ve found myself, it turns out there is such a thing as too much time at home
In April, a survey of 1,000 American adults found that more extroverted people were less likely to experience mental health issues as as a result of quarantine. (Posed by model) Photograph: Justin Paget/Getty Images

Introverts of the world, unite! It looks as if we could all do with the support. The pandemic was supposed to play to our strengths, you see. It was supposed to be our time to quietly shine. There were – we were built for lockdown life.

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