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How to Live with Introverts (PDF available!) by RomanJones How to Live with Introverts (PDF available!) by RomanJones
I thought a lot of folks out there could benefit from learning how to with introverted people.
I drove my ex crazy by being introverted. He thought that I was being "distant" and "purposely ignoring him as part of a passive-aggressive power play". Here I was just enjoying his company without talking.

German translation: at-msupload.deviantart.com/art…

Chinese translation: www.guokr.com/post/411816/

Polish translation: imageshack.us/a/img827/110/int…

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Given 2012-06-09
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SpookWriter Featured By Owner May 1, 2018
That guy in the cool jacket isn’t an introvert. Try instead drawing an overweight or underweight girl with buzz cut green hair that’s unrealistically pale and reads anime during gym class. Yeah, that’s more realistic.
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:iconlrp28:
lrp28 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2018
Nah! The introvert lives in an entire universe, minus 7 billion hamster balls with people inside them.
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:iconraphsgirl113:
Raphsgirl113 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
Okay. Now I KNOW I’m an introvert!😁
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:iconnoturfavorite:
Noturfavorite Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The Greatest guides of living in introverts I've ever seen 

100%APPROVE😊!
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:iconromanjones:
RomanJones Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
THANK YOU!!
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:icondrakehensley:
DrakeHensley Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
As an introvert I 100% approve of this and all extroverts should read it XD great job!
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:iconnoirth:
Noirth Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
The last part tho 😆 

That's not hugging, it's choking! Although good work too clap remake 1b 
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:iconcamerynthecat:
CamerynTheCat Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. This gives people the guide to interacting with me :P
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:iconflauschi-fipsi:
Flauschi-Fipsi Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2017
Oh how i see myself in this. Im an extremly introverted person and I am scared to talk to people, except my parents and my grandmother. All others think im an arrogant, cold bitch ,but im just so scared:( (Sad) 
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:iconglamourgoth89:
GlamourGoth89 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017
so cute! lol i usually do hiss on the inside when personal space is invaded, especially by someone I don't like! lol
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:iconcelingermanyum:
CelinGermanyum Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
cute!
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:iconheatmanmk-iii:
HeatmanMK-III Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017
Please, i need a hug.
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:iconcmg-simplestuff:
CMG-simplestuff Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I need to share this

(No one really knows im there though)
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:iconandersb67:
andersb67 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2017
Great :)
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:iconromanjones:
RomanJones Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thx :)
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:iconocxin:
Ocxin Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017
You know, introverts always get the short end of the stick in many stories,
as they're usually potrayed as some kind of jerk who just doesn't want to get along,
and at the end, they learn to "fit in", which just ends up as a disturbing and forced personality change.
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pepolombarpepo Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2017  Student Artist
True
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:iconocxin:
Ocxin Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017
:)
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:iconpepolombarpepo:
pepolombarpepo Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017  Student Artist
😎👉
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:iconocxin:
Ocxin Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017
Yeah...
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:iconpepolombarpepo:
pepolombarpepo Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017  Student Artist
Yeah...
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:iconocxin:
Ocxin Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017
Well, ok then.
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:iconpepolombarpepo:
pepolombarpepo Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2017  Student Artist
Okay...
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DubaiBunniesUAE Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2017
Lovely
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StarKite1 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Very amazing. I´m an introverted person, too and I often have the feeling that people think I´m carzy because I like to be alone...
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TwilightHomunculus Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aw man I stumble upon this everywhere like from other sites, sometimes cropped in a worse resolution, maybe meme-afied and I always find it funny because like,"I know who did this" and I find all of my stuff through Pinterest, so like repin it and like add in the description "repinning because Roman is one if the coolest" or something xD
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:iconamagydragon25:
i'm an usually introverted person too, and i want to thank you for this amazing comic :)
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:iconromanjones:
RomanJones Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the comment!
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:iconamagydragon25:
AmagyDragon25 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2017
:3
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xanatose Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2016
Just an idea. Instead of unstructured interaction (aka small talk). Try structured interaction, like playing a cooperative game or watching a movie. Doing a project together might also work.

That way the introvert does not enter the overthinking phase (which is what draw the energy).  

And the extrovert does not enter the "what is wrong" phase which happen when they do not receive the expected input.

With structure everyone knows what to do and how to behave in the situation. No worries of being overwhelming or underwhelming. Eventually both get to know each other, so interaction becomes natural. 
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HylianEspeon Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2016
This is me on so many levels. Everyone should read this. Nobody understands... it can really break a person... :(
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:icongummybear30:
GummyBear30 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2016
Holy shit. Thank you!! Someone actually gets it! :heart: :dummy:
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Xanderthewizard Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016
A POLISH TRANSLATION??????????? THANK THE GODS THAT NEVER WERE! I CAN SHOW THIS TO MY POLISH GRANDMOTHER AND SHE WON'T HAVE AN ISSUE READING IT! YOU ARE A SAINT! 






(if god existed, just an atheist and all. not TRYING TO BE A HATER)Stare 
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Xanderthewizard Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016
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PLEASE! IF SOMEONE CAN HELP ME WITH THAT! SEND THIS POLISH TRANSLATION TO xanderthewizard61@gmail.com YOU WILL SAVE ME A LOT OF TROUBLE IF I CAN DRIVE THIS INTO MY GRANDMOTHER'S THICK CATHOLIC SKULL.
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Xanderthewizard Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2016
once again, not trying to be a hater, just an atheist and she keeps trying to "save my soul" and bullshit like that. pisses me off. i don't try to convince her that god ain't real, but she keeps trying to get me to think that ass is. sure i acknowledge Jesus as a person who existed, but the bible wasn't written until a few centuries AFTER that guy was executed by the Romans. so that whole "resurrected from the dead three days later" schpeal can be debated. but i admit he was a good hobo (yes Jesus was a vagrant). one who spoke to the hearts of the people he met, yes, but he was human and nothing more. i just hate it when people force on to others things like Religion or ideologies, as its the source of a lot of wars and killed millions over the centuries. millions have died in the name of "god". thousands have died in the name of "freedom" millions still have died in the name of "PROGRESS" of all things. it pisses me off how pathetic we humans can be, killing each other for things that are, as far as the universe and everything else is concerned, bullshit. it makes me embarrassed to be human. 
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Platypusofdoom Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2016  Student Interface Designer
I need to go show this to everyone I know. And after that I need to sit in my room with the lights off for about 16 hours.
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:iconromanjones:
RomanJones Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Haha
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AaronicWorksInc Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wish people around me would get this... but instead they don't give a flyin' fuck about it, and treat me like an antisocial a-hole >:(
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IDunnoM8 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
That's because from the outside it looks EXACTLY THE SAME.
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:iconliamisabrain:
LiamIsABrain Featured By Owner May 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
This feels... racist.
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:iconromanjones:
RomanJones Featured By Owner May 10, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Triggered Carmella Triggered Carmella Triggered Carmella Triggered Carmella 
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:iconliamisabrain:
LiamIsABrain Featured By Owner May 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I was joking, mate.
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:iconaquariusknight1990:
AquariusKnight1990 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2016  Professional Filmographer
That's great, excellent job!
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:iconromanjones:
RomanJones Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconn0b0dy-is-me:
N0B0DY-Is-Me Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2016
Great guide. Just a heads-up though: The PDF links are broken.
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:iconromanjones:
RomanJones Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
The PDFs are broken because I had to update it a bunch and then it wouldn't upload because of a Mac to PC error and it was all just a big mess. 
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CaldoRosa Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent
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:icondragonfire546:
Dragonfire546 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2016  Student General Artist
This makes sense(i'm introverted), i like it :)
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:iconvertecks:
Vertecks Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2016  Student General Artist
...What can i say that nobody else has?

-Relatable
-True
-Beautiful
-Humanitarian
-A Bajillion common compliments
-Cute
-Funny
-Et cētera

Nope, i've run out.
Congratulations anyway!
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