The Grumpy Introvert

The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

The Grumpy Introvert on Being Unashamed of Your Bubble

Your happiness doesn’t require explanation.

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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The Grumpy Introvert on When to Stay Quiet and When to Get Mouthy

How to rise up without giving someone a black eye.

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: Grumpy’s Reflection on Craving Connection

What’s “it” and how do you find it?

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Finding Love After Loss

Love is never a “should.” It’s “when I am ready.”

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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The First-Ever Grumpy Introvert Sampler: Speed Advice for All Three Types

Grumpy Introvert’s triptych. Yes, we consider it art.

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: How to Advocate above a Whisper

The ability to ameliorate a negative situation often lies within yourself.

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

What to Do When You’re Overthinking Your Own Happiness

Afraid to believe in your good fortune? This piece is for you.

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Friend Breakups

You shouldn’t have to do backflips to keep anyone in your life, ever.

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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I’M LISTENING, DON’T LOOK AT ME: The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Privacy and Dating

Privacy is a concern for everyone, not just introverts.

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Impostor Syndrome

Ever felt like a fake? This one’s for you.

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The Grumpy Introvert

By Jennifer Mattern

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I’M LISTENING, STOP LOOKING AT ME: The Grumpy Introvert’s Advice on Making Friends

This is advice like you’ve never read.

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