Bah, humbug! An introvert’s party guide
Practical suggestions make it easier for shy people during holidays.
Ah, the holidays. Constant parties. Gay apparel. Forced family fun. An introvert’s nightmare.
“I call it the most extroverted time of the year,” says author and introvert Sophia Dembling of Dallas, whose “The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World” (Perigree, $14) just hit bookstores. “I don’t want to check out of it entirely, but it can just completely overwhelm you, and then you get crabby.”
Whereas Susan Cain’s “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” is an introvert’s manifesto, “The Introvert’s
Sophia Dembling is coming out of her introvert shell to promote her book “The Introvert’s Way.”