The best gifts for introverts who love peace and quiet

To know an introvert is to love him – even if it means cuddling him away from home to see him.

A knack for observation and a penchant for selectivity might make introverts a difficult demographic to track down. But that’s not necessarily the case, said Elaine rodino, psychologist and member of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. When shopping for an introvert or someone with more introverted tendencies, it’s best to be personal.

“The kinds of things an ‘introvert’ might like can be spread over a long continuum,” Rodino said. “Some introverts may have social anxiety and feel more comfortable in small groups, small gatherings, etc. They prefer more one-on-one [time] and get lost in a group of very talkative people. I always think you should really think about the person you are offering, not yourself.

Pauline Wallin, a licensed psychologist in Camp Hill, Pa., told HuffPost that “introversion is not the same as being shy or calm. Introverts are just more private … and are selective about what they say and who they say it to.

We asked Canceled plans, the Facebook community of self-proclaimed introverts from HuffPost, what would be their ideal gifts or to share the best ones they have received in the past.

Take a look at the list of heartwarming and helpful articles below. And whatever you buy, just be sure to consider how you are giving your gift as well. As Kim Powers Smith pointed out in Canceled Plans, “You can literally give me anything, as long as I don’t have to unwrap it in front of an audience.”

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