At heart I am an introvert – I really enjoy being at work and have a lot of work friends, but am exhaused when I go home at night from all the interactions. I think most people I work with would be amazed that I’m not a “real” extrovert.
My problem is that I live alone and on weekends I get lonely. I’ve tried meeting up with work friends on weekends and some more artificial social situations (like “Meetup” hobby groups) but I find that I dread these appointments and am generally resentful that I’m not home by myself . . . but I still get lonely.
I’m less interested in advice and more so in how others identify along the “-vert” spectrum and how you handle social and alone times.