Jenn Granneman is the creator of IntrovertDear.com, with 800,000 page views per month and 200,000 visits per month. It has 47,000 Facebook likes, 16,000 followers on Twitter, and 10,000 email subscribers. The topic of introversion is a rising trend. Content on various forms of social media have gone viral: Susan Cain's TED talk “The Power of Introverts” has over 14 million views; YouTube's “15 Things Introverts Want You to Know” has 3.8 million views; Huffington Post and Buzzfeed post regularly about introversion. Susan Cain's Quiet is also a New York Times bestseller. The book offers a unique angle on the topic of introversion--an invitation into the world of introverts, with tips at the end of every chapter for extroverts who want to know how their introvert friends and partners think and live. Most books about introversion focus on self-promotion instead.
When people settle, they usually do it for one (or all) of the following reasons, writes Brafman in a Psychology Today blog post: • Loneliness: “I want someone special in my life, and I’m tired of spending so much time alone.” • Time pressure: “Everyone else is getting married and starting a family—I’m running out of time!” • Opportunity cost: “If I break up with him/her, I may never find someone better.”