And I’ve not gotten any more social in my old age! I’m the guy who tends the BBQ or is taping the wedding or is sitting uncomfortably at the back waiting until it’s not rude to leave.
The panic reaction of an introvert in a crowd of not-strangers
I cannot be a chameleon in a crowd of plaid
These days, at least, I have a wife who runs interference for me and helps if I have a panic attack. My best friend and partner.