Where did you get these descriptions? They seem to ring true, but they are saddening to read. It feels like we're all broken products of our environment. I like your point about:
I like your point about there being a balance between engaging with the external world and keeping track of our internals. Both are so crucial, lean as we may to one side or other just by inclination or as life stages change.I was drawn into this thread because of the comedy of extraverts unable to understand why anyone would need validation, and introverts insisting on their personal need for outside validation. Those positions are kind of contrary to the essence of introversion and extraversion.