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Hey, parents – leave those introverts alone!

Instead of insisting they ‘do’ something or pushing them to make friends, let them daydream There are any number of neglected and marginalised groups in society, but one of the largest is barely recognised. I am talking of introverts, who constitute between a third and a half of society, according to a new book for adolescents. Quiet Power: Growing Up as an Introvert in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain is currently being devoured by my (introvert) 14-year-old daughter and it needs to be read, I think, by parents as well as teenagers.
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