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I've been meaning to post a response to @aspiesw's "Being Introverted vs Aspergers Syndrome" topic, but hadn't had the chance to. I can't reply on there anymore, so I thought I'd start a thread and now I think I've come up with some questions so a thread seems reasonable. I used to think that introverts and people with Asperger's syndrome/people on the spectrum were different in the sense that people with Asperger's syndrome had a lot more difficulties such as sensory issues, hypo/hypersensitiveness, etc. But now I realize that a person with Asperger's syndrome can be an introvert, an extrovert, or something in between. I think introvert and extrovert are words to describe the personality of the person. I did a quick search to refresh my definitions of introvert and extrovert which are, in short, a person who recharges through spending time alone and a person who recharges by spending time with others, respectively. So I consider myself an introverted aspie. In real life, I've never really liked spending time with others, it's always been this way. It's always been puzzling to see others enjoy interacting with others, when personally, I've never really found it fulfilling. What are your thoughts? Do you think it's possible to be an introvert and an aspie/autie (or an extrovert and aspie/autie, aspie/autie and something in between) at the same time? If so, which one do you think you are (an introvert, ambivert, or extrovert) aspie? I don't know much about the term, ambivert, but I think it means you fall somewhere in between introvert and extrovert, or that you are both.