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  • MrVelveteen

    What's interesting is that the study states that the quantity of friendships is more important for people in their 20's, and then quality becomes more important for people in their 30's. I think this goes a little past introversion/extroversion

  • AlienArchitect

    As an introvert, I wouldn't say this is a rebuttal of extroversion or an appraisal of introversion. The point of article is that the quality of a friendship trumps the number of friendships a person has, and that makes sense. However, there are people (both extroverts and introverts) who are able to cultivate larger numbers of high-quality friendships -- and if you want to try to argue this mathematically, then perhaps the "average" quality is lower than that of someone with a very small, close-knit friend circle...but that's not the point.

    I think extroversion vs. introversion is less a measure of the ability to form meaningful friendships than it is a question of whether a person is comfortable with more or less people (full stop) around. An extrovert could enjoy being in crowds of unknown people, but still have just a close-knit circle of friends. Just my two cents.

  • Gozzin

    Introvert here..It's quality not quantity for me.

  • Partoghimeos

    A close knit circle of quality friends is definitely the best way to go, but a vast network of acquaintances carries many benefits as well.

  • madjo

    Well, to be honest, I can tell you from experience, only having 4 friends isn't all that great either.

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