By Ms. FAF on Frugal Asian Finance
This post is not sponsored by Meetup. The opinions and experiences mentioned below are my own.
I used to be really shy and introverted (and still am). I was nervous about meeting new people and didn’t have much to contribute to a conversation.
I came to America at the age of 18, and my spoken English at that time wasn’t that great.
It was a legitimate cultural and language barrier in addition to my introverted personality.
As I was put into academic, professional, and social settings that forced me to interact with other people, however, I’ve found myself more comfortable making small talk, meeting new people, and striking up random conversations with those I just met…read more