Are you an Introvert or an Extrovert? by Heidi Hörnlein

    This question sounds very much like: “are you male or female”? Quite a polarity, is it not? And you seem to have to stick with one or the other; at least many people say so. Are we born introverts? As we are born girls or boys? And are we condemned to remain as such? OK, girls and boys become women and men – and during their life they hopefully grow up the many levels of possible human development. The more we proceed in personal growth, the more women can integrate masculine aspects of being and men can explore and integrate feminine qualities. During the last 50 years or so we have done some progress in that. Women have adopted masculine qualities – and often forgotten the feminine ones. And we now begin to claim them back. Men, slowly slowly begin to realize that they would be more complete beings if they could open up to [...]