What we worry most about in kids — lack of face-to-face connection, inability to speak publicly, etc. — may not matter in the nerd future.
What am I doing wrong to socialize him? Am I unwittingly damaging him through my awkward parenting style and personal deficiencies?
Extroversion gets all the good press, but introversion in teens has positives, too. The key: helping find a balance between the extremes.
A dad pays his son, a teenage introvert, to start conversations with random strangers. Brilliant idea or bankrupt?