How would you describe yourself: introvert, extrovert, ambivert (a bit of both)? Why?
How did your family of origin describe you as a child? Have you changed? How? Why?
What prompted you to read this book now? What do you hope to gain from this discussion?
What did you discover about the author’s bias when you read the introduction and the preface?
What did you think about the format of the book—a mix of story, research, and biblical text? What would you have changed? Why?
What story sticks with you? Why?
Do you have a story (something that built a friendship or something that derailed a friendship) you would have included in one of the chapters? (Bonus points if your story includes an introvert/extrovert twist.)
Which chapter word (character trait) comes most easily to you in building relationships? Describe a situation. Any introvert/extrovert connection?
Which chapter word (character trait) comes hardest for you in building relationships? Describe a situation. Any introvert/extrovert connection?
What did you think of the sidebars throughout the chapters: Introvert Inclinations, Introvert Impediments, Introvert Challenge? Got a favorite? Anything you would add?
What do you wish the book had covered?
If you were writing a sequel, what would you write? Why?