Misery Does NOT Love Company
While we all enjoy getting together to complain about the same thing because we believe that it
gives us some sort of relief or venting power, misery does not always love company. Some people
who are introverted and keep to themselves only withdraw further into their own worlds when they
are looking to get away from it all. This means that they have no desire to be helped by outsiders
and it means that they are looking to gain peace, or at least to mask their pain, by collecting their
thoughts in private and by working everything out for themselves.
Extroverts, or people who love being sociable most of the time, still have a great desire to receive
help from other people. In fact, the energy of other people, as long as it is positive energy, really
makes them feel good and they walk away from bad circumstances feeling uplifted and hopeful.
Often, extroverts do not understand introverts, and they call them “shy” as if somehow introverts
are fearful of being around other people. It is simply a preference and they enjoy putting their
energy inward rather than outward.
Now, if misery loves company in some ways, it certainly despises company in other ways. You see,
if introverts are given the chance, they would choose to be by themselves and to figure things out in
the privacy of their own minds rather than airing things in public and then discussing and arguing
the matter with other extroverts until everyone feels satisfied. Introverts often want a definite
It is important that when introverts abuse drugs or alcohol, they are not able to isolate themselves
fully from the world around them. That is how their abuse can turn into obsession.
And, I should know. I am a hardcore introvert, myself.
That is why Mediscreen brings onsite drug testing and alcohol screening straight to your business.
We are even NATA certified for our onsite drug screening. NATA accredited Medisceen to AS
4308 for onsite urine drug testing. If you get everyone screened at once, then it is over and done
with, and everyone can quickly and easily return to their workplace duties without all of this added
pressure to schedule something else and meet with more people and stress out even more about