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your depth of understanding, and talent at sharing it amaze me. Speechless… and for your sharing of it.. Thank you… deeply. *sigh, its like coming back into my body through acceptance….. Sherrie on space2live
Sherrie
This is me. This is me from the day I was born. For so long I felt misunderstood and rejected, even by the people closest to me, because they could never understand my need for solitude, and I had no idea how to explain it to them. Even now that I know more about Introversion and have a more informed understanding of my hard-wired need for solitude, it’s still very difficult sometimes to help my loved ones understand this profound craving for time and space all to myself. This is one of the best…
Sharon
For the first time in my life I could truly explain, through your words the way in which I experience life and myself. Brenda… It all fell into place. I had found myself and had such a moment of clarity. It felt like such a big weight was lifted off of my shoulders. Finally I felt like it was ok to be me. I was not the only one. I had found people and a little space where I fit in. … I was at work and crying on the inside. Emotions ran wild inside me. I was ecstatic, sad, confused, motivated, i…
Niko
During one of the harder times in my life I found Brenda’s website
and reached out to her. To say the least it has been one of the best
decisions I have made. Being an extrovert I never quite understood
what it meant to romantically involved with an introvert. Brenda does
an incredible job listening, giving in the moment feedback, and helped
me understand the how an introvert functions. She helped explain to me
that I am introspective extrovert, and this gave something to identify
with and allowed me t…
Evan H.
Thank you for all the words. You’ve created the magic drug I’ve been looking for all my life. Your blog has transformed my life, and I feel like I am on the brink of a most satisfying fulfilling journey…You’ve made me see everything in a new light. I now feel calmer, able to care better for my toddler, less hateful of people around, and hopeful for my future. I am not so afraid for our marriage anymore. — Shilpa CB
Shilpa CB
I have been dating an introverted man who I am very in love with for almost 2 years.  Reading your posts have helped me to be more supportive and understanding to him especially during the times when he needs space.  I just wanted to thank you for your weekly posts and let you know how helpful they are for someone who is in a relationship with an introvert. C.M. on space2live
C.M.
That courage and dedication you so generously share with the world, has inspired me to push myself a little harder, persevere at each task a little longer, dig a little bit deeper to where the answers just “feel” right to both my humanity AND my spirit. Your insights have reinforced my direction and given me additional tools that help me clear my path. I’m wired into my creativity as never before and the new music is pouring out of me faster than I can record and produce it; this is the Un…
Gary
THANK YOU….. you just summed up my swirling thoughts into something i can read with out everything else in my head meshing with it. I finally feel like i can explain what happens within without getting distracted. I’m an Introvert with ADD and it makes it so hard to explain quite what im feeling sometimes. — M.G. on space2live
M.G.
Because of your blog, I know that it is possible for me to have the love that I want one day and that I don’t have to be alone.  — Indepthwoman  on space2live
Indepthwoman
Your words are my lifeline.  I sit down to your posts and as I read I can feel my acceptance of myself and my needs grow.  Your words validate my feelings about my life, motherhood, relationships and it is something I hold onto.  And during the times when I feel like I am not able to be a mother or a wife or a sister or a friend or whatever someone needs me to be, I go back to your words and find some peace…I send your posts to my husband when I need him to understand that I love him but I need …
D.R.

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If you don’t have time to read full books or browse websites, try these articles brimming with insight and information specifically beneficial to the introvert, idealist, sensitive person or someone who loves them. Several of space2live’s most popular posts are also included.

Should I Stay or Should I Go by Annie Lalla: A comprehensive look at why we need relationships. Provides insight regarding how to know if you’re in love and how to know if you should leave.

12 Things I Love About Conscious Women by Damien Bohler on elephant journal: A perfect description (by a man) of a self-actualized woman. Something to aim for.

Introvert Relationships: Love Me or Leave Me but Please Don’t Need Me (Too Much) by Brenda Knowles (yes, me) on space2live. Insight into the introvert’s heart. What do they want? Why do they need so much space? How to attract and keep an introvert.

Introverts Explained: Why We Love You but Need to Get Away from You by Brenda Knowles on space2live. An explanation of why introverts need so much time to ourselves and why extroverts should not take our need for space as a personal rejection.

There’s Nothing Wrong with You: You’re an Introvert by Brenda Knowles on space2live. What happens when you deny your nature? How to wake up and start embracing your introversion. Are you an introvert? This post will help you figure it out. If you are, it will tell you how incredible that is and why.

Understanding the Introvert Cycle: Why We Go from Irritable to Ever-Loving by Brenda Knowles on space2live. How can we go from the most exquisite intimacy to needing time away from our significant people? This post explains the plight of an intimacy junkie who loves solitude.

Is It Love or Are You Just Filling a Void: Mastering Aloneness and Creating a Real Relationship by Brenda Knowles on space2live. How to tell if you are in a fulfilling relationship or simply settling for anyone. Descriptions spelling out the differences between being alone and being lonely. Seeing the positives of being alone.

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