And if I'm awkward, its because I either don't trust you and/or find you incredibly ordinary. Make no mistake, it's on purpose. And if I'm silent, it's because I'm interested in what you have to say, whether it be because I think you're pure genius or just a complete idiot.
All true, being introverted isn't bad. It's just how people view them that's bad. It can be annoying when people don't see them for who they are. They give up and say,"ahh they're too quiet so sooo ill just leave."