You don't learn valuable life skills from avoiding life but rather showing up for life everyday ready to take life on with all its challenges and vital life lessons. That's what makes a warrior with the battle scars to prove it.
7 ways to love an introvert. 1 - Realize that introversion is not simply a personality trait; it's a nervous system setting. 2 - Appreciate that the introverts in you life will probably know you more deeply than anyone else.