Dealing with nosy relatives and making it through the company holiday party is exhausting for most of us. For introverts, the stress of the season can be enough to make them want to hibernate for the month of December. 

It's not that introverts despise all social situations (a common misconception), but their ideal calendar isn't one stacked with holiday parties either. So don't be surprised when this happens:

introvert heaven
These comics from Debbie Tung of Where's My Bubble show exactly what it's like to be an introvert during the holidays—and what they need to get through it: 

Photos: Debbie Tung/Where's My Bubble

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