This question is from an introvert who is getting overwhelmed by all the errands and interaction needed to get repairs done to an apartment before she can move in.
I’m an introvert trying to move into an apartment left to me by my grandma when she died some years ago. The place is a wreck, it needs lots of repairs. As I am the legal owner it is me who has to run around the administrators’ office, schedule people to come fix this or that, or install the Internet and be there when they do. It is all very draining and there seems to be no end to it. I try to spread the appointments out a little, but my boyfriend wants us to move in in there as soon as possible. Sometimes things are urgent and cannot be replied with a “no” on my part (for example the upstairs neighbour flooding the kitchen – getting both of our schedules to match up with the plumber’s resulted in “OK, be there tomorrow at 8am” – that’s really not enough warning time for me.) It’s gotten to a point that I’m getting anxiety attacks and trouble breathing, not to mention my sleeping got so chaotic that I can’t even recharge at night.
I’m sure there are plenty of introverts out there who managed to successfully renovate/build/decorate their place, how did you all do it? Any tips welcome.
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