I like places that are peaceful and quiet. I would rather be alone than at a party.
When I was younger, I would barely speak. They called me shy. I have social anxiety. Now, I can speak in front of groups, although I still shake, but it took a lot of work. I am typically a bundle of nerves. I have a number of coping skills. They all help a little, and it adds up.
I have a list of different coping methods here: