Many introverts like having an extroverted friend, so they can be quiet and listen to stories. Extroverts enjoy a friend who listens without jumping in at every sentence. Natural balance.
Introverts can suddenly burst out laughing or giggle. There can be much going on inside, that we don’t share with the world.
Point is: you get a rep for not wanting to be around people, but that’s not the case. You don’t think you’re above them. You’re just also not above thinking napping for three hours on a Friday afternoon isn’t the closest we’ll ever get to heaven.