When a person is suffering from avoidant personality disorder, they are found to exhibit extreme sensitivity toward rejection. This sensitivity towards rejection might lead them to live a life where they are socially withdrawn. Here, it should be made clear that these people might be shy, but they are generally not asocial and it has been observed that they display a great desire for companionship. However, people with avoidant personality need unusually strong guarantee that they will be uncritically accepted by others. They rarely make advances and are usually the one who have very few friends and confidants. They are not good at public meetings and public speakings. However they might be quite efficient and creative in activities which requires no public interaction. They often misinterpret comments of other people as derogatory and withdraws. These are the people who are commonly described as having an inferiority complex.