Could being a loner cause you to lose your personality?

Seems like a weird questions but I have social anxiety so most of my childhood I never had friend and stayed inside gaming. Now I’m 21 and sometimes I’ll just talk with some people and I feel like I’m just not talkative anymore. I feel like me being a loner before has just gotten me into a habit where I don’t want... show more Seems like a weird questions but I have social anxiety so most of my childhood I never had friend and stayed inside gaming. Now I’m 21 and sometimes I’ll just talk with some people and I feel like I’m just not talkative anymore. I feel like me being a loner before has just gotten me into a habit where I don’t want to talk and want to be left alone. Can this actually happen or am I overthinking. Like losing your personality?
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