Most people lose their inner child during the journey to adulthood. They hurt them repeatedly with mean remarks to let go of childhood and embrace emotionless and boring adulthood.
Unless you know a person well, you don’t know much about each other and hardly have common topics. In these situations, people usually break the ice with small talk.
Like all human beings, your personality is a mixture of pros and cons. However, don’t assume you have all of them… because personalities can change based on life experiences which make us unique. Work on your flaws patiently and you’ll be the best!