Thanks for your post from a fellow sufferer!
As I just mentioned on Twitter, I’ve always used people’s hair to recognise them until I get them properly ‘embedded’ in my misfiring mind … until they change their hairstyle or trim their beard (I’m looking at you, #Movember).
The thing is, I’m not actually by nature a shy and reserved person, but my prosopagnosia makes me terrible at networking, which is how most people in the Brussels Bubble seem to develop their careers. Awkward social moments were therefore pretty commonplace until I engineered my work to do most of it from home.
FWIW, my facial blindness post from a couple of years’ back: