I enjoy sending a bit more than receiving, in part because sending has so many independent hobbies connected to it: postcard shopping, stamp shopping, ink selection, fountain pen use, sticker shopping, rubber-stamp shopping, and so forth.
But I was surprised by how much I love receiving cards. If I’m honest, I didn’t think I would, that much (see previous regarding how many hobbies I engage for sending). But I’ve gotten some really wonderful cards, touching notes, carefully-selected stamps (I’m not a collector, but I do enjoy looking at and learning about stamps), and so on. I got one lovely card from a 10-year-old who is just starting out in Postcrossing, and it warmed my tough, stringy ol’ heart to see such a young person getting involved in physical correspondence.
So, given that I went into this assuming that I’d enjoy sending very much and not be all that invested in receiving, discovering that my enjoyment of each some days runs neck-and-neck was a nice surprise.