The introverts guide to dating
They understand that I'd almost always rather have a low-key date at home than a night out, and they don't try to force me out of my comfort zone when I'm not prepared for it." —hayleym4c8f346f7 "I used to date only introverts because I thought they understood me better.Yes they did, but we introverts tend to overthink so much that it leads us into believing that the silence is more awkward than what it really is."I prefer to go to a place I knew or had been to before.It made me more comfortable knowing the area, what kind of food there was, etc., so I could focus on the person and talking to them rather than the atmosphere or what I would order." —Stephanie Combs, Facebook "Go to events your more extroverted friends invite you to.My partner of seven and a half years knows that when she and I go out, I'm going to need recharge time.And I know that there will be times that I will have to throw on a smile and socialize when I don't want to.During the awkward silences you can just get on with your activity, but conversation is still possible.
Dress in a comfortable way and talk to people your friends are/were talking to about something you/they find interesting.Introversion can be misread as a lack of interest to some people, so it's always better to say 'I'm an introvert' than to let them think you aren't enjoying their company." —Emily Weeden, Facebook "Become friends with people.As an introvert, it's hard to meet new people, so try hanging out with people you already know. Where would you go if you could travel anywhere tomorrow morning?I'm now with an extrovert and I've never been so happy." —luisad491ca7563 "My current boyfriend took things slow.When I said I wasn't interested in dating him, he told me that he only wanted to get to know me.
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It's all about give and take." —janetm43885b0d5 "In all honesty, being an introvert gave me a secret dating weapon.