And while Dembling says introverts may have a harder time meeting people to date, she maintains that "dating itself, however, is not hard for introverts because we tend to be most comfortable in one-on-one social interactions, where we don't have to compete for attention." "I think another misconception is that introverts would be dull dates," Dembling says.
"In fact one-on-one situations are where introverts can shine.
When it comes to the following five important aspects of dating, consider the associated pros, cons and flat-out red flags listed below.
Pros: You won’t have to manage your partner’s aggression or worry that’s he or she’s a player — grabbing your attention first, and then scanning the room for someone else.
The way I think of it: Extroverts sparkle, introverts glow.
If you appreciate your own quiet glow, other people will see it too.", describing someone with a strong ability to turn inward and concentrate on their own feelings.
Now I think that going slow and steady is a better way.” By the Myers-Briggs definition (Myers-Briggs being a popular psychological test), an introvert derives energy from his or her internal world of emotions and ideas, while an extrovert gets revved up from the outside world of people and activities.
So what should you consider if you want to date someone who’s more on the introvert side than you are?
"It's a misnomer that all introverts globally are stressed by social situations," Helgoe says.All of that means friendships with extraverts can prove challenging for us — but they can also be quite rewarding!My husband is an extravert, and he’s also my best friend.For it she interviewed more than 50 introverts — single and looking, in relationships with extroverts and other introverts, newlyweds and divorcees — and what she found complicates our typical assumptions about introverts.."It can feel like nobody will notice you among all those bubbly extroverts.