Dating other introverts
2 View All Next »I give a lot of advice on going out and meeting people that involves going out and being as social as possible, which is great if you’re naturally an outgoing person (or willing to fake it).
Sure, it’s relatively simple to meet strangers at parties and bars…
Rather than asking to be set up on a blind date or trying to force yourself to be more outgoing at a party, try letting your friends know you’re interested in meeting some new people…
so maybe they could bring another person or two they think you might get along with the next time you all go to the movies or have a Game of Thrones marathon.
not to mention find people you’re likely to actually connect with.
Introverts tend to prefer, or even thrive in, more solitary activities rather than dealing with large groups of people.
It’s an unspoken truth that our society is geared more towards the outgoing among us; being able to mingle and hop from conversation to conversation or group to group like a social butterfly on crank is a valued skill when it comes to in-person social networking.
People who tend to make the most noise and attract the most visibility also tend to be the ones who get the most attention… But just because you’re more introverted doesn’t mean that you’re doomed to a life alone. Sometimes it just means having to change your dating strategy to play to your strengths.
if you’re the sort of person who thrives on crowds.
But what if you’re the sort of person who’s drained by crowds or just doesn’t having to introduce themselves and have to make the same small-talk over and over again?
Before we talk about dating tips for introverts, it’s best to define at least some terms here…