An introvert 39s guide to dating
Don’t take it personally - we screen our phone calls, even from our closest friends.
Outgoing introverts sometimes hate the phone because it’s all, like, intrusive and tears our minds away from whatever we’re deeply focusing on (and we are always deeply focusing on something). Listening to one thing and seeing something else is a lot of sensory input piled on top of everything that's already going on in our heads.
You’ll be surprised how much we actually live in our heads.
He has a look he gives back that says he acknowledges my request to leave. As with my shopping example, I’ll go browse the aisles while I’m waiting for him to finish. Being married is far different from dating in that when I need alone time, I can’t just say goodbye to Josh and go home. As someone who appreciates space, it was an adjustment always having someone around.
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?
We don’t waste our time with people we’re not completely crazy about.
If we agreed to go on a date with you, we like you. Some days we can talk for hours, but sometimes we’re not so good at replying and talking on the phone.