Dating other introverts
During the awkward silences you can just get on with your activity, but conversation is still possible.Especially handy if what you're doing gives you something to talk about." —eofw "The best date for me, as an introvert, is going on a nice walk.I do things I'm passionate about so I'm speaking about what I really care about and it's not just meaningless conversations.
From the start, we prioritize the quality of communication.
encounters, it’s time to clear the air: I’m a lady introvert*, and the way you’ve been going about courtship just isn’t working. Let it be known once and for all that introverts hate small talk. If that investment isn’t reciprocated early on, we’re often left feeling that the interaction is just too shallow and uninteresting.
As an introvert, I need a much lower level of mental stimulation to operate than ambiverts or extroverts require. Whether you are using a dating app or you approach us in line at the grocery store (meeting in a bar, are you kidding? You’ll get a lot further with us if you cut typical “pick-up” strategies. Introverts are less likely to be interested in discussing work or home at length (unless you happen to be a librarian or your home is full of rescue animals).
This letter is an attempt to outline some tips that will endear you to your introverted love interests. For example, you may be tempted to compliment your introverted love interest on looking nice, but it can fall flat if your date doesn’t actually identify with a strong investment in appearance.
” Humor is good, but can be off-putting from strangers. Assuming you’ve landed a date, don’t take me to a busy restaurant or crowded bar. So, a walk in the park, a visit to a new bookstore, or a calm, cosy cafe are much better options for making your introvert date comfortable from the get-go. As I said earlier, getting to know someone is an investment for an introvert.