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?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.So I reassessed my dating approach to better align with my energy levels and need for depth over breadth.Here are some tips for avoiding the dating drain and staying true to your introverted self.1. But introverts specifically can be thought of as having minds like an onion: to gain access to those inner layers requires significant peeling, done with sensitivity and patience.A few years ago I was dating a very shy man and our relationship collapsed because I couldn’t meet his basic needs and I couldn’t understand fundamental things about being an introvert.Most people, and I was no exception, credit numerous stereotypes about introverts.
An introvert is – very simply – someone who’s personal energy (physical as well as mental) tends to be drained by social interaction and recharged through more solitary pursuits.When your man isn’t asking you questions or isn’t joking, most probably he’s not interested in you as a woman. They talk less, but whenever they say something it’s really important to them. If you’re dating an introvert, you will rarely have severe conflicts and fights. They need a lot of time to reflect on things; therefore their responds are deliberate.Chances are you’ll forget about the argument, but your sweetheart can start talking about it in several days.Sure, it’s relatively simple to meet strangers at parties and bars…if you’re the sort of person who thrives on crowds.The point here is to forget about introversion as a defining characteristic with a negative connotation.