Studies show that introverts comprise 30 to 50% of our population! I’m a great listener and observer, making me a great friend and perceptive.
Writing a blog helped me learn how to express my emotions.
Tell your date if you are someone who seeks friendship first or needs time to fall in love. We listen, pay attention, and want to be there for the other.
You’ll at least then have an ally who will be there for you whatever happens.
We live in a crazy world dominated by social networking sites, where people willingly give up every scrap of their privacy.
From schools and companies to working in open spaces, everywhere you go there’s less anonymity. Even though the world is tailored for extroverts, being an introvert isn’t that uncommon.
Dress in a comfortable way and talk to people your friends are/were talking to about something you/they find interesting.
No pressure." —mechteldho "One of the best pieces of advice I've ever gotten (from another introvert who was great at meeting/picking up people) was to treat the stranger like you've known them a long time but haven't seen them in a while.
Meeting for a drink or coffee or attending some short event is usually the best for an introvert.
Once I thought of it that way, I was a lot less anxious and worried about being likable." —mrctheamazing "As an introvert, you will never find 'the one' if you think that is defined by instantly feeling comfortable with someone.
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Introverts often have a more difficult time with social interactions than others. Just talking with other people can be a challenge for many introverts. You may scare away a few flakes, and instead attract people who will really appreciate you. Often introverts are also people-pleasers, and they will do what they think is asked of them even if they suffer. Sometimes we get so flooded by first impressions and things to look out for, it’s difficult to just feel what it’s like to sit with this person. Or does it feel crowded, overwhelming, or make you nervous? Make sure you get to be on the receiving end of the equation.