Introverts are known for being shy, aloof loners, so it comes as no surprise that the prospect of dating is, at the very least, daunting.While not all introverts are actually shy and poor with communication, introverts find socialization to be a draining activity, hence it is difficult for them to venture forth in the world and meet new people.
Dating for introverts is just a bit more difficult than it is for extroverts.
Thankfully, it is not impossible, and there are many hacks introverts can employ to make dating less of a stressful, uncomfortable, and exhausting activity.
What follows is a complete guide to dating for introverts, covering not only how to cope with classic introvert 'weaknesses', but also the basics of getting started, going out on dates, and having fun to boot!
Before introverts can even begin to think of dating, they must find people to date, and seeing as many introverts don't get out much, this can be a real hurtle!
Where does one find potential boyfriends or girlfriends if one is not regularly out at bars, clubs, shows, parties, and mixers?
And even if an introvert were to force him/herself to go to these places, would they really get along well with those they met?Though many introverts get along wonderfully with extrovert partners, it might help to look for fellow introverts as well- after all, they might undertand each other better.But again, where does one find these reclusive singles?Traditionally, introverts found other introverts through one of five major channels: chance, history, proximity, work, and friends.Chance: Two introverts might meet each other just by chance (e.g.at a party, on the street, or in a grocery store), and through serendipitous luck, begin a conversation and get to know each other from that point on.