It can be challenging to let your partner know you love them
when the two of you have different basic personality types:
misunderstandings can occur. Extroverts can feel introverts’
need for distance as rejection. Introverts can think extroverts are
smothering or intrusive.
So here is a handy little checklist of five ways to love your
favorite introvert. Oh, and for all of you who love extroverts,
there’s one for you, too! Find out how to express your love
to an introvert (or an extrovert) in a way that she or he will
How to love an introvert
- Show an awareness and loyalty that she will not interpret
as scrutiny or intrusion.
- Validate her need for distance without taking it as
- Let her give the signal for closeness of any kind.
- Express gratitude for and recognition of kindness, and a
willingness to accommodate you.
- Respect her need to be alone until she asks for time
How to love an extrovert
- Take frequent notice of and an active interest in what she
- Show that you are on her side and at her side.
- Be frequently demonstrative--physically and verbally--of
- Make frequent mention and on special occasions a special
mention of your recognition.
- Join her and share in her interests in some way as often as
Dating, Introvert, Love, Relationships
7 January 2005