Depending on their interests, they see these events as places to make new friends or to network for business purposes. While it’s okay to ask your extroverted partner to accompany you to the occasional lengthy, quiet event, especially if you attend social events with them, acknowledge that they don’t enjoy these events as much as you do.
[Read: 8 effective communication tips for a successful relationship] #5 Be open to conversation about anything.
On the flip side, introverts may be shocked by how much an extroverted partner shares with them in conversation, especially when this information relates to the extrovert’s feelings.
As a private introvert, you may wonder why someone would even bring such personal things out into the open.
Make sure you don’t dismiss your partner when they bare their soul, though, or try to assuage any negative emotions by passing them food or drink.
Of course, your input would also be very welcome in this regard.
[Read: 15 interesting topics to cover in relationship conversations] #6 Tell them to put a lid on it when necessary.
Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean that the relationship must end.
For the introvert who really wants to make things work with an extroverted sweetheart, here are some tips to help you do just that without going crazy.
Introverts who want additional needs met must clearly express these needs out loud to an extroverted partner if they want to leave any guesswork and misunderstanding out.
Speaking up may not be your forte, but staying mum will just leave you with worse relationship problems.
There may be some situations in which an extrovert truly will talk too much, in which case they could use a little reminder of how loud or boisterous they’re becoming.