Introverts, on the other hand, often feel grateful that their extroverted partners make the atmosphere light-hearted and casual – and that they do so much of the talking.But these mixed-type couples can run into a predictable set of misunderstandings. How much to socialize: What do you do when one person wants to go out and the other to stay home?
’ And so I’ll start making plans for a romantic picnic for two around it…I am truly moved every time I hear from an extrovert who says, “I am trying to respect my partner’s need for solitude (or less socializing or quiet time).” Your effort and thoughtfulness is exactly right. But maybe if you ask some questions, you’ll start figuring out the middle ground to get both of your needs met.Being respectful of your partner’s needs, however, does not let to say sometimes, “It’s important to me that you come to this party,” or, “I understand that you need solitude, but it’s not OK with me for you to spend every evening alone in your man cave. Perhaps you need to go to big parties alone or with friends, but your partner is OK with small dinner gatherings.and he invites a half dozen of his closest friends.” “And then we get into fights because I’m upset that he never seems to enjoy things that are just the two of us as much as when he’s with our friends and he’s telling me that he feels like I’m antisocial most of the time and he enjoys things more when I’m there with him in the group…and I’m left wondering if it’s just that I’m an introvert and he’s an extrovert and that means we’re just There are three keys to a successful relationship between an introvert and an extrovert.