Susan Cain, author of , said that “Relationships make everyone happier, introverts included, but think quality over quantity.”4. I went on a few dates with someone I was intensely attracted to and with whom I had great chemistry, but upon his admission after the fifth date that he wasn’t a good communicator I realized it probably wasn’t the best fit for me.
If you’ve been paying any attention to the Internet over the past few years, you’ve probably noticed a term popping up over and over: introvert.Even better, by diving into what makes introverts tick, you might discover benefits to dating them, befriending them, or being them you never anticipated! Though seemingly hundreds of Internet lists and quizzes – and popular opinion, for that matter!– might try to convince you otherwise, it doesn’t mean shy, antisocial, or anxious! For a true definition, we turn to writer, lawyer and “quiet revolutionary” Susan Cain, whose book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking and subsequent TED Talk helped ignite the interest in these personality types when it was published in 2012.Colt is one of our writers who contributed to the site a while back, with the 'Student of the Game' series and the 'Social Skills 101' series.
Colt's roughly intermediate in his skills with women - he's still learning, but he's having success and taking new and pretty girls to bed - and he's focused on helping guys who are new to working on themselves and their dating skill sets to get in gear.Remember that extroverts get energy from being around people, and while introverts arguably make better conversationalists, they are depleted by constant social interaction.