That is to say, people are rewarded on their sociability and ability to appear extroverted and boisterous.
Many introverts feel steam-rolled in this culture and have lost touch with their inherent introverted strengths.
Introverts are master rapport builders in all kinds of relationships.
It is an unfortunately common misperception that introverts don’t like being around people. Introverts actually have a greater need for intimacy and depth in their relationships than their extroverted counterparts.
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Introversion and extroversion are some of the least properly understood terms in psychology.
I think one thing that would help introverted men is to recognize how they’re coming across to women.
An introverted guy is uniquely positioned to make good and bad impressions, depending on how he handles himself.
It’s not that my introverted friends can’t do that, they just find it exhausting, and most of us aren’t at our best when we feel worn down.
That can result in setbacks for the introverted man, especially when he engages with women who expect the guy to initiate.
And the more an introverted man is aware of his capacity to come across as both a hero and a zero, the more he can leverage his strengths and downplay his weaknesses as he gets to know someone.