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Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. Howdy, year-old gay guy here. For the past few weeks I've been dating this guy that I really like. I'm a very extroverted, spontaneous, outgoing dude; he's the opposite.

But I really, really like him I think he likes me tooand I don't want to mess this up. Did I mention I really like him? So here are my questions: I know every two people are different, but I'm looking for general advice. I don't think it's a matter of screwing things up, but I find that extroverts simply do not understand introverts.

Extroverts enjoy being surrounded by people and always Dating an introvert gay relationship. Introverts prefer limited socializing in groups and enjoy downtime and quiet. What you may perceive as being closed off, or a homebody, or liking low-key events and spending time with a friend as opposed to large groups, is simply the way introverts operate in the world.

We need downtime to recharge.

It's not being anti-social, but social situations are draining and introverts need quiet time or time to themselves, to regroup and recharge. To give you an example: I am introverted, however I am very outgoing and have no trouble talking to people. My job requires that I do so all day. By the end of the workday, I am often exhausted from constant interaction with others for 9 hours and look forward to going home and enjoying the peace and quiet, with my husband, also an introvert.

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As an introvert, I am tired at the end of my workday so I don't often enjoy going out during the workweek because it doesn't give me time in the evening to recover from interacting with others all day and evening. I do it, but not regularly.

And when the weekend rolls around, I do not want to be busy both days and both nights of the weekend. If we go out Friday night, I don't want to go out Saturday. If we have plans during the day Saturday, then I want to be at home on Sunday. From an introvert's point of view, extroverts are exhausting, need too much attention and excitement and Dating an introvert gay relationship know how to be on their Dating an introvert gay relationship. Knowing that you as an extrovert do not operate the same way as an introvert, and respecting that introverts have different needs than you do will go a long way to finding common ground and understanding, IMO.

Neither is right or wrong, but they are very different. Introverts need down time to recharge their batteries. He may not have the energy to socialize as much as you do, if you're doing activities together with friends, for example, or scheduling a long day full of events.

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But he probably enjoys your vibrancy. As with most things in life, it's a matter of finding a good balance. This link is spot on for Introverts.

Howdy, year-old gay guy here....

A Guide to Understanding Introverts. Wave a chickenfoot around and rub your head and pat your stomach several times, this usually assuages the hardcore to medium grade introvert.

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