They agreed to have two dinner parties a month, with the husband doing most of the prep work.
Are you an introvert dating or married to an extrovert? One extrovert I interviewed for my book, “QUIET: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking,” described her introverted husband as “the anchor of her world.” Extroverts report that introverts give them permission to explore their serious, introspective sides. Many successful couples are introvert-extrovert pairs. The two types are often drawn to each other out of a sense of mutual delight.This was the number one complaint I heard from the dozens of introvert-extrovert couples I interviewed for my book.It seems like an intractable problem, but it’s often possible to find a middle ground.
This enabled the wife to have more one-on-one conversations, instead of feeling compelled to “perform” in front of a larger group. How much to talk after a long day of work: At the end of the day, extroverts often come home longing for conversation, while introverts need to recharge alone.These differences can leave extroverts feeling abandoned, and introverts feeling pressured.