I am dating an extrovert
None of this has to do with intro or extro vertness.
You're overthinking way too much and this guy is coming on far too strong for you, period.
Now you want to date an extrovert and you wonder how to get their attention. Then once you have their attention, you may want to know how to keep the relationship going.
If you want to date an extrovert you need to take the right steps to attract one.
That doesn't really feel like "extrovert" to me. If his physicality doesn't work for you (and it wouldn't work for me), tell him to back it down. Initially I was going to point out I'm an extrovert that has mainly dated introverts, as far as what the tests say about me and the social thing not being a drain for me at all, but for that I'm often the one that needs the night in.
The introverts want to go out to the bars or exploring in the woods together or go to the comedy club three times a week. And I totally agree that touching and kissing is not for me a thing.
I can also be sociable and enjoy parties (I just recharge afterwards). Letting go of preconceived notions of what introverts are or are not will be very helpful.
Half of the population are introverts and we come in all sorts of varieties.
He's athletic and charming -- but I'm demisexual and need some time to get to know someone before swapping saliva: say, 2-3 dates.
This article was co-authored by Paul Chernyak, LPC.
Paul Chernyak is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Chicago.
I'm an introvert and I've happily dated extroverts. The physical stuff isn't an introvert/extrovert thing though.
It's just two people with mismatching desires/expectations.
He graduated from the American School of Professional Psychology in 2011.