If he looks even a little bit socially awkward, we pounce.
And, so far, this method isn’t too shabby; it can result in a fun romance.
He smiles and nods, and sometimes lets out small chuckles.
People typically perceive introversion as simple shyness.
In other words, introverts are people who don't like conversation, keep to themselves and only feel comfortable in solitude.
Adventurous girls are often a little loud, a little reckless and a lot of fun.
We aren't comfortable with a routine and are constantly looking for the next “best thing,” whether that's a new bar, a new band or a new job.
The first is that it can be done from the comfort of one's home, alone, and doesn't involve the traditional pressures of meeting people IRL, such as going to a crowded bar. “Conversations with new people are taxing for the introvert," Hartman told .
"Those initial conversations you can do over email online.” That intimacy continues to be an advantage during the dating stage.
“If you’re at home reading Tolkien, you’re not a fun person," Hartman said facetiously.
"I think people would not be honest about that kind of stuff, and they should be honest.” Hartman advises that people identify as introverted through their Myers-Briggs type, because many people are familiar with the indicator and may know a loved one who's similar.
"It’s a way of fulfilling sentimental human need for connection and romance without having to put yourself through a very unpleasant process of going to singles bars and things like that," Cain told , Cain writes about the "self-negating choices" introverts make when they feel the pressure to identify themselves as outgoing.
Hartman said that this is a choice she sees introverts make in their online dating profiles.
But the next time you’re out, pay attention to the boy in the crowd who is smiling, listening to his friends.