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.In some ways, online dating is a perfect match for introverts.We tend to be good at expressing ourselves in writing and many of us have active online social lives so we're comfortable with computer mediated communication.Some people still think of online dating as desperate.I prefer to think of it as determined and proactive.We're good at "getting" people we meet online, good at reading between the written lines.
Dating, fraught with the anxiety and possibility of rejection and/or romance, even more so. Doesn’t that sound like the ideal situation when you’re looking for true intimacy and affection? The discussion of introversion has only recently become part of the larger cultural dialogue.
I myself used: “” A lot of us introverts are camera shy but having a photo is essential for any online dating profile.
In most sites you can choose to filter people out without a photo.
Writing an original online dating profile can be quite a challenge.
If you’re practical minded like me, you might be tempted to use bullet points to describe yourself – that you borrowed from a used car website: It’s impossible to convey who you are within the confines of a few words and a few photos.