Finding Personal Happiness as an âInnieâ
Five Ways to Improve Communication with an Extroverted Partner
When your extrovert is talking, let your interest show on your face and in your voice. Smile, lean in to the conversation, and express enthusiasm with phrases like âNo way â he really did that?â or âThatâs amazing!â
Cut your outie partner a little slack when it comes to small talk. Itâs important to him, so pretend like youâre interested even when you arenât!
If your partner is itching to share his news but you need a little time to charge your battery before a long conversation, be honest but sensitive. For example, say, âI really want to hear about that, but can you give me a few minutes to clear my head and get dinner started? Then we can sit down with a glass of wine, and you can tell me all about it.â
When you get on a roll about one of your favorite topics, watch your partnerâs body language. If he looks confused, sketch out some of your ...