Chapter 12

Falling in Love and Staying in Love

In This Chapter

arrow Improving your odds of meeting that special someone

arrow Building a deeper relationship with a partner

arrow Managing innie-outie differences in a relationship

arrow Splitting up in a harmonious way

Is finding someone to love high on your agenda? Or are you in a relationship that you want to make stronger and happier? In either case, you’ll find a lot of help in this chapter.

First, I offer tips for that crazy game called dating. Next, I talk about what to expect if you enter into a romantic relationship with an extrovert or another introvert. After that, I tackle some of the biggest issues that can arise between innies and outies in love. And finally, I provide advice for handling things gracefully if a breakup occurs.

Navigating the Dating Scene

Dating can be exciting, frustrating, fun, boring, or anything in between. But one thing’s for sure: It’s hard work! As the saying goes, you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find a prince (or princess). And for introverts in particular, all that frog-kissing can be a real chore. ...

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