During the awkward silences you can just get on with your activity, but conversation is still possible.

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Having him bring me into the group and set up the conversation makes it easier for me to talk to the people I don't know even if he wanders off.

Also before we go out, we decide how long we are going to stay somewhere so neither one of us tries to leave earlier or stay later than our compromised time." —katrinah4bce5c12a "Compromise.

Even if that means saying no to bingeing on another series!

Dress in a comfortable way and talk to people your friends are/were talking to about something you/they find interesting.

Being able to sit together and to just 'be' without having to talk or verbally interact can be such a welcome reprieve for an introvert." —Jamie Lee Wilson, Facebook "As an introvert married to an extrovert, open communication is key.

When we first started dating, I would get frustrated because he would put me in situations that made me uncomfortable without realizing it or meaning to (taking me to places I didn't know anyone but him and wandering off to talk to someone else, or taking me to loud, noisy places, for example).

No pressure." —mechteldho "One of the best pieces of advice I've ever gotten (from another introvert who was great at meeting/picking up people) was to treat the stranger like you've known them a long time but haven't seen them in a while.

Do what you'd normally do then, ask how they're doing, ask how work has been, etc." —Martin Goetz, Facebook "Don't be afraid to be upfront about being an introvert with your date.

They will have other friends and you will eventually end up meeting people." —ameliag4a2dd527b "Ask fun questions about their likes and interests. " —William Gallagher, Facebook "When you're talking to someone you think you could be interested in, remember that you're looking to see if you are interested in them, not if they are interested in you.

Once I thought of it that way, I was a lot less anxious and worried about being likable." —mrctheamazing "As an introvert, you will never find 'the one' if you think that is defined by instantly feeling comfortable with someone.

You meet a nice person, who you ask on a date (or maybe he/she asks you on the date). You make things “official.” Before you know it, you’re both on the road to happily-ever-after. You part ways — and maybe you ghost each other." data-reactid="20"But then you grow up, and the actual dating scene looks a little more like this: You swipe right, and so does he. Nancy Jo Sales announced the fall of classic courtship in her September piece for Vanity Fair, aptly titled, “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse.’” Aziz Ansari’s new book, Modern Romance, details the pains of sifting through piles of electronic choices, only to ultimately come up empty-handed — and disheartened. After all, everyone knows that couple who met on an app or dating site and is now happily hitched.