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.
Dating profiles tend to be really generic because people don't want to scare potential partners by "sounding too different or too odd, not realizing that it actually backfires," Hartman said.
When writing your profile, you should do the opposite.
Hartman said the key to feeling comfortable is to focus on making the other person feel the same. "Try to meet people partway and if it feels nerve-wracking, don’t focus on your own feelings of discomfort. That’s the backwards irony of all this: They’re so focused on their own feelings.
If they focus on making others feel comfortable, they’ll feel comfortable, too.” Not getting enough out of a conversation — or worse, waiting for a message — can be a sign that two people don't share the same communication style.
As annoying that is, you’re not being exposed in a negative way.” Cain said that having a focus on the positive aspects of online dating can help overcome hurdles.
"I would embrace it and see the beauty of it that you can sit at home curled up on your sofa and look for someone who feels like a real connection for you.” “It’s easier to ask somebody out online than in person," Cain said.“Most of the fears that people have, that fear is over as quickly as they do it," she said."They’re afraid that everybody sees them, and then they realize that nobody sees them.And we think online dating, even more so than offline dating, is about "putting yourself out there." So it goes without saying that introverts would find online dating as repelling as, say, an afternoon without a book. Introverts represent a varied group of people — some are shy, implying discomfort in social situations, while others enjoy spending time in groups of people.(They're not all bookworms.) Introverts and extroverts are merely social in different ways. D., an internationally recognized dating expert, there are several advantages to online dating for introverts."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.