OUR SHOWS With: Marti Olsen Laney
“Introverts & Extroverts”
Are you an Introvert or an Extrovert?
Look over the two lists of qualities below and see which characteristics are more like you.
Likes to be in the thick of things
Relish variety, bored with sameness
Know lots of people, consider them friends
Enjoy chitchatting, even with strangers
Feels stoked after activity, eager for more
Tend to speak or act without needing to think first
Are generally quite peppy
Tend to talk more than listen
Dislike being alone with nothing much to do
Prefer to relax alone or with a few close friends, communicating on a one-to-one level
Consider only deep relationships as friends
Need rest after outside activities even ones you enjoy
Often listen more than talk, but talk a lot about topics of importance to you
Appear calm, self-contained, and like to observe
Tend to think before you act or speak
Experience mind going blank in groups or under pressure
Like to have quiet time for reflection and to recharge
Dislike to feel rushed
So what happens when introverts and extroverts get together in relationship?
Which relationship pairings works best?
How can you best handle the conflict of differences?
Differences are neither good nor bad, it’s how you interpret them. They can add spice to your relationship, or they can pull you apart. Join Sheri and her guest, Marti Olsen Laney as they discuss the advantages and challenges of the following four relationship combinations:
- Introverted Male with Extroverted Female
- Introverted Female with Extroverted Male
- Introvert with Introvert
- Extrovert with Extrovert
Learn specific things you can do to bridge the gap of differences, resolve conflicts and appreciate each other even more.