By Sheila Frye, guest author – Associated Counselors & Psychologists Sydney

A typical day for an extrovert is likely to include lots of talking, being with people, or just being busy, but what they might not realise is that they are already too exhausted to function properly.

Making friends with an extrovert is the easy part. However, being in a relationship with one can be a bit taxing especially if you’re the more laidback type and prefer silence. The truth is, while extroverts are generally seen as happy people, they also encounter personality clashes, such as when their partner is more reserved or introverted.

Following on from last weeks blog, here is another way to show your love for your extroverted partner:

    8. Invite them to take a break
    Since you’re the person looking in from the outside, observe your partner if he or she is already biting off more than they can chew. And when you think that they are committing to more activities than they can attend to, make the suggestion of taking a break. Instead of going out on a weekend, or worse, working, convince them to  get some real rest instead. If they can’t stand not doing anything, you can take on minor home improvement projects such as finally installing that noticeboard in your home office.

There are times when clashing of a couple’s personalities can’t be resolved between partners alone. If you have a reason to believe that you and your partner’s issues are bordering on being out of control, you can opt to escalate your relationship problems to a professional who can give you proper advice. In any case, it’s still worth trying these ways to show your love for your extrovert partner.

Tune in next week for more ways to show your love for your extrovert partner.

Source: Sheila Frye, guest author – Associated Counselors & Psychologist Sydney

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