How to Love an Extrovert

Introverts and extroverts are so classically different, itís no wonder they need to be shown theyíre loved in different ways. Find out the Five Aís that will help the extrovert in your life know you love them, here:

Attention: Take frequent notice of and an active interest in what she is doing.

Acceptance: Show that you are on her side and at her side.

Affection: Be frequently demonstrative–physically and verbally–of your love.

Appreciation: Make frequent mention and on special occasions a special mention of your recognition.

Allowing: Join her and share in her interests in some way as often as possible.

Adapted from How to Be an Adult in Relationships, by David Richo (Shambhala, 2002). Copyright (c) by David Richo. Reprinted by permission of Shambhala.
Adapted from How to Be an Adult in Relationships, by David Richo (Shambhala, 2002).


Elaine A.
Elaine Al Meqdad5 years ago

Short for stroking an EGO! All well and good id reciprocal!

Winn Adams
Winn A5 years ago


Jane H.
Jane H5 years ago

Thanks for this--I think all 3 of my children are like this!

Robert O.
Robert O6 years ago

Thanks Annie. I generally steer clear of extroverts since I am a die-hard introvert myself, but this is good to keep in mind if I should ever happen to meet an extrovert.

Julie F.
Julie F7 years ago

I'm an extrovert and this is TRUE.

Abo Ahmed r.
Abo r7 years ago


Nick Miller
Nick Miller7 years ago

Thank you, I have a good feeling that, if I actually try to do these, my girlfriend and I will both appreciate it :)

Martha Nieto
Martha Nieto8 years ago

My best friend is an extrovert and I can say that all of these advices are trully and equally valuable.