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Introvert vs. Extrovert: what do you prefer in a partner? Why?
We both share qualities of each of these, in different settings. I am, actually, by nature, shy. However, I get up and do lectures in front of 500 people, and have no issues with it. Hubby has some of those same features. People who meet him would call him "extroverted", but he far more enjoys being with me, alone, and spending time doing "quiet" things, then working the room at a large party..although he will, and does, do that often. He gives lectures in many different countries on his area of expertise, and yet he always gets a slight gut ache from anxiety because he does not like "large groups", but once you get him up there...he is amazing. He says hello and is "friends" to all the staff in a store or restaurant, but he is quiet with anything personal, unless around very good friends.
Thus, introvert or extrovert are really not so clearly or easily defined.