If the world were only made up of introverts, the arrow would be cocked and ready to be fired, but the shooter would always be recalibrating and aiming the arrow before it ever took flight.
If the world were only extroverts, the arrows would be flying every which way but never hitting any targets. Thus, the world needs those who can aim, and those who can let go.
So how does error-correction help you in your relationship management?
Introverts prefer depth of connection in their social and intimate lives, where extroverts are more drawn towards breadth of connections.
I personally know many introverts who are passionately loyal friends to about three to five people in their lives. In fact, they set clear boundaries around their social lives and when people try to start relationships with them, they are very clear that their social lives are already “full” and that, although they appreciate the offer, they don’t have any more time for new friends.
You’ve likely heard the phrase, “It’s the thought that counts.” Introverts are keenly self-aware and, due to their sensitivity to their environments, are more likely to store information about their significant other (whether on a first date or fiftieth), and therefore make their partner feel more cared for.
Another common strength among introverts is the fact that they are self-reflective and are magnificent at error correcting.