dont do well with meeting new people, but meeting someone you know will be sizing you up is definitely shallow breathing time. Tammy Shaklee recommends setting goals each month that hold you accountable for progressing your dating life. If the world were only extroverts, the arrows would be flying every which way but never hitting any targets. Weather permitting, you could go to the zoo or botanical garden; you could go to a wine or food tasting event or a street fest; how about a bar that has air hockey if youre good at it? Being encouraging and appreciative of your introverted partner when they do make the effort to socialize with you can go a long way. Ask them, and practice those listening skills with eye contact, head nods, and small smiles (and laughs if they are genuinely funny).