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He’s the guy that disappears from a party all of a sudden.
He enjoys getting together with friends, but not too many at a time, and his fuse is pretty short when it comes to being with large groups of people.
I wasn’t surprised when Gloria called it off between us, but I really did love her and was hoping that somehow things would work out.
I wasn’t hurting as much as she was but after she left, I fell apart.
So when Suzanne and I met, we both fell hard for each other and I was sograteful and relieved to have been given another chance to do it right this time.
The first year that we were together was incredible. Shortly after our first wedding anniversary, I started feeling some of those old urges to seek out more solitary time. She felt like I was punishing her but I really wasn’t. We got into a vicious cycle that didn’t let up until as a last ditch effort we got intomarriage counseling. We’re not completely out of the woods yet but we’re on our way and we both have learned a lot more about ourselves and each other in the process.” Introverts (like Ted) and extroverts (like Suzanne) have opposite—we prefer to call it “complementary”—means of dealing with stress and meeting their emotional needs.
It wasn’t that I didn’t like Gloria, I really did, but she was just too much for me.
What to her was a reasonable expectation of connection time, to me was overwhelming.
And when she did, she tried to re-engage me by turning the heat up and I felt really pressured. Extroverts on the other hand are predisposed to seek out others with whom they can engage and find the answers to their questions in the dialogue that the interactive process provides.
What kind of a jerk pushes away a woman that he loves without even making an effort to get her back?
I swore to myself that if I was ever fortunate enough to find someone that I loved and loved me I wouldn’t make that same mistake again.
“ When I met Suzanne, I was in a very down place in my life.
Gloria, my girlfriend of four years and I had recently broken up.