While I’ve definitely gotten better at being more outgoing over the past few years, I still have plenty of times where I feel totally uncomfortable in a crowded room. One area in which I’ve definitely overcome shyness is dating. But since then, I’ve learned how to make myself feel comfortable and confident around the guy I like. So I’m here to give you a few tips on how to overcome shyness around guys. Once you can figure out exactly what's making you feel so shy, you can start to figure out how to get over it.When I’m around people I’m not comfortable with, I’m probably not going to say much. In high school, I was the worst flirt ever and I went out of my way to avoid my crushes in the hallway (but I would totally talk to them on AIM IM. I know that a lot of you suffer from feeling super shy around your crush, or around guys in general, and I can totally relate to that. But there are some ways you can overcome that shyness. Source: Shutter Stock I don't care how quiet and shy you are, you're still awesome. Confidence is a huge part of dating and getting a guy's attention, so talk yourself up.In order to date a shy guy, you need to be comfortable being the one who takes control and makes the moves… If you’ve ever had, or currently have, a crush on a shy guy, then you know how difficult it can be to deal with them.
That said, here are 10 tips on how to date a shy guy. The first thing you need to know before you do anything is that you can't take his shyness personally. Being shy can be really negative on your social and dating life, and I want you guys to have some awesome experiences that aren’t painfully awkward for you. Whatever the reason is, being shy usually comes from some sense of self-consciousness. Getting over being shy can be tough and sometimes it can take a while. There’s nothing wrong with being quiet and reserved, but you’re awesome – your voice deserves to be heard! Is it because you're not sure how to hold up a conversation?“She can’t be the end-all be-all,” Piorkowski says. Not by email or text and certainly not over social media. “At least on the phone, she won’t be embarrassed.” Letting her down respectfully makes the breakup easier on you and her, and it makes you look like a good guy.“She can’t take the place of what’s important for you.” When you're with her, live in the moment. That’s a great reputation to have if you want to date other girls in the same school.They're dealing with peer pressure and want desperately to fit in and be popular.