As with all the other writing on this site, the points here are from a mix of my own experience and accounts I've come across of how shy guys say they think. If it later seems like things won't work out - which is common since he's often just invested a throwaway casual encounter with too much meaning - he'll get demoralized. Practice makes perfect, you can only get better. It also covers how to avoid awkward silence, attract amazing friends, and why you don't need an "interesting life" to make interesting conversation. Shy in talking to girls. Since they don't try to create their own options or prospects, whenever a half-decent girl comes into the life of a shy guy through school, work, or his social circle, his mind immediately leaps to, "Could this be the one???
I'm trained as a counselor.
Story of my life. Most guys deal with shyness on some level. This can make shy guys a bit clueless about dating protocol.