Dating tips for shy girls
Others pointed out how shy women have their own struggles as well.
This article will talk about that, with more focus put on the issues that are unique to shy women.
This piece was a little different to write for me, since being a guy, I didn't have the benefit of being able to draw on my firsthand experiences to inform my points (though you'll still see me interjecting a male perspective in parts).
Instead I had to rely on my observations and research on what shy women go through.
First dates can stir up feelings of excitement and curiosity.
If you are shy, there is probably an added element of anxiety.
Your goal is to become less self-conscious by allowing your attention to move completely to the other person -- and away from yourself.
Much of your shyness and anxiety will slip away if you can lose your inward focus.
Shyness on a first date can sometimes be misinterpreted as a lack of attraction or interest, warns behavioral scientist Christie Hartman on her website, in an article entitled, "Online Dating: Can Shyness on a First Date Scare Men Away?Arlin Cuncic has been writing about mental health since 2007, specializing in social anxiety disorder and depression topics. She served as the managing editor of the "Journal of Attention Disorders" and has worked in a variety of research settings. You might worry that you will have nothing to say or that he will notice your nervousness.Being open and curious about your date can help you to be less self conscious -- and also help you to learn more about him.