Many of her friends are the ~life of the party~ and she loves them for it. Making solid eye contact is a legitimately difficult thing to do when you're shy! Don't call her out for not being able to make eye contact. Realistically speaking, the two of you wouldn't be able to look each other in the eye and everything would be a hot mess.
This study examined the characteristics of individuals who are more likely to engage in speed dating and online dating, and the types of people who are more likely to prefer these forms of dating.
Older individuals and those who scored high on shyness were more likely to have tried online dating.
She finds joy in other people's happiness, and she expects the person she dates to do the same.
She just mixes all the words up when she speaks because meeting new people is exhausting, OK?!
Just because she's shy doesn't mean she's not confident. She simply hasn't had enough time to get to know them yet. Being the center of attention is basically her worst nightmare.
Please don't mistake being shy for not being self-assured. Please plan a small gathering as opposed to a huge party where 20 strangers will descend on her at once and freak her out.
She might not be the first person to come up to you at a party, but she's daring, adventurous, and an even (gasp!
Yes, it's going to take some time to get to know her.
Many women mistakenly assume that being overly friendly and "easy to get" will reassure the Shy Guy. Being "easy" and laying everything out on a plate will actually make him retreat further into his shell.
You'll be pursuing him, so your energy will shift from being feminine to masculine, and that's not healthy or sexy (for you or for him) in the long run.
See if any of these situations sound familiar: If you identify with any of these situations, I will let you in on a secret: the “problem” in each of these scenarios is not that the man is shy or inexperienced.