Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate. I believe it was my fault Should not have made a joke in my first reply to tarheel. If I'm shy and nervous, I will assume everyone is shy and nervous. She told me how cute my approach was and that she was not single, but very flattered and that I should keep trying.

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They may also experience negative feelings about themselves, and worry about how others view them.

This low self-esteem results in a tendency to withdraw from social interaction. It’s going to happen to your crush, as well—he’s imperfect, too! Release your perfectionism and dwell on the fact that you are, in fact, going to mess up, but that no one is going to care. Barry Schlenker, professor of psychology at the University of Florida, advises.

Would you imagine that a well-known news reporter would have trouble talking to her guy-friend that she happens to have a crush on?

Do you think that a celebrity who spends most of her time in the public eye would feel like an outsider around a male colleague she has a thing for? If you’re shy, there is absolutely nothing wrong with you. If you’re like most women, you might come from a background that tells you that men are always to make the first move. Although times have changed, old social norms sometimes still get in the way, causing unnecessary social anxiety.

And, of course, nearly all of us choke when it comes time to ask that special someone out on a first date. We’re talking Buddha-levels of acceptance here—the ability to see the world as it is, flaws and all, accept it without judgment, and move on.

The first and most basic tip for overcoming shyness and gathering the strength to ask that special someone out boils down to one word. That means accepting the fact that you’re imperfect.

The intelligible, understanding and open-minded females are everywhere in vast supply.

They are looking for up beat, self respecting, positive men to make them feel more lady like. Gossip can be good or bad, depending on what you give them to talk about.

I did try it again later and learned why lines don't work.