Dating extremely shy girl
That's not to say a shy guy won't sometimes be able to chat to someone he's into, but it's relatively rare.
Sometimes they just won't get nervous around someone for whatever mysterious reason.
At other times it's more of a powerful, paralyzing hesitation.
Like they know how they want to act, but an invisible force field is preventing them from doing so.
He sees this, gets nervous, and never conjures up the guts to speak to her. He can't work up the nerve to talk to her another time.
Another variation is when a guy runs into a girl, say because he sits beside her in a lecture, chats to her for a bit, and comes off well. A third scenario might be something more drawn-out, like a guy has a few conversations with a girl he never really thought of as more than someone friendly to talk to.
Initially they manage to come off as calm and charming and make a good impression, but then fall apart when the stakes get higher.
The reason this happens is that when they first run into that women she's new and they haven't had time to overthink things and attach any nervous feelings to her yet.
I'll break this down further below, but their central problem is that they're just really anxious, scared, and inhibited around women.Dating advice is outside the scope of this site, with this article being a semi-exception.Over the years several women have written me to tell me reading this site has helped them understand the actions of a shy guy they were pursuing.Combined, the points below will describe a guy who's really, really inhibited and awkward around women.Not all shy men will have issues that intense or have every characteristic apply to them.