Dating for shy introverts

Dating for shy introverts

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Turn overcoming shyness into a game. Let yourself feel the shyness, then let it go. You just saved yourself time. Immediately you panic, but you try to suppress the panic to seem cool. So feel it, live it, and own it.

As a former painfully shy introvert, I understand how difficult it can be to view shyness as a strength. Instead of focusing on the negatives, spend an equal amount of time focusing on the best case scenario. Recognize the strength in your shyness. The best thing she can say is yes, you fall in love, and live happily ever after. Shyness is often the result of focusing on the worst thing that could happen if we were to step outside our comfort zone.

When you think of inaction as sacrificing something potentially amazing, the action suddenly becomes much easier. In reality, our worst case visions rarely occur.

Instead, take a moment to completely feel the panic or fear. However, that suppression will actually hinder the interaction. When overcoming my own shyness, I found that setting goals for each day helped me to grow more confident when approaching others.

As a former painfully shy

It should be noted that if you believe your shyness is linked to a larger issue, such as a mental disorder, you should see a mental health practitioner or doctor for more information and support. Imagine the best case and worst case scenarios.