If that means joining a gym to lose a couple of pounds, splurging on a few stylish new wardrobe pieces that make you feel better about yourself, and/or taking a class on presenting with confidence, go for it.
Women are drawn to men who genuinely seem to like themselves without being boastful or arrogant.
The following week, add a friendly smile to your efforts. It’s true what they say — practice makes perfect, so the more you put these new behaviors into practice, the more natural they’ll become.
Beating your shyness is a process that takes time, but you can do it, so just accept the fact that it’s going to be uncomfortable and possibly even terrifying. Never run away from the interaction, but practice managing tension. Find people who share those interests and join up with them. There’s nothing wrong with it, as long as you don’t let it control you and hinder your quality of life.
Not comfortable talking about yourself when you meet someone new? First of all, your interest in her and her life will be a refreshing change of pace from all the other self-absorbed guys she’s ever dated.
Second, women like to feel interesting, desirable, and/or intriguing to men during the courtship process.
But here’s the deal: women dig men who are inherently humble.
As a shy guy, you have the advantage of not possessing boastful or arrogant genes.