So it is acceptable for you to initiate with a shy guy. The problem with male shyness is that it wears off in specific situations.A shy man may never become courageous enough to approach women in general, but he can eventually grow comfortable with a girlfriend or wife.By the end of the day, she'd want something more than I was ready for," says Adam, 26.
The reason for this is that shy men are more concerned with avoiding the social catastrophe of asking you out and failing than they are of getting you.
This is true, but handling this situation isn't as simple as you might think...
The first thing to do when you find yourself attracted to a shy man is to question your feelings for him.
"When a girl takes forever to respond to a text it makes it really complicated to tell if she's into me or just trying to be nice by responding — or if she's playing hard to get."He adds, "Sometimes, I've honestly thought that maybe a girl already had a boyfriend because it took her hours to respond to the messages I was sending her. QUESTIONS."Angry Gif For Ryan, 27, it's the 21 Questions game. He says, "Personally, I never send four texts in a row. And I think I'd be really annoyed if someone sent me that many texts without giving me the opportunity to respond first."Evan, 24, says that the limit is lucky number three. Here's the thing: If I'm not answering the first text, take that as a hint. I'm shy, so being able to hide behind the phone a little bit helps me.
I kept picturing her running into a bathroom to hide and check her phone."And since catfish are everywhere, Joe's hesitations make sense — and they're probably more common than he (or anyone) expects.2. There's nothing so important that you need to keep messaging me without waiting for an answer."6. Girls forget that guys get nervous too.""I don't really text girls until I'm out.