We were at a party once and she said to me, “Raymond, you need to get out there and get noticed.No-one is going to know who you are if you sit here, in the shadows” and she was right, and uncomfortably right at that. People had to talk to me to get a conversation going, and sometimes I’d get frustrated when no-one spoke to me.
I'll take you to a dive bar with amazing burgers to see how you react.
Whether it's someone you're meeting online or it's someone your friends know, aim to drop the things you know about them and start fresh.
Don't ask your friends to tell you everything they can because you can end up with a tainted view of what to expect.
Most shy guys have the first hurdle licked with a woman that they are interested in but fall flat on their face at this hurdle.
Friend zones (I hate that word) are a thing because you guys don’t communicate your intentions clearly.