Dating a shy guy
While this might be endearing to some, it weirded me out.
Then he got clingy and scary and things ended soon after he told me that he "didn't know what we were doing" if I hadn't thought about marrying him less than 2 months into the relationship.
But he texted me later explaining his shy behavior and asked me out again with the promise to be more talkative.
We went out again, i had questions prepared and he burned through those pretty quickly with short answers.
Then he took me up to his favorite spot overlooking the city and airport and started to talk more. It was a first date, and he basically didn't speak the entire time.
He did explain to me that he is more of a listener though. I think he said maybe five whole sentences to me during the entire two-hour date (we went out for drinks).
You don’t have to summon up the nerve to walk up to a perfect stranger.
-- nothing remotely sexual or even suggestive) up against him while we were watching a movie, he started shaking.
It’s the next part – moving out from behind the screen and into the real world – that gets tricky.
“It’s unrealistic, but the pressure exists regardless.
In short, I personally love quiet guys, but not socially awkward guys. From my perspective as a guy, I don't think shyness should be equated to insecurity and low self-esteem.
They both do often show up hand-in-hand a lot of times, but it's not an automatic thing.