Instead I had to rely on my observations and research on what shy women go through.Like with men, there's variation in how shy women can be towards the opposite sex and dating.
I'm writing this article as a follow up to the one I did on what's going on in the mind of guys who are shy and inexperienced with women. Some said that they were shy with men and several of the points in it applied to their own situation.
Others pointed out how shy women have their own struggles as well.
This article will talk about that, with more focus put on the issues that are unique to shy women.
This piece was a little different to write for me, since being a guy, I didn't have the benefit of being able to draw on my firsthand experiences to inform my points (though you'll still see me interjecting a male perspective in parts).
And then there are the women in their mid-twenties or later who are still very inexperienced (more on that later on).
Here's a quick summary of the basic shyness issues women can deal with around guys.
The more shy someone is, and the further into life they struggle these problems, the more severe and challenging to overcome the symptoms likely are: And like with guys who are anxious about dating, the fear isn't something they can just easily 'get over'.
They may be interested in a man, but feel too chicken to strike up a conversation with him.
If he talks to her she may get totally flustered and tongue-tied, or be so anxious that she ends up babbling on when it's her turn to speak.
The nervousness inhibits their ability to take action in the direction they want to go.
They want to talk to a particular guy, but they can't.