Most people want companionship, but the urge to avoid the anxiety that accompanies dating often derails one’s desire to jump into the dating scene.
For some, online dating can be a step in the right direction.
Well rest assured dear introverts, this article is for you.
If you’re anxious to take someone out to a new restaurant, go there a few days before the date to see how parking is, try the food and get comfortable with the place.
All of this pre-planning behavior can reduce anxiety. Stay in the moment and try to enjoy the small things.
If you fall into the shy category, including social phobia, remember you’re not alone.
Many people, in fact 40 percent, identify themselves as being shy.
Problem solve for the different “what if” thoughts you may have.
If you are thinking, “What if I say something embarrassing?
The problem becomes when it is time to meet face to face, it’s met with great hesitation and even perhaps self-sabotage. It is in fact quite common and experienced across a spectrum.
Shyness can range from mild to moderate to hive-inducing anxiety.
Probably not because you are so conscious of your own actions.
Well most likely the other person is equally concerned about the impression they are making on you! In fact, shy people are commonly viewed as good listeners, humble and mysterious. Positively influence your feelings by positively changing your behavior.
Shy people are infamous for being their worst critic and nitpicking every detail of their interaction with others.