Questions tagged [shyness]

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Demonstrating my intentions (date/relationship) while dealing with cultural differences

I'm having problems figuring out how to move forward with a girl I like. About me I'm in my mid 20's, about low to average in appearance and style, heavy thinker, introverted, and shy person. I find ...
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Why is a shy or reserved person often perceived as cold or arrogant; also, how can such an impression be mitigated?

It is my personal experience in India that someone who is shy or reserved is often perceived as arrogant/ cold/ selfish, though that may be a very inaccurate assessment. It has happened to me because ...
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How can I ask my close friend to stop taking selfies that include me and to delete the ones he has?

I am in a tug of war situation where I can't find a polite way to ask my friend not to take selfies or ask him to delete the ones he has taken even while I refused. He takes selfies while we are ...