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If, in the off chance, you don’t actually have a problem with social anxiety yourself and you’ve found yourself dating someone who does then it can be a bit of a mixed bag.
If in the past you have not been very active in attending events organized by local groups, try helping to organize the next event.
You will find that by working alongside others in the group you will gain a sense of familiarity with people and find yourself more at ease exploring romantic possibilities.
Also, going on a date can be a little less scary if the person has already gotten the seal of approval from someone that you trust. Often your friend or family member can arrange a blind date, or you might even be able to double-date to make the first encounter that much easier.
No obviously this presents a pretty big problem on approaching someone – let alone being on the date itself.Classes usually last for several months, giving you enough time to get to know people.Difficult assignments or upcoming exams give you an excuse to get together for study sessions or to compare notes.You might have found yourself a great match and if you can get them on the right track towards overcoming their social anxiety then things will be better than ever. If you haven’t really been together long you might not want to breach the subject.They’ll likely know that something is up if it’s becoming an issue.
Working together in a group creates a sense of camaraderie that makes it easier to get to know people on a personal level.