First of all, let’s talk about risk taking and dating.
There is no way to avoid taking emotional risks when dating.
So have some conversation starters up your sleeve that you can turn to if you become a little overwhelmed.
However, for many shy singles meeting someone new can feel like a big challenge.
We asked relationship coach and writer Laura Yates to share some of her top tips for dating as a shy person.
Even if that means saying no to bingeing on another series!
Dress in a comfortable way and talk to people your friends are/were talking to about something you/they find interesting.