That offense will reflect negatively on you and the relationship.
So be careful about how much (and which) initiative you take.
At most, it is a reliable source of advice for women who want to improve their chances with the opposite sex.
So it is acceptable for you to initiate with a shy guy. The problem with male shyness is that it wears off in specific situations.Comments like "Oh, I thought you were going drive/get the tickets/plan the trip/[insert other traditionally masculine roles here]" can help in priming his confidence if it seems to be lagging and it bothers you.Dating a shy man takes a lot of initial investment for an uncertain outcome.If a girl doesn't approach or initiate contact with a shy man, nothing will happen.This is true, but handling this situation isn't as simple as you might think...