How Shyness Kills Relationships

Here are effective ways to overcome shyness


Shyness can break relationships and can lower self-esteem. Most people experience shyness, but some cannot overcome it no matter what they do. In order to conquer it, one should first know the cause of shyness.

One of the main causes of shyness is people are uncomfortable voicing out their thoughts and opinions.

Shyness can be a big problem for couples. Most people are shy in telling their partner what they want and what they don’t. This results in misunderstanding and broken relationships. Trust will be broken and couples will have a hard time accepting each other because of lack of communication.

Another reason is the lack of mutual experiences. To overcome shyness, couples should engage in activities together and share the joys of their experiences. This will strengthen their bond and let them know each other better. If one of them is an introvert and is not willing to participate, then there is a possibility that this setup will not work since it will limit the opportunity to share experiences.

Both parties should enjoy their moment together to stop shyness and make them feel more comfortable with each other. This can also be applied for any kind of relationship, including classmates, coworkers, sweethearts, and relatives.

People with opposing personalities will have difficulties conquering shyness because they do not have something in common. People who have something in common will have many things to talk about. This will allow them to communicate effectively with one another.

Shyness can hinder you from building a lasting relationship with other people and even from doing your work productively and effectively. If you do not understand certain tasks, you will think twice in asking your superiors about what to do since you are overpowered by your shyness.

If you are a student, shyness can affect your school life since you will be shy in reciting in class or asking the teacher about the lessons you do not understand. If you are feeling inferior and shy, all you have to do is control your feelings and be more confident about yourself and your capabilities. Always believe that you are special and that you can interact with people.

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Jones, Warren H.  and Bruce N. Carpenter.1986. “Shyness, Social Behavior, and Relationships.”

Springer. Accessed January 3, 2018.

Luster, Stephanie S., Larry J. Nelson, & Dean M. Busby.2013. “Shyness and Communication: Impact on Self and Partner Relationship Satisfaction.”Taylor & Francis. Accessed January 3, 2018.

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