Adam, I can't speak for all women on this but I do know quite a few who really find shy guys adorable. Women also know that shy guys eventually come out of their shell after we get to know them better and vise versa.
It's like this, are you going to allow yourself to be lonely or are you going to do something about it? The next time you are out and about smile at women. then maybe the next time open the door for them. they will say thank you and you say your welcome. And when your at the check out counters make sure you pick a woman to check you out. Talk to her. It's easier to talk to a woman you're not interested in. this will help you when you do find one you are interested in. Take baby steps. and I bet you will overcome your fears!!
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