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How to Talk to a Shy Girl for the First Time

Striking up a conversation with a girl for the first time can be an awkward experience. This is especially true with a shy girl, because she may appear aloof and unapproachable. Traditional forms of flirtation may be intimidating to a shy girl, so you need to change to a slower, more gradual approach. Shy people need extra time to adapt to new situations, even everyday conversations, writes Bernardo Carducci, director of the Indiana University Southeast Shyness Research Institute.

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The Pitfalls of Young Women Dating Older Men

Everyone has different opinions when it comes to an age gap in a relationship. Although a difference of a few years may go unnoticed, a larger age gap may pose potential pitfalls. Relationships vary between couples; however, some common problems may arise in relationships where a younger woman is dating an older man. Dating an older guy may have its positives, but you need to ensure that you have enough room to do your own growing as a person.

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How to Get a Guy Out of His Shell

One challenge when it comes to dating a guy is getting him to open up. This obviously doesn’t apply to everyone, as some guys are more open than others, Other guys, however, don’t come out of their shell very often. To really achieve intimacy, you need to encourage him — without nagging him — to come out of his shell and open up to you, thus giving you more of himself and strengthening the relationship.

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How to Give a Guy Clues That You Are Interested

You’ve had your eye on him for quite some time. Maybe he’s a coworker, a friend or even a cute bartender. When you find a guy you like, letting him know you’re interested is key. While it may seem nerve-racking, take a deep breath and then take action to make sure he knows you’d like to get to know him better.

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How to Have a Grown-Up Relationship

Anyone can attempt to have a mature, grown-up relationship, even if they’re relatively young. It is possible for teenagers and young 20-somethings, as well as fully grown adults, to handle their romantic relationships maturely. No matter how long a couple has been together or how old each person in the relationship is, the only way to ensure a lasting bond is to approach the relationship in a level-headed, adult manner. The beginning of relationships tend to come easily, but making them endure over time requires plenty of effort from both parties.

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How to Catch the Man of Your Dreams

Catching the man of your dreams has little to do with luck, and a lot to do with your willingness to learn and master a strategic set of skills. Your journey begins right where you are with a quick guide to insight and techniques from top experts in the field. Forget about the hunter closing in on its prey. It is time to focus on how to become a magnet to the man you want.