He might feel uncomfortable in social gatherings and prefer to remain in a silent corner with you.
Besides taking this as an insult, try to read his mind and seek for means which make him feel less uncomfortable about this shyness.
Interestingly enough, men love confident women and generally rank it high on their list of desired traits in a woman.2. It's been said that women dress to appease other women.
Because of this, shy guys who can’t work up the nerve to talk to a girl they like get screwed.Dating may become an ordeal if you're new to the process and on top of that, shy. A quite restrobar with pleasing ambience will be a good idea because at least you'll be able to hear what she says and vice-versa. Your head can get clouded with questions like what should I wear? In order to strike a meaningful conversation, you must listen carefully to what she says. Shy people are normally good listeners but some of them can be so caught in their anxiety or self-consciousness and can be distracted from hearing the other person. Now when we say that you have to be a good listener, nowhere do we imply that you should remain mum and let her be the “motormouth”. Also, women have a tendency of continuing to speak for long stretches of time. Shy people may need to make a bit more effort to contribute their fair share to the conversation. So you have to deal with that as well by making provisions for polite interferences in between her speeches, if any! Preparing a mental list of topic of conversations is advisable.