How to get the ball rolling with a shy guy

“A man’s vanity is more fragile that you might think. It’s easy for us to mistake shyness for coldness, and silence for indifference.”

― Lisa Kleypas, Devil in Winter

He may be anywhere, the university library, the local coffee shop, sitting at the desk next to you or even your next door neighbour. You see him almost everyday. Every opportunity he gets he says something to you. Unfortunately, it never progresses past the “We just got in fresh muffins”. Yet, you know that he likes you, it is obvious to you and everyone else, yet try…