Not a single one of my friends is prepared to entertain the notion that a man attempting to overcome shyness to create attraction with is acceptable behaviour. Apparently it's just harassing women.
Because sometimes it's just harassing women. Lol.
This is like learning how to drive, there are really good drivers that learn really well and follow instructions and concepts very well and there are others that drive like Charlie sheen after a wedding from the first day.
Like learning how to drive. It can be very good for you and change your life opportunities forever. But if also can take you to jail or even kill you.
That's on you.