Most Helpful Guy
Yes, it is a double standard. Mainly because men and wmoen are very different. Men are supposed to be the active, the leading, the aggressor.
It is supply and demand. Men have the demand, women have the suppley. Those men need to be active.1
Most Helpful Girl
They can if they want, there's still plenty of guys who don't approach because they're scared of rejection, but the difference is they don't get dates, relationships, and sex then. In comparison, a girl even if she doesn't approach, will still probably have dating options because guys ask her out and stuff.0