Most Helpful Guys
You need to get involved in coed group activities. That will pull you out of your shell some and give you some more confidence about talking with guys.
Well, if she is constantly not showing interest despite my advances (either because she doesn't like me or she's too shy), I'll most likely stop.
Try to practice it. I was bad at showing feelings too. It doesn't matter how awkward you think you look or sound, showing interest is always better than hiding it. Plus, the guy will probably think it's adorable.
Most Helpful Girl
I'll turn 18 this week and same.