Social anxiety dating tips
But, these feelings don't have to hold you back too. The unique feature of successful daters is not the absence of "dating anxiety", but rather the ability to control it.
As the authors explain, "Unfamiliar [social] experiences evoke feelings of both anxiety, (due to conflicts with existing knowledge and feelings of low personal control), and curiosity, (due to a natural propensity for pursuing potential rewards and personal growth opportunities)".
Best of all—you won't need to try out any pickup lines, as the family friend date can be arranged through your mutual contact.