Coyness has a time and a place, and for some people it's second nature, part of their personality. However, it can be hard to act coy without coming off as fake or superficial. Why would someone want to be coy? Tons of reasons, really. This focuses mainly on how you can use coy behavior to overcome shyness. The two are interrelated, but coyness can help a shy person overcome their bashful qualities little by little. So, here are 8 ways to be coy without acting fake.
1. Don't Talk to Strangers
One way to act coy is to refrain from jumping into conversations with people you don't know, or don't know well. If you are in a group of strangers, wait to be introduced before starting a conversation. Coyness often means acting cool, so you never want to seem too eager.