A co worker that I have a crush on is single however, he was in a long term relationship awhile back and isn’t ready to begin another relationship. I completely understand. He wants to work on being just friends for now and maybe something more can develop later on. The problem is I’m too shy to have a conversation with him. He told our mutual friends at work that I never talk to him and he wants me to talk to him more but we never can get to the point to actually have a conversation. We do have some small talk here and there but that’s all. I’m an over-thinker and I feel that if he really wanted it talk, he’ll approach me and start to engage in a conversation or exchange numbers or whatever to communicate better. I don’t want to be the person to do that first because then I’ll start to feel that I’m chasing him. It’s like he’s waiting for me to make the move and I’m wait on him. My friends tell me that I need to talk to him and stop being so scared but I’m just shy. I get so nervous around him and I don’t know what to say, and I keep having that thought in my mind that “if a guy is interested, he’ll do the work” so that is another reason why I’m so hesitant. What should I do ?