She has every right to share what happened and voice her own opinions.

His masculine instincts will kick in, and in some cases you can end up with a man that acts towards you the same way that a confident man would have acted from the outset.

So, if you do choose to initiate, do so only during the early stages of dating, that is, until he builds his confidence and comfort around you.

A shy man may never become courageous enough to approach women in general, but he can eventually grow comfortable with a girlfriend or wife.

As the fear of the unknown dissipates with increased familiarity, a shy man's confidence in his interactions with you will rise.

She misleads people by titling it “On Dating Chinese Men” — when it really ought to be called “My Bad First Date With a Chinese Man.” But here’s another thing that really troubles me.

When you do a Google Search for “dating Chinese men” (with the quotation marks), her post comes up as the number one result.

I've dated countless women and it has always amazed me how little they know about men.

If nothing else, this blog is an outlet for voicing my astonishment at the typical female's ignorance of the male mindset.

That offense will reflect negatively on you and the relationship.

So be careful about how much (and which) initiative you take.

Though he knows his own limitations (as prescribed by his shyness), he also knows what a typical man is "supposed to do." So he recognizes, too, when you are doing it for him.