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Basic Trope: A male character isn't good at talking to girlsnote 

  • Straight: James gets nervous and/or tongue-tied when talking to a girl
  • Exaggerated:
    • James has a panic attack whenever a girl is anywhere near him
    • Every guy is awful at talking to women
  • Downplayed: James gets slightly nervous when there's a girl around, but he can still manage to talk to them normally
  • Justified:
    • For some reason James has never talked to a girl before
    • James is a Shrinking Violet
    • James has been bullied by girls in the past
  • Inverted: James is a guy who has trouble talking to other guys
  • Subverted: James seems like he has trouble talking to women, but when he actually gets the chance to talk to a girl he seems totally fine.
  • Double Subverted: ...Or at least he looks like he's totally fine
  • Parodied: ??
  • Zig-Zagged: James is a little awkward around some girls but is much more confident when talking to others
  • Averted: Everyone is totally fine when talking to the opposite sex
  • Enforced: ??
  • Lampshaded: "Jeez James, it's like you've never talked to a girl before!"
  • Invoked: ??
  • Exploited: ??
  • Defied: "Why would I be nervous around girls? They're just other people"
  • Discussed: "You really need to get better at talking to women, James."
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  • Conversed: "Man this guy is a real mess around women, huh?"
  • Deconstructed: James' awkwardness around women causes them to view him as a freak and James never ends up finding love.
  • Reconstructed: James then decides to grow a spine so he can become more confident when talking to women
  • Implied: James looks a little anxious when he's in a room full of women

Uhh...J-Just go this way to Cannot Talk to Women ma'am

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