How do i stop being so shy around people?

when i was younger i made friends very quickly and i was fairly outgoing. but now its much harder for me to open up to people, other girls or boys. i feel intimidated when im around someone that is really outgoing or that i WANT to be freinds with, i get even quieter. i have a best friend and a boyfriend who i am... show more when i was younger i made friends very quickly and i was fairly outgoing. but now its much harder for me to open up to people, other girls or boys. i feel intimidated when im around someone that is really outgoing or that i WANT to be freinds with, i get even quieter. i have a best friend and a boyfriend who i am also very close with but i just feel like i have a lot of acquaintances and i would liek to have more friends that i feel comfortable hanging out with outside of school. im very outgoing at home i just want to know how i can bring that to school or anywhere else..
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