So go for a couple of drinks, and only as much as you can sincerely handle.
Go for something light which will bring the best out of you.
This is that if you're shy you NEED to address your WEAKNESSES. You need to work on your voice to try to become at least a little bit louder.
You need to work on your anxiety so you can think clearly when you're in situations with girls.
Everyone thinks your boyfriend is a jerk because he doesn't talk to any of your friends for the first, like, two years.