He’s smart; he’s a little shy; he’s quirky; and he loves science fiction, online gaming, comic books, or other related pursuits. While nerds often make great partners (in fact, many of us in the dating business consider them the unsung heroes of the single male demographic), women tend to overlook them.
It sounds corny to say it like that, but I don’t know how to say it and be believed.In Hollywood, there is a very set list of what you can be a "geek" about. Compare Hollywood Homely, Geek Physiques, Cool Loser, Give Geeks a Chance. But after a few dates, you begin to realize he’s not like the other guys you’ve dated.When I look back at my bad old days, there’re a number of things that stand out as emblematic of who I was – the fear of letting go of a bad relationship because I didn’t think I could do any better, being unable to relax and enjoy my time with one woman because I couldn’t stop looking for the shoe to drop… But there is one very specific night that, to my mind, was one of the most representative of how bad things were.I had gotten permission from my girlfriend at the time (warning sign #1) to go play in a Mage campaign with my friends.