Guide to dating a computer geek
[Read: 15 easy conversation starters with a guy you like] #2 Most of them have great sense of humor.A lot of these guys are shy, but once they feel comfortable around you, they will surprise you with dry wit, intelligent humor, and amusing candor. Most geeks take pride in having a sense of humor, and they can get competitive about it. They’re no longer the guys who are in the shadows, as they are now the new IT guys. If we don’t count the athletes and the celebrities, normal geeky dudes who are living in the same city block as we do actually take home more money than most non-professional-athlete jocks. * These guys not only prefer brains over vanity, but they are also the ones with the big bucks, as they tend to be in high-paying industries.As much as guys like to toss around the idea that women can get a date – or laid – without effort, if it were true, every single woman’s magazine out there wouldn’t be plastered with advice on how to catch, keep and please a man.When you’re a woman who’s into geek guys (or just a little geek-curious) the difficulties grow exponentially. Take it from a dyed-in-the-wool geek who’s seen and done just about every variation of the nerdy meet-cute you can come up with.
They’ll surprise you with their insight; they have a way of looking at things from an unexpected angle. Geeks tend to be more sexually adventurous than most and are up for trying new things. Last Monday, I mentioned (to some small controversy) that attractive women can be intimidating to guys. Thus, when a woman decides to give a nerd a chance, she often finds herself in uncharted territory. He's smart, a little shy, 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 usually tend to overlook them.To succeed with him, show him you aren't one of those people and that he's awesome exactly the way he is.
posters or long days spent at Comic Con may seem silly to you, but everyone has unique interests that other people don't "get." And really, how are a nerd's interests any different from a non-nerdy guy's obsession with Fantasy Football or baseball cards?Take the usual difficulties in meeting a man and throw in some painfully shy guys who’re used to rejection and mockery from the opposite sex and trying to win their hearts has gone from challenging to Nintendo hard, even when you already share a mutual love of Joss Whedon and retro video games. I’ve been the guy who desperately wanted the girls to approach him and the one who’s done the approaching.