Sunday, February 14, 2010

Girl’s guide to dating geeks – How to date men 101

By definition taken from Wikipedia, the word geek is a slang term, noting individuals as “a peculiar or otherwise odd person, especially one who is perceived to be overly obsessed with one or more things including those of intellectuality, electronics, etc.” When it comes to dating or even socializing, geeks aren’t that inclined to mingling with other people.

So supposing one does manage to ask a girl out on a date, the burden of socializing with the opposite sex is quite heavy. But did you know girls who get asked out by geeks also have a hard time on their own; especially with the thought of wanting to know on how to date a guy who is technologically inclined and far more intellectual than they are. Believe it or not, women often get intimidated when it comes to intellectual men. Women’s mentality is that geeks tend to take good care of their woman friends, giving the kind of comfort that only they can provide. So do you want to know how to date men who are obsessed with Star Wars, Star Trek, knows the latest technology coming in and knows just about everything under the sun? Read on to find out some important tidbits and advices on how to date men who are on an intellectual level with Albert Einstein:

How to date men tip #1 – Compliment them with their attire. I know this sounds Manly-ish, but geeks put a lot of effort to get dressed for a date. Appreciation is a give and take relationship.

How to date men tip #2 – Get to know them behind the intellectual façade. Just because geeks have peculiar taste doesn’t mean you won’t have interests in common. You might be surprised if the geek you are dating knows about the latest shows which also interest you.

How to date men tip#3 – Don’t be too hard on the guy. Geeks also have feelings too and just like any other guy, will still feel hurt when they are rejected or left at the bar. When you and your geek are at a bar and you see a friend, don’t leave him to rot but instead introduce him to your friend or acquaintance. This act will help him get over his own obstacle of mingling with other people.

How to date men tip#4 – Listen to him. Geeks love to rant, especially just about anything. I know you can agree with him on some of his rants and this will often lead to a healthy and somehow intellectual conversation. Doing this will ease up his tension because he is with a girl and doing this will also help you get to know the guy.
There are so many possibilities to what you can do when it comes to dating geeks. Of course, geeks also have different variations as stated earlier. In the end, it all comes down to knowing a little something about the guy and in return helping him overcome certain social obstacles. Who knows, you might even enjoy his company and continue to seek out more of it.


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