Lately we've come to think of nerds as alpha dogs: They're the shareholders in every Silicon Valley start-up, the stars of every Apatow comedy, and the nice-guy ideal for single women everywhere.But dating grown-up geeks, Siobhan Rosen reveals, isn't all spooning while binge-watching the mathletes.A tech gadget, an operating system, comic book superheroes, a sci-fi fantasy realm, a gaming portal, you name it, geeks eat, sleep and breathed it. It’s not a healthy way to approach a problem, but it sure gives you the results you want, especially when it comes to tech support.Geeks are perfectionistas; they do research, very thorough ones before they even start asking questions.After all, it's the nice-guy-who-never-gets-laid shtick that gets guys-who-never-get-laid If you suspect you might be one of the unsavory types of nerds, ask yourself a few questions: Do you see yourself as a perpetual underdog in life's great battle to get action? Please let me offer some unsolicited advice: There are better ways to work through your childhood torments—like, say, bouncing a basketball or visiting a nice lady with a soothing voice and a prescription pad.
Regardless of what geeks are obsessed with, you can’t deny that their level of loyalty exceeds beyond the extraordinary. Geeks love to solve problems; it gives them an adrenaline rush when they’re beating the final boss in their favorite video games or troubleshooting their operating system. And to add to point #1, when they get into it, they can obsess over a bug in the system that they spend hours on it without stopping for a break.That didn't stop him from breaking up with her every six months, the minute any other female gave him the slightest inkling she wanted to have sex with him—really big obvious signals like, you know, sending him a And every time he launched into the breakup conversation so that he could boink his way up the social ladder, he would start to weep.Because even when he was being cruel, he couldn't entirely shake his harmless-nerd persona.On the fifth, he insisted, with all the smoothness of a bonobo, that they have sex before dinner lest he get "too antsy." My friend was surprised to find so much angry sexual aggression bottled up inside such a slight, "pencil-shaped" geek.Another friend dated a nebbishy programmer (fun fact: he named his first computer "Pamela") who was shy and nervous and constantly told her how lucky he was to be with her.
He was mistaken for a girl throughout high school and, as you might imagine, mercilessly bullied.