The 10 nerds sit amid the latex phalluses displayed on countertops, the leather harnesses hanging from the walls and the shelves full of DVDs with titles like "Art School Sluts. They have been drawn here to Edgewater's progressive sex shop Early to Bed by a class called Flirting for Nerds. The year-old instructor's stamp collection qualifies her as a nerd, and she's a hopeless flirt.
Women admire intelligence. They want to date someone who can carry a conversation, who can teach them something, who can stimulate their mind as well as their body. Of course, the only thing women like better than a smart man is a man with a good sense of humor.
There's been no better time in the history of the world to be a nerd than right now. While reading comic books and collecting Pokemon cards used to mean that you'd spend recess getting made fun of by the "cool kids," it's self-proclaimed nerds who are now enjoying the last laugh in a world where sci-fi and fantasy are reigning supreme. Not to mention that superhero movies have been dominating the box office for over the last decade.
This article will guide you step-by-step on how to impress and if you're successful go out with a nerd. Nerds are not normally the people they seem to be. This will show you how to appeal to her and make you seem like a possible mate.
Like most card-carrying geeky girls, I possess a handful of odd talents. These include absentmindedly drawing doe-eyed anime sketches, accurately diagnosing my friends with medical conditions, figuring out ways to insert Poe jokes into work emails, et cetera. There is one thing that I am convinced I will never be good at, though, and that is flirting.
When I ask my friends about it, they say that all geek guys do this—they can never tell when a woman is flirting with them. Or does this just sound like a matter of him not being into me? This is partially confirmed when I talk to geek girls about it; what I generally hear from them is that A boys have no idea when girls are actually flirting with them, almost as much as B they take friendly gestures as sexual advances.
They understand when you get embarrassingly passionate. They don't question why we get so defensive about Star Trek continuity, fantasy football team fiddling, and screaming at the TV screen while playing multiplayer games. They won't nerd-shame you.
You may say we kind of geek out about things. Whatever, geeks are awesome. But sometimes, awesome can use a bit of assistance in the dating department.