Tips on dating a geek
-- metageek 'an academic geek gal seeking actual, useful advice on dating while being geeky'I have taken "The Geek's Guide To Dating" by Eric Smith because of its very unique cover.Being a geek myself I was curious about book content and what would I find in this book.The mere concept of female geeks is often outright ignored; forced into narrow, allowed areas; or outright challenged and denied.The book's description is clearly for the male geek only, and this all to common focus just brought up so many connections to how my geekiness is not relevant simply due to my gender.Your bedsheets are officially licensed Star Wars merchandise.You’re hooked on Elder Scrolls and Metal Gear but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just moved in down the hall. Take some tips from Eric Smith in The Geek’s Guide to Dating.
Moreover, even if the book focused on the guy's point of view, the book description makes clear that this is about dating a non-geek. My feminine sensibilities do not make me immediately adverse to Star Wars bedsheets.The reward is as simple as it is amazing – to live an amazing life with your geek partner (and possible geek family). You keep your action figures in their original packaging.A guy going on and on about Metal Gear would drive me away, however. Frankly, the perils of inter-geek dating are far more interesting.I'm an indie and webcomics geek with a small passion for some tabletop gaming.