As a scientist and closet nerd, I’ve known my share of nerdy men. When some women date nerds, they tend to focus on the “negative” side of his nerd-dom (e.g. You may have different interests, but one way to spend quality time with your nerdy guy is to watch sci-fi movies or TV shows that also appeal to female non-nerds. Immensely popular, Game of Thrones chronicles seven noble families fighting for control of a mythical land. Based on a trilogy of books, the first Hunger Games movie was a big success and they’re in the process of making the second.
I’ve tried to write sympathetically about this stuff in the past: the guilt, the shame, the constant feelings of inadequacy.When I look back at my bad old days, there’re a number of things that stand out as emblematic of who I was – the fear of letting go of a bad relationship because I didn’t think I could do any better, being unable to relax and enjoy my time with one woman because I couldn’t stop looking for the shoe to drop… But there is one very specific night that, to my mind, was one of the most representative of how bad things were.I had gotten permission from my girlfriend at the time (warning sign #1) to go play in a Mage campaign with my friends.Take your average attractive actor or actress and stick on Nerd Glasses, a lab coat and some Messy Hair and clothes to make them Hollywood Homely.They are probably also Hollywood Dateless, and the social ineptitude may only be an Informed Flaw.