What you don’t want in the end is for you two to only be tolerating each other’s passions for the sake of a shiny new relationship.” This is a question that haunts many of us.Not everyone is naturally good at talking to new people and as Dino wisely points out, “some people are shy while others are gregarious.She’s the one with the Triforce tattooed on one wrist and the 1-Up mushroom on the other.
Women are already arousing and intimidating objects of desire in geek culture; trying to socialize with them is venturing in to true and there be dragons. It’s worth noting that the Geek Girl is different from a girl who is a geek.
The Geek Girl is the culmination of geek fantasies.
This week, you wonder about how nerdy your date needs to be, how to stop being so shy around that guy, and walking the fine line of flirty and friendly.
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Smile, be confident, and pay attention to cues from the other person about whether or not they want to continue the conversation.
Once you get more comfortable talking to new people, then you can work on your flirting skills. A trusted friend in the conversation can help with feelings of shyness and awkwardness.” You are certainly not alone out there, but just remember that if you are somewhere with a friend, make sure you still talk to new people.
That bravery and experience will help you out with the next person.
Meet Our Professors of Love: Dino Andrade is a voice-over actor and the founder of Soul Geek.com, a dating website catering to the geek community. Soul Geek has had much success with many a successful marriage and even experienced their first Soul Geek baby recently.
After many years of dating “normal” folks, I personally found that I really wanted to be with a fellow geek or at least someone who was geek-friendly.