Moreover, while nerd-dom has become mainstream (even cool), it didn’t used to be, and many a nerd grew up suffering at the hands of dumb guys or b*tchy girls. Yeah, it’s a bit cheesy, but there’s a reason this franchise was so amazingly popular: it has memorable characters (including a strong woman), lots of good humor, and a cosmic theme that appeals to everyone. I have gotten non-nerd friends (male and female) hooked on BSG.
To succeed with him, show him you aren’t one of those people and that he’s awesome the way he is. It has none of the cheesiness of Star Trek and everything it lacked: sex, violence, drama, very strong women, and seriously hot guys. In many ways, relating to a nerdy guy isn’t all that different from relating to a non-nerd; he just has different toys.
The first documented appearance of the word nerd is as the name of a creature in Dr.
Seuss's book If I Ran the Zoo (1950), in which the narrator Gerald Mc Grew claims that he would collect "a Nerkle, a Nerd, and a Seersucker too" for his imaginary zoo.
As such, these sites are nowhere near the scale of mainstream alternatives like Ok Cupid or Tinder.
So, realistically, they’re worth a shot but you should not expect immediate success.
Dating can be tough for those who are enthusiastic about video games.
Even if we ignore the social stigma that surrounds “gamers” and “gamer culture”—which certainly doesn’t make finding a companion any easier—there’s still one big obstacle: game enthusiasts are a niche market.
He’s smart; he’s a little shy; he’s quirky; and he loves science fiction, online gaming, comic books, or other related pursuits. While nerds often make great partners (in fact, many of us in the dating business consider them the unsung heroes of the single male demographic), women tend to overlook them.
They're great guys, but if you aren't accustomed to being around them, here are a few things you can do to ensure dating success:1.
Focus on his positive qualities, not his quirks When some women date nerds, they tend to focus on the "negative" side of his nerd-dom (long hours spent online gaming or his dressing up like Frodo Halloween).
and may have difficulty participating in, or even following, sports.
Though originally derogatory, nerd is a stereotypical term, but as with other pejoratives, it has been reclaimed and redefined by some as a term of pride and group identity.