It wasn’t until relatively recently that I started to embrace my otherness.And nowhere is it more of an issue than in the world of dating and relationships.While little Legos danced across the TV, I tried to ignore the panic starting to creep in. Up to this point, it had been a welcome break from the usual bar scene.But in those minutes before my clothes were about to come off, I actually thought about sneaking out of his bedroom and grabbing something from his roommate's liquor cabinet to calm my nerves.I missed having alcohol as a security blanket during encounters like this—how a few drinks could dull my insecurities and make me feel like a catch.Now, sober during the act, I focused on positioning my body to look its most flattering, avoiding eye contact with my partner, and honestly, waiting for it to be over.
Writing, animation, K-pop and dancing are a few of her favorite things.
If you're dating a true nerd (quiz), he's likely to contemptuously dismiss fake-nerds. Rather than the stereotype above, I prefer to think of my fellow geeks as people who are intensely alive, open-minded, unconventional and authentic. So, how do you handle a relationship with a nerdy guy?
We're discussing the stereotypical nerd/geek/dork, but you should take it all with a large dose of salt.
was first applied to anyone boring, socially awkward or uncool.
They were just a little bit "off", fair game for exclusion and mockery.