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Dating a dorky guy

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It’s hard to paint an entire group of men with such a broad, nerdy brush.Of course, not all intellectual types are going to be the same or even treat women the same way. If you’re sick of talking about the same old, same old boring topics on first dates (Where did you grow up? ), let him steer the conversation into geeky territory and watch your sexy brains connect.

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I dated a guy who looked incredibly dorky in his golf outfits, but I still loved seeing him get ready for golf. But women want men who play sports that demand creativity and skill, not just body checks and sprinting.The nerdy engineer boyfriend I had back then was oh-so-sweet and oh-so-faithful and would never have dreamed of standing me up for a date.What a refreshing change from the clown car of jerks I dated before him.Women definitely aren’t blind to the many perks of dating a geek, nerd or a dork.These men often have an awesome sense of humor, they often have great careers, and they’re focused and dedicated to their work. A man who can carry an intellectual conversation will always stand out, and spending time with him will be more desirable than with a man who has poor conversational skills. D Jeanette Raymond explains: “A man who has a keen interest or passion in something outside of himself signals that he is able to take care of himself, make himself happy and utilize his time productively -- which is a real turn-on. These sweet, smart and often devastatingly funny guys could be sitting on the sidelines of your life as you go after the leading man.

There was a time in my early twenties when I had the pleasure of dating, a lot.

Relationship Expert April Masini, who founded the Ask April relationship forum explains: “Geeks, dorks and nerds are the new jocks.

The quarterback always got the girl -- but the geek gets the woman.

He comes across as a man with a good head on his shoulders, who’s confident in himself.

At the end of the day, women want to be with someone who engages them with their conversation skills, not just someone who can flirt or has a hot body.” New York based Relationship Expert, therapist and author of What About Me?

But after comparing stories with a few other ladies, I think it’s safe to say — there are some benefits to dating a nerdy guy. As a woman who has successfully dated nerds for many years, author Laura Mc Neill says, “They can hold a real conversation about why it’s better to own a Mac than a PC.” Be still, my heart.