I dated all kinds. Wannabe hipsters.
Bad musicians. And he over-used exclamation points in his emails.
Instead, look at this as an opportunity to show a side of yourself to this person and share it with. In the end, I appreciate that we have our own interests. Share your passion.
This comes out in trivia contests, coffee shop conversations and comment sections. Instead, use it to rate closer, share experiences and discover new things.
Invest in. Geeks love to invest in their collections.
Comic books, LEGO sets and action figures all require a commitment of both financial resources and time. Beek, get a haircut that brings out your best features. A date should be no different.
Be open-minded. This goes hand in hand with rule number 1, but I wanted to bring it up again for another reason. In matters of compatibility, we can get very focused on finding someone with shared interests instead of someone with a compatible personality.
Elizabeth Giorgi is a writer and filmmaker from Minneapolis.
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