I'm an indie and webcomics geek with a small passion for some tabletop gaming.
If it is focused on just geek guys dating non-geeky women, just call it what it really is: A Geek Guy's Guide to Dating Non-Geek Girls.
-- metageek 'an academic geek gal seeking actual, useful advice on dating while being geeky'I have taken "The Geek's Guide To Dating" by Eric Smith because of its very unique cover.
Moreover, even if the book focused on the guy's point of view, the book description makes clear that this is about dating a non-geek. My feminine sensibilities do not make me immediately adverse to Star Wars bedsheets.
A guy going on and on about Metal Gear would drive me away, however. Frankly, the perils of inter-geek dating are far more interesting.
Geek dating a non-geek is a worthy topic, and--hey--you automatically avoid being called heteronormative by not insisting on which gender dates which gender.
Fundamentally, the book's title is where my problems with it start.
Though written mostly is for boys, the book is written in such a way that being a girl I still enjoyed I have taken "The Geek's Guide To Dating" by Eric Smith because of its very unique cover.
Talking about context, if you're wondering what kind of geek this book is written, then let me tell you, my friend, it is written for all kinds of geek whether you are pop culture, techno or academic geeks it will work. Especially, if you're a gamer then this book is a must-read for you guys.
Though written mostly is for boys, the book is written in such a way that being a girl I still enjoyed reading this book. Lastly, for all my geek friends out there trying to date, I am telling you from a girl's point of view follow this book and you will have a date or at least confidence to go on a date at the end of this read. The publisher sent me this book by accident--I was supposed to get another title--but it was really a delightful mistake. Even though I'm a geek, I'm not in the target demographic at all.
The book is targeted for single men, though most of the information is highly relevant to women and that issue is addressed right at the start.
You’re hooked on Elder Scrolls and Metal Gear but now you’ve discovered an even bigger obsession: the new girl who just moved in down the hall. Take some tips from Eric Smith in The Geek’s Guide to Dating. I'll just put it nice and simple: NOT ALL GEEKS ARE GUYS!Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating