Dating geek geek
There are books that offer more insightful, researched and healthy views on relationships out there and should be chosen over this one.
You keep your action figures in their original packaging.
Don't force it into geek male dating non-geek female.
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.
I am not to sure on any valuable lessons from this book but it did have clever moments. Of the 27 questions ranging from hygiene, physical appearance, college degree, and number of video game consoles owned/plugged in, a little over half fit me perfectly. The author even recommends a few methods of sabotaging a geek's favorite clothing and/or his internet access. Although, there is a very accurate compilation of gifts and methods of apology for when a woman plays the word/mind games all women play. And she is constantly referring to geeky guys as "ugly." Geez. Looking at ratings on Amazon, they are extremely polarized -- half and half 1 star and 5 star ratings. I am giving it two stars, because it's a great concept, just horrible execution.
The book's description is clearly for the male geek only, and this all to common focus just brought up so many connections to how my geekiness is not relevant simply due to my gender.The substance of this book, if taken seriously, can be extremely damaging to relationships and place a group of people who value intelligence over social norms on the level with a pet who needs to be properly trained.The review in short boils down into three main points.I'm sure that plenty of the people who liked this review could share similar stories, either personal or one's they have heard from others.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.