You need BOTH.” This does not mean that you both need to be into the exact same things, as long as you have enough in common and can respect one another’s differences.Dino believes that “if your partner isn’t into geekdom, then there must be something else that you two can be EQUALLY as passionate about.
Don’t try and be someone you are not, but do get out there and practice talking to people.
Most of the time, the person will appreciate your honesty and they’ll be respectful in their response (even if it’s a no).
You’ll either get a date out of it, or you will at least have put yourself out there and done something brave.
It’s notoriously difficult to pull a geek outside of his comfort zone; the world hates and fears him, therefore why should he have anything to do with the world outside of the tiny slice that values him.
This tendency towards withdrawing into themselves extends into all aspects of their lives.