Their early experiences with being taunted, humiliated and judged by others leads them to prefer the company of their fellow geeks almost exclusively; they have their niche and they’re quite happy there, thank you very much.
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.
well, what better way to avoid ever having to face that scenario is there than to invent a collection of traits and personality quirks that come together so rarely as to be almost non-existant?
Now you’re not afraid to approach women, you’re just waiting for isn’t going to show up at the comic book store next week anyway?
She’s clutzy in an endearing way, she wants you to protect her and yet she still wants to fuck your brains out. When you combine this feeling of someone denying everything that you are with the social ostracism and humiliation that geeks have often experienced, it’s small wonder that geeks can turn this fear of rejection into a full-blown phobia.
She’s the living personification of a checklist of desirable traits, all crammed into one person. And when you’re absolutely terrified of women, when your heart begins to pound and your body begins to shake at the very of trying to ask a girl out on a date…