My general impression is that he’s interested in a relationship, but ‘impressions’ are not hard evidence and I just want to address it explicitly without my inner FEELINGS-VORTEX getting in the way.I’m really struggling to find the right words to initiate this conversation, because everything that pops into my head has strong overtones of “PLEASE LOVE ME FOREVER” and “I’m putting all my hopes and dreams on you despite only having known you for 10 weeks or so”…I did some googling on “How to have a DTR conversation” or similar, and Captain, there is a universe of terrible advice out there.
You can put on a few pounds or wear sweatpants all day erryday and your nerd doesn't give a fuck.
The fact that he was having a hard time figuring it out was, in its own weird way, a compliment.
I made him guess — and finally, he went with "nerd." And again, strangely, I was flattered.
"The Boss of Nerd Nite" (as well as the author of the very nerdy book Anyway, I asked Matt if he had any special advice about how to flirt with the nerds.... HOW TO IDENTIFY A NERD MAURA: Let's get serious now — very serious.... MATT: As the Boss of Nerd Nite, I've always maintained a very broad — and thus, very inclusive — definition of The word applies to anyone who is both passionate and knowledgeable about one particular thing.
The title isn't exclusively reserved for scientists and Trekkies.