Dating advice hollywood
“'Date the nerd’ isn’t novel advice but it’s certainly destructive advice. “Dating a nerd isn’t necessarily ‘dating up,’ and being a nerd isn’t necessarily the same as being a decent person,” Stacia writes.
These are the kinds of characteristics we should tell our daughters—and sons—to look for.
It presumes that “nerds,” by sheer virtue of their intellect — and the earning potential it intimates — are the best suitors for the lovelorn to pursue.
Besides the way the advice masculinizes intellect, it also ignores that smart men aren’t necessarily kind men or that intellect and earning potential aren’t the only traits necessary for successful romantic partnerships.
When she doesn’t relent, he cheats, setting off a downward spiral for Deanie.
However, this is not so – there will be tragic misunderstandings, crazy irrational fights and insane tempers.
However, the tip to getting to the other side of the rainbow is to never let go.
Not that we advise living your life according to movies tips – but these ones certainly are the truths of a man’s love life.
Earlier this week Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg made headlines for his response to commenter Darlene Hackemer Loretto who wrote that she encourages her granddaughters to “date the nerd in school [because] he may turn out to be Mark Zuckerberg.” The magnate — and new, first-time father of a daughter — deflected the supposed compliment, suggesting, “Even better would be to encourage them to *be* the nerd in school so they can be the next successful inventor.” Vox’s Emily Crockett praised Zuckerberg’s response as “a fantastic affirmation for girls who grow up reading stories where the boys are the ones on hero’s quests and the girls are there to fall in love with them.” Bustle’s Marissa Higgins called it an “awesome feminist statement about women and tech.” Indeed Zuckerberg was right to gently chide Loretto; it’s arcane to suggest that girls aspire to mere proximity to “nerdiness,” which she and Zuckerberg seem to be defining as success in science, technology, engineering and math.
If you have decided she is the one for you, just hold on tenaciously – no matter how bad the ride gets.