They're given before the desired behavior has ever happened, so she has no incentive to like you. But if you're not getting rejected, that means you're not out exposing yourself to danger, the crucible in which manhood gets forged. Even if your success rate's a measly 10 percent, after asking a mere 10 women out, you'll have yourself a date.
So seek out some good dating resources and put in the same amount of zealous effort that you've put into your achievements all your life, and you will be rewarded.
To all you who work at the likes of Google, Amazon, Microsoft, D. Shaw, Mc Kinsey -- all the geeks, nerds, grad students, techies, hackers, engineers and gadgeteers.
It goes out to all the 20-year old virgins, the still-unmarried 45-year olds, and the already-divorced 30-year olds who don't know what hit them. You don't expect to ace an exam just by getting lucky, do you?
Unlike thermodynamics, women are not intuitively obvious. A smart guy values smarts above all - and thinks the rest of the world does, too. Write that down, engrave it on a plaque, tattoo it on your forehead backwards so you'll read it every time you brush your teeth in the morning.
So don't come and tell me that women don't make sense to you. So you're increasing the likelihood of getting - nothing. Quit thinking girls should like you because you're smart.
When would some beautiful girl take me by the hand, look deep into my eyes, appreciate all my wonderful quirks and make out with me torridly?
Scientific advisor for Helen Fisher agrees: "People everywhere gravitate to smart lovers, because an intelligent partner comes with a host of sexy perks."~*A h Os T o F s Ex Y Pe Rk S*~. RELATED: The 6 Worst Online Dating Stories Ever Follow Tess on Twitter.
It was the only time in my life that I got depressed: poor sleep, suppressed appetite, Kafka. The next kiss didn't come for another 4 years, when I was in medical school. Turns out that the skill set required to navigate the tricky waters of romantic interaction wasn't in any book I had read or any class I had taken. As guys, a lot of what we did in physics and math class was to try to straighten crooked stuff out.
Clues cure cluelessness, so I provided some clues for the smart boys. Wimpiness may be the root of all the dating woes of smart men. Don't be afraid to ask for what you want or to get righteously indignant when warranted. Worry less about offending people, more about having fun.
So this goes out to all my boys out there at places like Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Stanford, MIT, Columbia, Duke, Swarthmore, Penn, Cornell, Berkeley, Brown, Dartmouth, Oxford, and Cambridge.