Dating guide idiot
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?
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. 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. She was also 19, with an irresistible English accent and very cute to boot. Except that she dumped me, pulverizing my heart into nanoparticles. Call me shallow, but I really did enjoy how gorgeous they were.
Truthfully, I felt pretty awesome walking down the street with them, especially when I saw looks of envy from other women.2.
Just like water flows downhill and electrons go from high to low potential, there is also an attraction gradient. Like playing the violin or writing code, success in dating and romance is a skill: you get better at it the more you practice.