Focus on his positive qualities, not his quirks When some women date nerds, they tend to focus on the "negative" side of his nerd-dom (long hours spent online gaming or his dressing up like Frodo Halloween).Instead, focus on his intelligence, faithfulness, and other great traits.And, fuel up with drink specials like the Invisible Jet, the Mystery Machine, and the Hogwarts Express.

Nerds need love too, but if you love part of us, you must love all of us.

That’s why the Chicago Nerd Social Club is launching our first Nerd Speed Dating event, April 29th and May 6th at Cuna Chicago in Lakeview!

As a scientist and closet nerd myself, I've known my share of nerdy men.

They're great guys, but if you aren't accustomed to being around them, here are a few things you can do to ensure dating success:1.

Nerds who find a match will be treated to a “first date” coupon from our event host, Cuna Chicago, good for a free cocktail and a bread appetizer at Cuna’s.

Age 36 From Rensselaer, New York Online - 2 weeks ago Woman Seeking Man (3368 Miles Away) Dorky, gamer, shy, caring, love animals; own a cat, turtle, and two guinea pigs.I graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in art and a 3.01 GPA... Age 37 From Dallas, Georgia Online - 2 weeks ago Woman Seeking Man (4220 Miles Away) Fun loving, hard working, loyal, down to earth and I think I'm kinda funny. Thus, when a woman decides to give a nerd a chance, she often finds herself in uncharted territory.Stock up on supplies with giveaways like character lunchboxes and prizes such as Mr.Sketch scented markers, mini-terrariums and oversize erasers.Moreover, while nerd-dom is now mainstream (even cool), it wasn't always this way and many nerds grew up suffering at the hands of dumb jocks or b*tchy mean girls.