While thinking about this one, I think I figured out my fascination with intelligent and yet handsome guys. My first celeb crush was Doogie Howser, MD, played by a very young Neil Patrick Harris.
I was only 8 when that show started, and I’m kind of brilliant, so I relate to him.
I know, I don’t seem brilliant. Don’t judge me on my writing style here… I’ve spent many years learning how to hide my intelligence because in Texas smart women aren’t exactly valued. People see how I look (specifically that I’m a bit busty), and assume I don’t have a brain. I don’t dress nerdy, and while I wear glasses, that’s no longer a sign of geekiness. And I don’t wear them that often…
Even the Boy, in our early conversations, told me I didn’t seem particularly geeky. We were talking in Facebook chat, and out of nowhere he asked me what was my “geek.” Apparently I wasn’t nerdy enough. When I told him about my fascination with the Sims, he told me that that was what he’d been waiting for, or at least an example of what he would have expected from someone who was truly a geek…something along those lines. Continue reading Day 9: First Celeb Crush