Avoid Them Like The Plague: 16 Types of Guys Not to Date
By Barbara Greenberg for GalTime. Oh my goodness; if I had a dollar for every lovely young woman who told me that the guy in question just wasn't her type, then I'd be an unusually rich psychologist! But that isn't my mission. What I am here to do, however, is to help you change course and encourage you to stop chasing after your usual type of love interest.
22 Things That Happen When You Date Someone Who's Not Your Type
Back in , I realized that I'd been dating the same type of guy over and over again. So, for a while, I started dating people who weren't my type. I had just broken up with my boyfriend of a year and a half.
Many people will say they have a "type" in dating , whether it's more looks- or personality-based. I tend to go for people with darker hair rather than blondes, and people who are always at least a little geeky and funny. The former is sort of arbitrary — it's just what I'm attracted to, rather than something I'm compatible with, but the latter is probably because it makes them a better match for me. I'm pretty nerdy myself, so I need someone on the same page. But is it an absolute prerequisite?