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How to Meet Atheist Women

Go check out Hemant’s post about how to meet, date, and woo atheist women. I helped contribute to it, so you know it has to be good.

Because I’m bored, let me comment some more!

#1: I think atheist clubs are the best place to meet other people. Unfortunately for me, I think I’ve sort of assumed the role as Untouchable Out of Your League President… which is really strange for me, because I don’t think I’ve ever really felt that way before. My friend assures me that we have a new class of atheist freshmen coming in, but that’s just creepy.

#2: I really hate admitting this, but I have an account at OKCupid. Wait, let me explain myself. I made the account 4 years ago back when the site was still The Spark, which was just for stupid personality quizzes and book summaries. During that time period it somehow morphed into a dating site without me noticing. Anyway, I fiddle with it occasionally now, but the vast majority of guys on there creep me out. I just don’t think internet dating is for me.

#4: Mmmmm House

#5: Oh boy, this is so true. Just because I’m an atheist chick doesn’t mean I want to sit around talking about books and philosophy all day. I do have other interests, ya know. And to be honest, I’m not a big atheist philosophy buff – my area of expertise is evolution. When people assume I know everything about every philosopher, my eyes start to glaze over and I feel kind of stupid.

#6: This was one of the points I suggested, though others probably did too. If I see a decent or cute looking guy reading an atheist book or wearing an atheist shirt, I’m going to approach him. I was once driving behind a smoking hot guy with a FSM emblem on his car, and I was so tempted to give him a love tap…er, I mean, rear end him…er, slightly bump his car with my car. But I didn’t, because I figured I wouldn’t get my sitcom like ending.

And that sounds really shallow, so I apologize. I don’t have this “I only date hot guys” rule. Most guys I’ve dated are your general geeky/nerdy types…which doesn’t mean they’re unattractive…er, I’m just going to stop since some of my exes read my blog. Regardless, I am a young human female, so seeing a hot guy reading an atheist book is going to motivate me a bit more to make the first move.

Hm…I don’t have any witty closing remarks. Look, a cute distraction!*runs away*

Comments

  1. says

    Is Hemant always that funny? I actually don’t usually read his blog, but I might have to start. That being said, I think his actual advice is mostly pretty bad — his recommended hunting grounds are primarily places where the m/f ratio is through the roof. I mean, sci fi conventions? Really? OkCupid, a.k.a. Craigslist but with slightly more work? Really? (The problem with OkCupid, like with Craigslist, is that it is free. Free means thousands upon thousands upon thousands of desperate males bombarding every woman who has the temerity to show her face.) Most of the good advice is, alas, pitched at the level of “complete social moron.” People whose instinct, but for Hemant’s sage advice, would be to just stare at teh bewbz all day probably shouldn’t be dating anyway. But you must reveal your OkCupid identity! A search for the obvious username produced, sob, nothing! :-) (Not that I’m actually on the site, but, fortunately, non-members can search profiles.)

  2. says

    Is Hemant always that funny? I actually don't usually read his blog, but I might have to start.

    That being said, I think his actual advice is mostly pretty bad — his recommended hunting grounds are primarily places where the m/f ratio is through the roof. I mean, sci fi conventions? Really? OkCupid, a.k.a. Craigslist but with slightly more work? Really? (The problem with OkCupid, like with Craigslist, is that it is free. Free means thousands upon thousands upon thousands of desperate males bombarding every woman who has the temerity to show her face.)

    Most of the good advice is, alas, pitched at the level of "complete social moron." People whose instinct, but for Hemant's sage advice, would be to just stare at teh bewbz all day probably shouldn't be dating anyway.

    But you must reveal your OkCupid identity! A search for the obvious username produced, sob, nothing! :-) (Not that I'm actually on the site, but, fortunately, non-members can search profiles.)

  3. says

    @nitsky *guilt guilt guilt*@Paul, Hemant asked a bunch us atheist chicks for the advice, so if it’s bad, blame us. And well…isn’t it the complete social morons who need the most advice? >_>And my OKCupid username will remain a mystery, mwahahaha! I’ll give you a hint though: it’s the only place I use that username on the internet, and it has a bad pun in it. If you can find me you get ten thousand bonus points.

  4. says

    @nitsky *guilt guilt guilt*

    @Paul, Hemant asked a bunch us atheist chicks for the advice, so if it's bad, blame us. And well…isn't it the complete social morons who need the most advice? >_>

    And my OKCupid username will remain a mystery, mwahahaha! I'll give you a hint though: it's the only place I use that username on the internet, and it has a bad pun in it. If you can find me you get ten thousand bonus points.

  5. says

    Evan B = nitsky416 = at0m from dTella btwOh i know. I was half referring to dating in general and half to the fact that there doesn’t seem to be much competition when it comes to dating the ‘Untouchable Out of League President’ though.Also, as fun as whoring my LJ is, having to enter that shit and do a captcha for every single comment and then not getting reply notifications is BS. I need to find another way of doing this.

  6. says

    Evan B = nitsky416 = at0m from dTella btw

    Oh i know. I was half referring to dating in general and half to the fact that there doesn't seem to be much competition when it comes to dating the 'Untouchable Out of League President' though.

    Also, as fun as whoring my LJ is, having to enter that shit and do a captcha for every single comment and then not getting reply notifications is BS. I need to find another way of doing this.

  7. says

    Yeah. I’m not a complete social moron, so I won’t be taking all of the advice there, and some of it feels like standard sense. I don’t use dating websites because the women I tend to meet on the interblag generally have some serious self-esteem issues. One can only type ‘No, you’re not that bad…’ so many times before feeling like a cheap ALICE script.I have, however, considered taking a copy of The God Delusion to the coffee shop though. Not because it will get a girl to talk to me (Because let’s face it, that’s not going to happen.) but because I haven’t read it yet. I also haven’t been to the coffee shop in a while either.Of course, the third reason is that I’m in Texas, and I’m wondering if it would cause a fight.Maybe I should get a hardcover.

  8. says

    Yeah. I'm not a complete social moron, so I won't be taking all of the advice there, and some of it feels like standard sense. I don't use dating websites because the women I tend to meet on the interblag generally have some serious self-esteem issues. One can only type 'No, you're not that bad…' so many times before feeling like a cheap ALICE script.

    I have, however, considered taking a copy of The God Delusion to the coffee shop though. Not because it will get a girl to talk to me (Because let's face it, that's not going to happen.) but because I haven't read it yet. I also haven't been to the coffee shop in a while either.

    Of course, the third reason is that I'm in Texas, and I'm wondering if it would cause a fight.

    Maybe I should get a hardcover.

  9. says

    I like your comment #4. Dr. House is an atheist, who believes in evidence and thelaw of causality and is not afraid of making honest comments about irrational behaviors.For this reason, I love the 3rd episode of the 4th season. It’s called “97 Seconds.”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/9

  10. says

    I was doing so well until >Don’t bring up your collection of Star Trek memorabilia. Save that for the second date. (Or never… unless she’s into them, too.)Blast you childhood! [the captcha for this post was “Jedicat” I think google has it in for me >.>]

  11. says

    I was doing so well until

    >Don’t bring up your collection of Star Trek memorabilia. Save that for the second date. (Or never… unless she’s into them, too.)

    Blast you childhood!

    [the captcha for this post was "Jedicat" I think google has it in for me >.>]

  12. mcbender says

    I’ve found that, in my experience, there’s a single factor that always comes up when seeking this kind of woman (especially in a department where the gender ratio is so far out of whack – it’s something like 85-90% male in my program).Murphy’s First Law of Love: “All of the good ones are taken.”

  13. mcbender says

    I've found that, in my experience, there's a single factor that always comes up when seeking this kind of woman (especially in a department where the gender ratio is so far out of whack – it's something like 85-90% male in my program).

    Murphy's First Law of Love: "All of the good ones are taken."

  14. mcbender says

    That’s just my everyday experience; I didn’t intend to cast aspersions on you. :P All of the women I know are either too busy for relationships or have been in one for several years.If the distance were less than 300 miles… eh, some things are probably better left unsaid.

  15. mcbender says

    That's just my everyday experience; I didn't intend to cast aspersions on you. :P All of the women I know are either too busy for relationships or have been in one for several years.

    If the distance were less than 300 miles… eh, some things are probably better left unsaid.

  16. says

    Well that gives me hope. The leader of our local Atheist meetup group is pretty hott. I *do* have a sexxy car. Maybe she’ll rear-end me…

  17. Jeff says

    I don’t know your situation, but I bet there are many men that are right in front of you that you are not noticing or rejecting for some silly reason.Of course if you are rejecting a guy for a good reason then keep doing that, but it doesn’t hurt to reevaluate your filtering system.And don’t forget conversion. Most Christian guys are into it for sexual and relationship reasons and don’t realize it.

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