If it was the case, many of the people who read Baggage Reclaim who are very intelligent or even super intelligent by some of their claims, wouldn’t be experiencing the problems that they do in their relationships and in general life.For a start (and bearing in mind that biology wasn’t one of my favourite subjects at the convent school), the parts of the brain that we use for being intelligent are not the same as what we use for our emotions.Being intelligent is about having the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills.However being intelligent is not the same as being relationship smart, emotionally smart, or even street smart.These are sexy,' Match’s chief scientific advisor Dr. The smarter you are, the harder it is for you to get laid. So, in a piece for the Huffington Post, he gave his five reasons why smarties can’t get in anyone’s pants.But as adults, love is built through thoughtful, caring relationships and that just wasn’t a section on the SATs. Ivy grads people feel entitled to love because their smarts make them among the world’s best humans. Ivy grads feel like people don’t see them as sexy because they’re smart. Ivy grads’ exceptional talents keep them tangled up in thought, not in sheets. Disclaimer: Many Ivy League grads survive completely unscathed, realize college is just a stepping stone, and continue to be loving, inspiring, geniuses.
Here at Hooking Up Smart, that is the last thing we’re losing sleep over, so ordinarily I wouldn’t be particularly tuned in to what he has to say.[But] time spent studying, doing homework, and practicing the violin is time not spent doing other things — like chasing boys or girls, which turns out is fairly instrumental in making you a well-rounded human.I’ve been co-hosting young alumni events for name-brand schools for long enough to know that these kids come out a little lopsided (which sounds so much better than ‘socially awkward’, don’t you think?There’s nothing wrong with being attracted to or desiring intelligent partners but like anything you place a high value on, it’s important not to be blinded by it and make assumptions about qualities, characteristics and values that they might possess with that intelligence.It’s equally important not to overvalue that same quality or characteristic in yourself and be blinded to other aspects of you or use it to compensate for real intimacy.