Sharing Day, Nerd Love Edition

I'm curious how your Significant Other(s), either current or past, react to your geekery. So my Sharing Day question for you is:

Talk about how your geeky obsessions impact your relationships with whoever you're dating. Do you only go out with people who are into the same kinds of nerdage as you? How important is their attitude towards the sci-fi/fantasy/movie/comics/super-hero world you love? Have you had a fight with your SO about something geeky, like whether or not a certain movie was any good or whether Star Wars is better than Star Trek, etc.?

As for me, I've never dated a fellow nerd. My SOs have always been very tolerant and understanding about My Secret Life As A Nerd, but they don't share my loves. My wife's very nice and goes to the big super-hero movies with me (especially if they feature Robert Downey, Jr.!), but that's about it. On the other hand, she's very generous in allowing me time to play World of Warcraft or whatever other game has hooked me that month.

If you like, in return for answering my question to you, you may ask a question of me on any topic and I'll do my best to answer honestly and completely.

I look forward to hearing your stories!

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