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 MelloDLyn
Joined: 10/25/2004
Msg: 97
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Yes intelligence is a big turn on!
 orchidtigress
Joined: 1/18/2007
Msg: 105
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Posted: 7/8/2008 5:53:11 PM
Absolutely- intelligence turns me on! I love when a guy can teach me things and challenge me. Don't be intimidated-We all have something to learn from each other as everyone is a student/teacher.
 lateef7842
Joined: 4/14/2008
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Posted: 7/8/2008 7:40:06 PM


I dated this really intelligent girl ... felt a bit intimidated. I know it is kind of old school but I did not want to date her again ... frequency mismatch I suppose. Was it foolish of me?


Two words; Man up.

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 lateef7842
Joined: 4/14/2008
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Posted: 7/10/2008 11:27:41 AM
A smart, capable woman is very sexy too me. However, smart doesn't always mean educated. I love educated women. But if she doesn't have common sense, then thats a turn off.

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 mthomjmark
Joined: 2/27/2008
Msg: 120
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Posted: 7/13/2008 3:09:19 PM
wow; you should never feel that way; there are some brilliant female minds and I love them. Its fun to talk to someone and even be humbled at times due to their intelligence.

What most women want is respect and honesty and to be loved. It takes a very secure man to be able to have someone that smart and if you are secure, you will have no problems with it. Dumbing someone because they are smart, is dumb!;)
 Vannili
Joined: 7/8/2008
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Posted: 7/13/2008 4:00:27 PM
Intelligence turns me on, but it defends ,if a person is flauting his knowledge on spaceship etc.. his schools,his career non stop and I have to listen to it that I can't participate on talking ,I 'll be intimidated too. No it was not foolish of you to be intimidated. And it is too bad for that girl ,if she use her emotional intelligence to have a good vibes with you ,she'd find her happiness in you. I don't blame you if you don't want to go out with her again. But don't get discourage,there are a lot of girls out there. Good Luck. Vannili
 Vannili
Joined: 7/8/2008
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Posted: 7/13/2008 4:08:28 PM
Hi L.D. Dating is a social matter,having a nice friendly conversation to know each other, if you want a woman who wants to outsmart you in conversation and make you like a dumb azz you should date a feminist.......... Vannili
 itsjustme328
Joined: 12/22/2007
Msg: 123
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Posted: 7/13/2008 4:08:48 PM
is it normal for a guy to get intimidated by the intelligence of a girl?

I thought men outgrew this nonsense by age 22 or so.

Personally, I love intelligent men and I'm not intimidated at all when I meet a man who's more intelligent than I am. They're easy to spot as they stand out among those who think like the OP.

(I know.....I'm not being nice, but how do you expect me to respond to this?)
 Rythmn
Joined: 1/21/2006
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Posted: 7/22/2008 10:26:44 PM
i may have answered this a while back, but it called to me again and the answer for today is "YES". well, it may not draw me in, but it is necessary to sustain me. by this, i don't mean degrees or lots of facts--i guess i am just hoping to me someone "wise". to me, that is a guarantee for emotional security and spiritual connection-- and, that kind of "clicking" opens doors to many different aspects of both physical and mental expression and offers infinite possibilities. dare i to dream?
 flyingiguana
Joined: 3/4/2008
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Posted: 8/15/2008 8:09:50 PM
intelligence makes a girl 10x more attractive. something thats hard to tell online tho
 Dynamic0003
Joined: 6/28/2008
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Posted: 8/15/2008 9:48:39 PM
Intelligence is a wonderful aspect in any relationship. Inspiration or appreciation

of a project or conversation is always another dimension to a conversation.

Don't mean to be talking in rhyme, it is 12:45 a.m. and am getting sleepy, however,

this is a great topic. Neither man or woman should overdo their intelligence, I

feel the perfect combination is having intelligence with knowing you can be humble

as well, and not make the other partner feel inferior. It is wonderful to learn from

each other!
 Fifi47
Joined: 8/19/2004
Msg: 131
Does intelligence turn you on?
Posted: 8/16/2008 5:40:20 AM
Intelligence is a major turn on to me. I prefer to date career men, which encompasses many types of professions. I just do not do well with men who have had a multiple of low paying jobs and who have no retirement, am not going to take care of him in his old age since I have tried to plan for my future.
 Dynamic0003
Joined: 6/28/2008
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Posted: 8/16/2008 7:22:48 AM
Couldn't agree with you more, not looking for a man to support, and vice- versa,
as I've also worked hard to be independent.
Intelligence makes the world go around, especially a sharp wit, a great sence
of humour! is a great gift! What a combination!
 1frantastic
Joined: 9/15/2007
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Posted: 9/2/2008 10:57:52 AM
Intelligence can be further broken down to "street smarts"..."book smarts"...and "common sense".....and of course "emotional intelligence" which without causes MANY relationships of all kinds to fail...
But..."general..overall intelligence" is VERY SEXY"! The largest sex organ of all is THE BRAIN...some just don't know how to use it....
 RLC89
Joined: 5/18/2009
Msg: 137
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Posted: 6/1/2009 6:10:00 PM
Yes it does!

I think the problem with me though is, I want an intelligent man (as I believe I am pretty darn intelligent myself), but I don't want someone who expects to sit around and talk on a subject (politics, religion, abortion, astronomy, etc) for hours at a time. I know about the stuff...but I absolutely HATE getting into these long, drawn-out conversations. It's fine once in a while...but every single day?
 karma1160
Joined: 6/10/2008
Msg: 143
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Posted: 6/1/2009 10:03:08 PM
I love intelligence but I also love common sense however they don't always go hand in hand.
If someone is intelligent they also need to tolerant and humble.
 hbtaylor
Joined: 5/20/2009
Msg: 144
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Posted: 6/1/2009 10:44:16 PM
It completely depends on how the intelligence is weilded (are they doing good with it, or do they think all day and produce nothing?) That said, it's normal for a person to feel intimidated at first by someone who is better than they are at something - this is not limited to intelligence!! Athletic, makes more money, mechanically inclined, musicianship, writting, the list goes on!

I've seen happily married couples where one half had way more brains than the other - and they were totally content! Don't give up so easily unless there are more reasons...
 13Barmor
Joined: 4/24/2007
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Posted: 7/29/2009 9:14:31 PM
I guess one question that comes to mind is, what defines intelligence? Academic achievement? Knowledge about the world? Valid opinions?
 CyrusOne
Joined: 7/16/2009
Msg: 146
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Posted: 7/29/2009 9:19:46 PM
I agree with 13... what defines intelligence? If it's knowing alot of stuff, then it's repeating something someone else said right?

Philosophical question FTW!
 xFuriousx
Joined: 12/19/2008
Msg: 149
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Posted: 7/30/2009 4:20:53 AM
"Does intelligence turn you on?"......A human intelligence?......yea right......yes it can turn me on but I could care less about there education....If a girl can't be mature,good hearted person I don't care to know them at all really.
 Blakkardaberry
Joined: 2/7/2009
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Posted: 7/30/2009 7:29:20 AM
[Where did all the big boob lovers go? Gees, I been on this site for almost 10 years, and today all of a sudden, its intelligent women men want. I give up. I could barely handle their boobs, just one moving part, and now OH OH....That poison gas from outer space has blanketed the earth, and any old divorced middle aged man who just wanted a quick NSA CE, with a college cheerleader (and her mome, sure) is dieing! Is there a farm or somewhere really far away from everything but not so far away its close to something else that I can go to, with the cheerleaders . I'll save them from being passed over by these brainiac fetishists and nuclear scientists that seem to have taken over POF in one day.

Frikin amazing, even to a divorced (who'd a thunked it) testosterone fueled low level borderline moronic smoker perv like me. I'm gonna go look for an "all women are confused lieing fat golddiggers" thread. There was a bunch yesterday, before all this men ar too respectful and like intelligence Hooeey.. ]

So when did intelligent equate to ugly or built like a ironing board.
ROFL MAOF I have found a lot of bueatiful and intelligent women why can't that exist in the same person. I know it looks like some trade in there jockstrap for bras sometimes but hang on old letcher its only one post rofl . Thanks for the big smile one my face though. Even a cheerleader can be smart.
 varinia
Joined: 1/1/2009
Msg: 152
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Posted: 7/30/2009 8:46:26 AM
Intelligence is actually a necessity for me. It gets often times confused with book learning. I'm talking about common sense and creative thinking. That's the stuff that I need to feel mentally stimulated.
 Daulton66
Joined: 5/27/2009
Msg: 153
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Posted: 7/30/2009 9:41:41 AM
I found some really nice women, very pretty, who were just dumb as a stump in email or over the phone. Could not even imagine dating someone who is not also intellectually stimulating. I don't expect genius, but want someone with some brains. Beauty fades. Intelligence is an eternal turn-on.
Hey just my opinion. LOL
 Fifi47
Joined: 8/19/2004
Msg: 159
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Posted: 9/6/2009 5:33:29 AM
I am a bit of a nerdy geek sometimes, so intelligent men definitely are a turn on to me. In fact, I am usually bored and disinterested in a man who has no interests except golf, sports, fishing, hunting, motorcycles, cars, etc. Not saying that these men are not intelligent, I just rarely have anything to talk to them about.
 fiestywmn2
Joined: 2/11/2006
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Does intelligence turn you on?
Posted: 9/6/2009 5:56:36 PM
It sure does ;) The smarter the better!
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