Is it OK for guys to be "quirky" and/or "adorkable?"

For much of my life, I have been described as having a "quirky" personality. Also, I've noticed that the term "adorkable" has been used to describe me as the term has become increasingly popular. Anyway, I've noticed that those terms seem to be more widely used when referring to women than to men, if they're ever really used to refer to men. Do you think it's OK for men to be "quirky" or "adorkable?"


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  • Its not a yes no thing, but generally, its -less- acceptable for men, and more likely to be a barrier in romantic relationships.

    Tons of men will actively pursue women who are cheerful, sexy and generally useless, and they'll happily marry her if they can financially afford it. Women generally want to respect guys. Some like quirky, but you probably need to offset that by being awesome in some way, and you'll be working a more limited pool of women.