Could you date someone who doesn't read?

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Re: Could you date someone who doesn't read?

Post by Insightsintobooks729 » 05 Dec 2017, 10:24

I could date someone who doesn't read, but they would have to understand my book obsession and be completely okay with it.

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Post by Misha_17 » 06 Dec 2017, 00:28

My fiance seldom reads. In my case, it doesn't matter if he barely reads, as long as he won't stop me from buying & reading books. He's very supportive of my hobby, he buys me books every now and then. He even bought me a Kindle as anniversary gift :wink: :D

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Post by Blue Eyed Reader » 07 Dec 2017, 07:30

I am currently dating a guy who is not too excited about reading, and I gotta say, I am okay with that. We have so much in common outside of that fact that it is almost not important to look at.

On one side, I get to be called a nerd and he plays video games which is where I call him a nerd. On the other hand, I don't have to fight over my kindle in order to read a book! So I am ok with that!

The way I see it, you can't choose who you love and if you were picky all the time on every single thing in life, then life wouldn't be interesting! I say, embrace it.

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Post by Mjgarrison » 07 Dec 2017, 16:30

My husband doesn't read ever, he prefers t.v., which is fine by me. Sometimes I would like to discuss what I'm reading so I just call my daughter.

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Post by Annabella9712 » 07 Dec 2017, 20:08

I don’t see why not. As long as they know how to read and talk correctly then I don’t see a problem with it. I’m okay with it as long as their a decent type of person and don’t constantly put up different types of fronts for the people who they are supposed to be close to.

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Post by Bancroft » 07 Dec 2017, 22:11

Date is with someone whom you like and love and if she don't like books then I am not going to date her..

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Post by Butterflybookworm » 08 Dec 2017, 02:36

I cant say that it would be a deal breaker if they didn't read books. With all the technology that's available now its probably a lot more common to not be interested in reading books. I think I would definitely be more attracted to them if they did though. It shows they like to use their imagination. Also, depending on the type of books they like to read I think it would show their level of intelligence.

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Post by Deboleena Mookerjee » Yesterday, 05:18

Dating someone who doesn't read is indeed a difficult proposition. As a voracious reader, I have little else to discuss other than books, hence I can't imagine dating a man who doesn't read.

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Post by Elizabeth Harvey » Today, 02:05

I could when I read I like to immerse myself in the book and feel that I am there. The person does not have to have this in common with me especially if we agreed on other things. You don't have to have the same taste or likes and dislikes. It might make for a boring relationship.

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