I don’t care what anyone says, brilliance is sexy. Intelligence is sexy. Maturity is sexy. Having a mentally-stimulating conversation is sexy. Having a great body is good, being fit is good, health is important. Charm is nice. But intelligence, my God, intelligence is absolutely sexy.
And then trying to melt them and warm up to another human being on a serious level, especially when you’ve spent so much time meticulously constructing this barrier for your ego and heart’s protection.