Every time your guy gets together with his friends, all he does is talk about quarterback rating, pass rush, and something called "The Wildcat Formation." Fret not! Here are some tips for dating an insane football fan--you'll need them until, like, February.To me, football is like boobs in the sense that I like both of them so much but I can't really accurately explain why. But trust me—expressing appreciation for going to your volleyball game in lieu of watching a big game is a good idea. If you really think your significant other's football induced insanity has gone too far, try getting really fired up about something yourself-something particularly unexciting like a nature show would be extra hilarious.
Are you into football but dating/interested in someone who isn’t? It’s NFL season and this means potential recipe for disaster.When you combine college football and the National Football League you have, by far, the most financially successful and viewed sporting activity in America.If you’re a fan, that’s great news – games on more and more nights, 24/7 chatter on radio, TV and the web, and the rise of fantasy football.Why am I investing so much emotional energy into cheering for a bunch of spoiled millionaire brats who I probably couldn't stand if I had to hang out with for any significant amount of time? But I can tell you that I don't see this changing, unless a cadre of professional football players kill my entire family or something traumatizing like that. They might not realize how far gone they are until they see you decked out in some animal themed t-shirts screaming at the television, "YOU CAN' T LET THE FISH GET AWAY! "One thing almost every hardcore football fan has in common is they like to pride themselves on knowing even more about the game than the people that are paid to coach it.When someone asks me this, I think, "you don't really want an answer to this question. You don't have to watch an entire game, but just dropping in and occasionally asking, "what does that penalty mean? " will make your man (or woman) feel smart and that's never a bad thing.The typical couple must spend some time negotiating the place of America’s preeminent sport within their happy home.