We all have deal breakers don’t we? For example when you start dating someone and on the third date your prospective future partner announces that “they don’t really like the Beatles,” or they have “never understood the point of Star Trek,” you get that sinking feeling and know that things aren’t going to work out. However if you are prepared to put in a little bit of ground work you may be able to impress your potential future partner and pull your budding relationship out of a terminal dive.

Here then is a list designed to give you a heads up if you find yourself dating a Trekker, a list that may give you some vital tips and you never know in 40 years time you may be mentioning me in your Wedding Anniversary speech, as the guy that set you on your way.

These are the 10 things you must know when dating a Trekker.

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This article was first posted on February 10, 2013