I remember years ago going on dates to fancy lounges with beautiful girls and telling them about how I used to spend hours practicing video games to compete in tournaments when I was a teenager, that this was the highlight of my social life in high school. To my surprise, they often became more attracted to me.
The self‐awareness makes it cool. Knowing that you’re not always awesome counter‐intuitively makes you more awesome.
There are two requirements to achieve meta‐awesomeness: self‐awareness and vulnerability.