Now if this isn't some bad trolling... but allright I'll bite: ever considered joining him? Couples that play together, stay together and there's even multiplayer
That's how I got into gaming with - you guessed it BG2!
Hah, not quite that long for me, but I got into gaming by
1) watching boyfriend play DA:O
2) co-oping D:OS (1) with him
3) finding myself enjoying RPGs and starting to play by myself because of the choices etc.
So far the lady companions can't compete at all, nothing to worry. Now if your boyfriend likes males instead, then Gale the Wizard is both smart and looks great. At least he thinks so. Can't say for sure, I don't like males. Though having female companions like these, I start to understand why some do.
Gale is nice, Wyll is pretty handsome, but Shadowheart is a cutie. I don't find her as "abrasive" and unfriendly as apparently some so