Why am I still active here? The Matches are an interesting mirror. What does the profile on a high-percentage match lady say about me? Assuming OK Cupid "Gets" me. I'm still in a mode of self-discovery, and this is at least helpful, if examined with a clear eye.
I did it. 39,583 miles around the US in a Chevy van, and have returned to Maine. The trip of a lifetime, and every day was magical.
Trusted advisers tell me I'm courageous, with a tender heart. Even my son agrees. They also speak of great emotional depth, which, I think, cuts both ways. They also think I'm pretty smart, with an active imagination and a huge capacity for love.
Advisers also tell me I'm incredibly kind, but need to work on applying some of that kindness to myself. That takes practice, I am finding. We'll see how it goes. They also tell me I'm a quick study. Good thing, because I keenly understand my impatience with myself!
Oh, and in the interest of full disclosure, I am an ordained minister (did it myself, free, on the internet), with my own church:
If you don't at least smile within 30 seconds, we won't get along.