Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
If you know the story of the Queen of Sheba and Solomon, then you
already know a bit about me. I am curious and I have an unsatiable
desire to learn. I have a high risk appetite and I go after what I
want. I enjoy being around and learning from intelligent, funny,
articulate, interesting individuals. I have a tendency to think a
lot and be "high strung" (unconsciously). A man with a more relaxed
demeanor and equal or higher level of efficiency would balance me
I enjoy laughing, silence, meaningful convo, learning new things,
living outside of the U.S., and genuine relationships.
I have joined this site with the intent to increase my chances of
connecting with my life partner; however, I do not intend to reach
that level without a firm foundation of genuine friendship. So,
This profile is a mix of what I expect in both, a friend and a
mate. Immediately, I aim to share and grow with other humans who
focus on our shared destiny more than superficial
Fyi: I hesitate to respond to profiles that are sans a photo and
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Practicing balancing my professional and social life.
Working on improving myself (not that i am broken, now. I believe
that we are full of infinite potential, so always capable of being
and doing better).
Sharpening my emotional intelligence.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
listening; learning languages; adapting to foreign environments;
socializing with people with different interests/experiences;
dancing; making others feel well; encouraging others; living the
good life; dressing well; engaging with children and getting on the
good side of "mean" people.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My poise, focus, eyes, lips, and toasted skin.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Anything by Paolo Coelho, many short stories by Dorothy
Movies: American Beauty, Color Purple, any movie by Wong Kar Wei,
many movies by Fernando Mireilles, ...
Shows: Cosby Show, Xica da Silva, Mr. Rogers, Sesame St., Dora the
Explorer (in any language), The WonderPets, Mano a Mano,
Music: A little of everything, but lots of Celia Cruz, Hector
Lavoe, and Cesaria Evora
Food: Anything from Latin America, especially the Dominican
Republic, Venezuela, and Mexico; flan; arroz con leche; horchata;
sorrel; any food from Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica; Senegalese
and some Ghanaian food; Thai and Vietnamese dishes; Brazilian
salgados e picanha; molokheya; Yemini rice and bread and chicken;
all sea food (not crazy about Lobster, though), vegetables and
fruits; shepard's pie
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Intellectually challenging games/convo
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What is for dinner
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
more relaxed than on Monday
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I am skilled at procrastinating.
Most descriptions of Aries capture my personality traits spot on.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You speak or are learning one of the following languages: Spanish,
Portuguese, Arabic (other languages acceptable, of course)
You believe in and practice chivalry regardless of the character of
the woman before you
You are a man of admirable character and are discriminatory about
the people with whom you share your precious body and
discriminatory about the elements that you put into your
You are a first or second generation American or you live in a
country outside of the US.
You believe in and have an intentional relationship with a higher
power. You have and exercise good financial prudence.
You are reflective and work on improving/sharpening yourself.
You are mature, secure, gentle yet a bit "Type A", heterosexual
And you are generous, emotionally available, passionate,
affectionate, open-minded, extremely intelligent, a "beast" in your
profession (you are exceptionally good or in the process of
becoming exceptional), adaptable, wise, innovative/creative,
passionate (about something), optimistic, physically healthy,
ambitious, successful (however you define that), love "spoiling"
your significant other, well traveled or in the process of becoming
well traveled (beyond tourism), and you are single yet married to
Who are you looking for?
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