Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
ESTJ. Yes, I'm a bit of a Vulcan, and I'm proud of it. Vulcans are
consistent, rational, and deeply committed to our values and the
people we care about. My family are my first priority even when
they drive me up the wall, my closest friends are still mostly the
ones I had in high or even middle school, and I'm on civil terms w/
most of my exes. If, in someone's eyes, that's not enough to
outweigh my distaste for touchy-feely emotionality, then it's
probably not in my best interest to know that person. ;)
My life story is bizarre and complicated. I came to the US as a
refugee at the age of 9. I've travelled all over the world. I've
had multiple jobs involving blunt objects being swung at my head,
daily. I've studied and even practiced BDSM as a means of behavior
modification. Now, I'm building a career in politics, although I
consider myself a nihilist and an anarchist.
On that note, I'm a huge social science nerd and LOVE to talk about
politics, religion, culture, human behavior, and sex. These topics
are not taboo, they're interesting; and help us to understand
ourselves and each other.
On the other hand - professional sports, celebrities, popular
culture, and trendy technology generally don't do a thing for
I'm not a very outdoorsy person overall, but I LOVE hiking and
camping, particularly in relatively secluded places.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
- I work full time as a community organizer (yes, we're real). I
was trained for this in Social Work school, so my specialty is
consensus building - finding common ground between people that seem
to have none, or even dislike each other.
- I Life Coach for individuals and families on the side, using
holistic intervention methods; because I really don't care for the
bureaucracy and restrictions of modern licensed
- I also write. A LOT. Most of it is political blogging and
editorials, and some of that gets paid for and published. The rest
is poetry and prose, mostly just to stay sane.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making friends out of enemies and engaging the disengaged.
Over-thinking things to the point of awkwardness, then surprising
people with how much use I can get out of that analysis.
Cooking bland but delicious Russian food.
The first things people usually notice about me
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If they initially met me online - it's the complete LACK of a
Russian accent. However, for women who find that attractive (and I
know you're out there) I can turn it on, and it sounds legit.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I faithfully read profiles before writing to anyone, which I know
is uncommon, but even I NEVER bother w/ this section. Which leads
me to assume practically no one reads it and it's just plain not
worth keeping updated. If you want to know, just ask.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
- My family, including a few friends I consider family
- An Android device w/ high-speed internet
- My Smith & Wesson Special Ops (that's a utility KNIFE, not a
- Black clothing
- An occasional silence
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The same cliches everyone mentions - world peace, resource
plentitude. etc. However, my thinking on this is about social
science and organizing models.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Times of day and days of the week are thankfully meaningless to my
profession, because I'm very nocturnal and dread the 9-5
However, I enjoy hookah bars, dives, coffee shops, a good local
show, and any social gathering more intimate than a packed downtown
I'm adept at counting cards (it's nothing like the movies), so
occasionally you might find me at a local casino.
I'm also perfectly fine staying in, but I do like to be doing
SOMETHING - even if it's cooking a nice meal and renting a movie or
playing a card or board game.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I make very elaborate yet low-budget Halloween costumes from
scratch every year, and when I wear them, I find myself secretly
wondering how well they might mask my identity for subversive
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Just go for it. I find interest and intrigue in almost anyone, and
I'm a lot less intimidating than I sometimes seem.
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