Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
In the spirit of trying to make my profile less generic and more
meaningful...I am really looking to actually meet MEN in person
within a reasonable amount of time. Does anyone really want to
I am open to starting with a friendship, but isn't the reality that
we all only want to be friends with people that that we are
attracted to and think could have dating potential?
As you will read in the rest of my profile, I have a sarcastic
sense of humor.
I have two daughters--both teenagers-- and I have a close
relationship with both of them. I am sincerely grateful for that. I
am also close to my extended family and have a tight circle of
excellent friends, although very few live in Chicago. Have a ton of
rockin' good friends from college, go Ripon!
I would describe myself as a food snob and a wine slut. I really
enjoy dining out and love all kinds of cuisines. On my hit list of
restaurants to try right now is Girl and the Goat and Grace. I
enjoy many kinds of wine. What's your favorite?
I enjoy concerts, theater, outdoor festivals and exploring the
city. Bluesfest is one of my favorite weekends of the summer. In
terms of concerts, I have recently seen Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, Black
Eyed Peas, Michael Buble and Britney Spears (worst concert I have
ever seen.) Favorite concerts of all time...Stevie Ray Vaughan,
David Bowie, and Van Halen (before Sammy Hagar.) I grew up in a
suburb of Detroit, so we definitely were into music. It's that or
crack in Detroit...
I am also a Cubs fan. Don't judge.
I have been divorced three years, but only recently found time to
date. I miss going out to dinner, and just having fun with someone.
I'm not looking for a hook up, but not looking to get married
either. But I am looking for a genuine connection. And I have to
say...I miss intimacy. Best way to describe it...looking to have
fun with one person - with our clothes on AND off.
Let's be honest and say what each of us really wants. Isn't that
the best start?
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Living it to the fullest! I don't want to waste another day on
regrets...it's all about today.
I enjoy my career, I'm a strategic marketing exec for a consulting
firm. I work about 50 hours a week, but work from home most of the
time, so I have a lot of flexibility. My career goals are always to
learn new skills and add value to the organization. If I can't do
those two things, I will be bored and unfulfilled.
I work out 5-6 days a week, it's great stress relief in addition to
all the other benefits of physical fitness. I enjoy being outside,
hiking at Starved Rock or anything near water (especially the
I love cooking and entertaining. I shop at farmers markets and love
to eat healthy. But it must taste good or it's not worth it.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Listening. Making people laugh. Cooking for friends. Having fun.
Drinking wine. Being a mom. Being a friend. Being healthy and
The first things people usually notice about me
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I've been told I have very blue eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Not a big movie fan (at least not in theaters.) Love all kinds of
music except country. Enjoy many different cuisines...Thai, Indian,
Italian to name a few.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
- My spirituality and faith
- Access to really good food and wine
- Watching my children learn and grow
- Exercise and healthy living
- Live music and theater
- My puppy dogs
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what it would be like to find someone who could be my best friend
and a true partner. Someone who could accept a strong woman and not
feel intimidated. A yin to my yang. Or maybe it's a yang to my yin,
you get the idea.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
First, arranging transportation for my daughters' extensive social
calendars. After that, not much of anything...hoping to change that
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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is that I'm not willing to admit anything private.
You should message me if
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you are emotionally stable (and available), financially secure,
fun, tall and confident with lots of different interests.
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