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Ironistinabox

28 Hayward, CA Man

Man

I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 26–37
  • Located anywhere
  • For new friends, long-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Dec 24
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
6′ 1″ (1.85m)
Body Type
Fit
Diet
Mostly vegetarian
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Never
Religion
Agnosticism, but not too serious about it
Sign
Taurus
Education
Graduated from university
Job
Administration
Income
Less than $20,000
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Monogamous
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Speaks
English (Fluently)

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My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
For the purpose of being upfront, I'm looking to meet people who share similar interests but also have the confidence to express differences and what's uniquely part of who they are. Also, I'm looking for friendships to start while remaining open to the possibility that one may turn into a romantic relationship. If that's unclear please feel free to ask any questions.

Okay, like everyone else, I'm too complex to summarize in a couple paragraphs so be prepared for the generalizations.

Between being a more expressive individual, once I open up to someone, and putting a lot of value on honest personal conversations I'm not the normal guy by most standards. I believe in trying to walk the fine line between maintaining self-confidence and humility. My consistent life goals are to learn, laugh, and love all while trying to leave the world a better place for everyone.

With that in mind, some words and phrases I would use to describe myself, or what I try to be, include: INFJ, open-minded, inquisitive, playful, creative, loyal, avid reader, outdoorsy, socialist, non-arrogant intellectual, skeptical, organized, musical, 49ers/Warriors fan, and overall a strange and intricate variety of paradoxes.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm currently volunteering as a literacy tutor, working part-time as a development assistant for a non-profit, and working part-time as a sales associate.

With working in development, I've really enjoyed the purpose of the work, the challenges, and the people involved. Which is why I am chasing my dream of working full-time for a non-profit that supports education!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Active listening, over-thinking by most standards (wait, should I admit that?), getting through my to do lists, reading subtexts, cuddling, and getting too much enjoyment out of bad puns.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I don't know, nobody's ever told me what they notice. I'll have to get back to you on that one.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: A Visit From the Goon Squad, All About Love: New Visions, Q.E.D.: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter, Neverwhere, Yes Please, The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Bossypants, The History of Sexuality, Quite: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, The Gay Science, The Hitchhicker's Guide to the Galaxy, and Plato's Republic.

Journalism: The AV Club, The Huffington Post, The New Yorker, Salon, Jezebel, NPR, etc. I know my taste can be seen as kind of pretentious... However, I'm really just a very curious person.

Movies: Amelie, Burn After Reading, Finding Nemo, Little Miss Sunshine, The Royal Tenenbaums, Aliens, Big Fish, Arsenic and Old Lace, Blade, Army of Darkness, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Salt, The Green Mile, Rear Window, Pan's Labyrinth, Die Hard, It's a Wonderful Life, and The Fountain.

Current Shows: Parks and Recreation, Community, The Soup, The Colbert Report, Hannibal, Louie, and Chopped.

Older Favorites: Friday Night Lights, Deadwood, Six Feet Under, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, Battlestar Galactica, X-Files, Twin Peaks, Charmed, Buffy, Angel, and Home Movies.

Music: Radiohead, Florence and the Machine, Miles Davis, Sonic Youth, Snow Patrol, The Smiths, Muse, Jimi Hendrix, Kaki King, David Bowie, The Pixies, Al Green, Garbage, Tupac, Portishead, Tool, Damien Rice, A Tribe Called Quest, Thelonious Monk, Chopin, Marvin Gaye... There's SO much music that I love!

Food: Italian food is my favorite (Bruschetta, Risotto, Gnocchi, Pesto, Frittata, etc.). I also really enjoy certain types of Sushi, Thai, Mexican, Spanish, and Indian foods. And pretty much anything chocolate for dessert.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. Music
2. Coffee
3. A sense of humor
4. Animal friends
5. Learning something new
6. Curiousity
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Ch-ch-changes.

No really, I think about all of life's unexpected outcomes and what they mean for everyone involved.

The little dreams that keep me motivated (traveling to Italy, going on a road trip along the coast, kayaking, adopting a dog, etc)

How to most effectively organize and communicate information to other people for grant requests and tutoring.

Why my love for dogs continues to grow as my faith in humanity slowly diminishes.

And you know weird analogies and puns, pop culture, gender, psychology, current events, love, education, economics, religion, literature, history, physics, music, language, and ultimately life, the universe, and everything.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out with friends, going to an art walk, seeing live music, or just staying in to read or watch something I haven't seen before.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
In order to give some insight into the kind of personalities I find attractive I'll admit that my biggest "celebrity crush" is Amy Poehler.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Something sparked your interest, you have a clever/interesting sense of humor, you"re passionate about something in your life, you also prefer to be friends before being romantically involved with someone. But above all, you have a good heart (empathy/compassion for others) and love for yourself.