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I’m looking for

  • Men
  • Ages 20-40
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating

My details

Last online
Mar 2
Relationship Type
Strictly monogamous
5' 9" (1.75m)
Body Type
Dropped out of University
Doesn’t want kids
English (Fluently), French (Somewhat)
My self-summary
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I don't think you've met a kid like me, but here goes...

I thought I wanted a boyfriend after 18 months of being single. I met an amazzzzzing guy who had never dated, and we were so new it started to hurt. I am experienced and don't want a guy who is new or has newness. I'm not sure at this point if I'm ready to date or not. Maybe the right person will sway me.

I am a huge fan of music- mostly dance and progressive trance but my favorite band is The Killers. Avicii is a recent favorite. If you like progressive trance we will get along famously.

I am not a very creative person, and it might be a fatal flaw, but I am definitely outgoing, intense, affectionate, capricious and spontaneous!

I am a political person, I studied politics in college. I am a blue blooded democrat but I don't push my ideas on anyone. Some people might categorize me as a socialist. I am tolerant of all different types of people. When I was younger I wanted to be judge.

I am vain enough to admit that looks matter, though they only go so far. You probably won't like this, but it means that being in physical shape- at least decent shape- is a direct reflection on your values. Taking care of your body is one of my values.

Typically younger guys are cute but we don't have a lot in common. I like a guy around my age, maybe a few years older but not into guys beyond ten years my senior.

I write poetry and read; a hopeless loyal to authors both classic and dead. I have a strong love for existentialism and philosophy in general despite the fact that I disagree with the philosophy of existentialism itself. Anything in art or literature thought provoking is of great interest. I also love architecture; specifically skyscrapers. Very knowledgable about urban issues/policy and I always enjoy discussion.

I am a very affectionate person, ruled by my emotions to a fatal flaw. I am a Gemini sun and moon, if that matters to you, and true to my sign.

I love experiencing new things. I'll try anything twice and I like meeting new people even if I can't remember them a few days later. I am a socialite when it is convenient but I am also a nester. I am a top notch cuddling pro and think with my heart.

A boyfriend might be nice, but I haven't had much luck with them. In fact I don't think they might exist on my level, as I love a twin. I have vain tendencies at times.

I tend to gravitate toward people on the responsible and grounded side even if I am not the most stable person out there.
I have a good combination of book and street smarts.

I have so, so many acquaintances but also many some deep and rooted friendships. I believe in spending a lot of time together but also value some time apart and in our own lives. But, yo, not too much! Love time with my guy.

I am not, not, NOT about a hook-up. Chemistry is huge and if there is any I will know quickly. A bad kisser can ruin things. Monogamy is important to me.

I am spontaneous, free-spirited, and I am told I am addictive and the "fun" friend. I have even been likened to the Bad Idea Bears.

I like to include people in my ranks of friends and welcome new experiences and opportunities. I have soooo many great people around me.
What I’m doing with my life
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I was born and raised in Portland but I have lived in Montana, San Francisco, Denver and Seattle. I am a bartender by trade and also hold a license as a nail technician.

I am high profile and easily recognized. I used to bartend in my current city at some of the gay bars so I am well known. I do not discrimate my friends or acquaintances on the base of their age, wealth or appearance.

Say hi! At least you can make a new and fun friend.
I’m really good at
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I am also very focused toward anything that teaches me something. I am very passionate about both American and World history and the political system. I am a news junkie and it is the first and last thing I do every day. I have a strong love for Justices Kennedy, Breyer, John-Paul Stevens and Ruth Bader-Ginsburg.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Movies The Stepford Wives, Crash, The Hours, Rosario Tijeras, Personal Velocity, Romie and Michele's High School Reunion, The Point of No Return, Carrie, The Devil Wears Prada.... or anything with a good bitch for a main character. I love bitches.

Television CNN, Court TV, Food Network, Nancy Grace, Lockup, To Catch a Predator.. Cold Case Files.. City Confidential..but my favorite show is American Justice or The People's Court. I'm also a sucker for American Idol. Don't judge!

Books Camus, Capote, Christie, Kundera, Roald Dahl, Nabokov, Steinbeck, Stephen King. Lately I've been on a Stephen King trip. I also like books on architecture.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1) my lesbian besties
2) a couple gay boys who understand and appreciate me
3) politics, though I keep this quiet
4) alcohol. Sorry but I like a drink!
5) cuddles. Much more important than sex
6) love, fleeting and evasive
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Ready for your call in advance
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