I am... A divorced, suburban mom. A reader and thinker with a dark side. Well educated and well read. Politically liberal, personally traditional. INFJ. A dog lover. Somewhat of a homebody. Devoted first to my kids. Amicable with the ex and share custody. Not a big drinker or party person. Affectionate, physical, a communicator. A beach girl. A words person. A believer that helping others is the essence of life. Interested in psychology and what makes people tick. Not materialistic. I work out regularly and enjoy it, but it's not my life.
You are...A father who is active in his children's lives. Well educated. Relatively fit but not obsessive about working out. Reflective and not arrogant. Witty. Not under 30 and looking for Mrs. Robinson. Not over 50 and looking only for younger women. Concerned about something other than your pecs. Not easily intimidated by a woman who speaks her mind. Passionate about doing something that in some way brings good to others. Understanding of the juggling act that is parenting/working/dating (on a limited budget). A grown-up who does not play games. Ultimately looking for a long term relationship but patient with this process.
In my view, the most important factor in making a relationship successful is shared laughter.