Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
When I first moved to the Minneapolis area, it wasn't clear how
long the stay would be, so dating was kind of put on the back
burner. A few years ago it became official that Minneapolis would
be my home, and since then, I've been gradually getting back into
the dating field. My experiences have demonstrated that frank
communication seems to win me over. I don't mind if you're
polite--just make sure what comes out of your mouth is your truth
and not what you think I want to hear. I value honesty in
communication--I think it's the foundation of trust and integrity
to any relationship. Know yourself and the rest is cake...
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a professional working in downtown Minneapolis as a
psychologist. It's not as strange as you might think--in some ways
it's much stranger. Nevertheless, I feel truly privileged to have
found my passion in the work domain.
In my free time, I tend to opt for activities that are a bit more
light-hearted, such as movies
, and video games
. I have a gaming group
that I hang out with weekly to be able to explore my geek/nerd
tendencies. I play piano
(studied it in college somewhat) and
have been increasing my involvement with exercise (yoga, tai chi,
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Sensing another's needs and speaking my mind. I'm also quite
willing to be wrong, despite the fervor with which I can argue my
position at times.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I have shy tendencies, which tend to be relevant only initially
upon meeting someone. Some might chalk it up to being aloof, but my
intentions are generally to be kind.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Movies: I tend to enjoy a broad range of movies, but quirky tends
to stick with me. Clue is a perennial favorite--Amilee has a
special place in my heart. Hedwig and the Angry Inch. Anything Joss
Whedon does is pretty much an automatic "in," (long-time Buffy fan,
loved Avengers, was upset when he dropped the Wonder Woman movie
TV: The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, Project Runway,
Food: I tend to have a knack for breads as I don't really have to
watch my weight (carbs ahoy!).
Reading: Going through grad school soured my willingness to read
for pleasure. Anything that gives a greater sense of spirituality
and wonder for life, though, breaks through the resistance ("The
Four Agreements," "The Mastery of Love," "Winning through
Enlightenment," and stuff by Ken Wilber, Carolin Myss).
Music: I'm weird. Most of the music I listen to is the stuff I
play, which is either classical piano (Beethoven, Brahms,
Rachmaninoff) or something that I make up, which I like to call
"music doodles." Otherwise, I can appreciate good, strong vocals
from folks like Sia, Chirstina Aguilera, Annie Lennox, and Lady
Gaga or just some good classic Tori Amos.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Love, Hope, Kindness, Integrity, Safety, and Honesty (capitalizing
the words seemed fitting)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
just about anything--I'm pretty cerebral. I also really like the
notion of taking thoughts less literally, which I've found to be an
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Having fun with friends, either staying in or gathering for happy
hour. I'm also prone to having a quiet evening at home.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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In contrast to my professional life, which is all about keeping
information confidential, I don't carry personal secrets in my
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