Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I can do eighteen chin-ups in one go. Now, I know what you are
thinking: naturally you're wondering if I'm talking about the ones
where your fingers are facing towards you--but no, these are the
harder ones where you're fingers are pointing away. Okay, that
said, I have much more to talk about because I do realize that the
ability to do chin-ups probably constitutes no more than about a
half of what most women are looking for in a partner.
Have you seen the movie Before Sunset? The last scene blows me away
every time. I'm passionate about movies-- a great one will stick
with me, and I'll find myself thinking about a certain moment or
line even years later. I also get very into music. I've always
loved the new wave stuff I got into since high school (Depeche
Mode, The Cure), but recently have had a blast getting into new (to
me) bands like Lacuna Coil and Within Temptation. Amy Lee belting
out Evanescence's heart-wrenching "Lost in Paradise" is about as
powerful a song as I've heard. Louis CK is my favorite
My personality is upbeat, and I love inside jokes and meeting new
people. I can find interesting things to talk about with just about
anyone and am an excellent listener. Funny contrast, though, in
that my taste in films, comedy, and music runs a little to the
I'd love to meet someone who has things she's passionate about and
also knows how to relax and enjoy the moment. Someone with a sense
of curiosity and wonder about the world, who enjoys being
physically active, and has a playful side to her personality.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Teaching today's college students about life's big questions that
they can talk about with their friends into the late hours of the
night for four years until they realize that they have no
marketable skills. (I'm a prof at a liberal arts college.)
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
parallel parking; scoping out which line will go fastest at the
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Novel: Unbearable Lightness of Being
Nonfiction: Deep Survival (love stories about how people react to
Music: Lacuna Coil, Evanescence
Food: grilled salmon.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
exercising every day
listening to podcasts
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
things I think most people probably don't think about
You should message me if
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