I’m a little slow to get to know, but i’m pretty sure I’m worth the wait. I love having fun, and I love treating people right.
I already said it, but I love love LOVE being silly. I love cracking jokes, teasing friends, teasing people around me, and self deprecation. If you too are silly, I want to meet you. You do have to have a thick skin to be around me, but I respect limits. Sometimes I cross the line unintentionally, but if you can straight up let me know then I’ll do everything I can to make sure I never do it again. I know I have my own lines I don’t like people to cross, but I understand when it’s all meant in jest.
I love intelligence. Give me a smart conversation, PLEASE! I love arguing with people. I do my best to overcome my own arrogance and hear what someone else’s point of view is, but I’m passionate about the stuff I really get into. But I remain respectful, even if I am excited about the topic. It also never ceases to amaze me how wrong I am about a lot of stuff.
I love stories. I like telling stories, and I love listening. If you like to read out loud, you may be the girl for me. Armageddon was a ridiculous movie, full of seriously flawed... well just about everything. But you know what, the story was pretty damn fun!
I love adventures and have not been on nearly enough of them. I enjoy camping, and have not done enough of that either. I love the outdoors, and I love walking around the city. I love hiking. I love climbing. I love falling. I love adrenaline.
I’m big into keeping up with current events and world politics. I wish I knew a lot more. I think everyone should at least be able to pick out where any given G20 country is on a map. If you don’t know that you can’t drive from Korea to Canada, please don’t talk to me.
I do not enjoy going out to drink. I like good company, and I enjoy sitting at a bar chatting, but I do not enjoy hanging with people who are out to drink and only drink. I gave up alcohol myself, just because my body doesn’t like it. I’ll have a shot or a glass of SHAM-PAN-YUH to toast, and I’ll try just about anything once, but you can be pretty sure I’m not going to get drunk with you. I have no problem with everyone else getting drunk at a party. I have no trouble making out with a girl who is drunk. I have no problem getting on the dance floor at a club, surrounded by drunk people (preferably female) grabbing my ass. But if you’re into going out JUST to drink, I might prefer staying home. If you want to go out to hang and have a few drinks in the process, I‘m game.
I believe being a gentleman is important at all times, not just something to play act when the right person is watching. Holding the door open for a female or walking a female home after dark is important to me.
That said, I think men and women are equals. Really, everyone should be treated equally. I get so mad seeing a guy disrespect the woman he’s with like he owns her. People shouldn’t own people. I don’t want to own anyone, and no one is going to own me.
I think the most important quality of any person is respect. Nothing get’s me angry faster than disrespect. If a person has respect for everyone around him/her, then most of the other important qualities in a person should naturally follow.
I think I am more patient than the average bear when it comes to others making mistakes. I can deal with someone breaking something of mine real easy when it’s an accident. If there was no intent, then all is forgiven. I have plenty of my own flaws, so I do what I can to not be judgmental of everyone else. But disrespect gets me hot real fast.
THAT said, there are things that I have trouble respecting. I hate small minds. If you can’t see just a little beyond your own front door to appreciate what other people are going through, or even that other people ARE people, you’re stupid. It’s amazing to me how prevalent this problem is in the world.
I am strong in my faith, but I have no stock in religion. I believe in Jesus as the greatest example for all humanity to follow, and I also believe the universe is several billion years old. I think the Bible is a great but flawed book, written by people, not God. My faith is tested daily, and I’m trying to accept these tests as part of the human journey. It’s hard!
I come off as squeaky clean and innocent to a lot of people, but I also have a real foul mouth sometimes.
I want a girl who will keep me honest, and make me a better man. I want a girl who needs me as much as I need her. I don’t want a 50/50 relationship, I want one that’s 100/100.
In addition to not drinking alcohol anymore, I don't drink coffee or chew gum, just because I don't want to. I love Dr. Pepper, Mt. Dew, and Earl Grey tea (no lemon no sugar).
I am DIE HARD about the NY Giants.
I am silly, intense, and cuddly.