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34 Washington, DC Woman


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I’m looking for

  • Men
  • Ages 30–42
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Today – 10:42am
5′ 9″ (1.75m)
Body Type
Mostly anything
Atheism, and laughing about it
Leo, but it doesn’t matter
Graduated from university
Strictly monogamous
Doesn’t have kids, but might want them
Likes dogs and has cats
English (Fluently), Spanish (Poorly)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
**Please read my "you should message me if" section. Add a pinch of etiquette and a good slathering of reading comprehension and you'll have a greater chance at getting a reply.**

I'd like to think that I'm pretty fucking awesome, but I have enough self awareness to know that I'm probably just above-average awesome. I try to be a well-rounded human being. I'm loyal, dedicated, and most dogs like me ("I’m suspicious of people who don’t like dogs, but I trust a dog when it doesn’t like a person." ~ Bill Murray). My dad thinks I'm wise and that I should find myself a lumberjack. My brother gets a kick out of all the ridiculous emails I get on here (to one he said "Can't wait for him to be my brother in law!").

I want to meet a guy who isn't intimidated by intelligence, strength, passion, and (let's face it) weirdness. I would love to meet a guy who can inspire me, keep up with me, and go on adventures with me (travel, new restaurants, classes/learning to do new things, etc.).
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
In my 9-5 — herding lawyers.
In my 5-9 — Heh. Heh. Heh.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making people laugh.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Sports: diehard NY Giants fan (they never make it easy). Love playing softball, miss playing volleyball (too much compression for my back... read below), am a fish in open water.

books: Shakespeare (my collected works is full of post-it flags and penciled in notes in the margin), forensic thrillers, non-fiction on a variety of topics (especially nutrition, food science, and forensic anthropology).

tv: Dr. Who, Blacklist (Emmy Snubbed!), Hannibal (Double Emmy Snubbed!), Castle, American Horror Story.

movies: more romcom/drama/comedy than action/horror.

music: I skew towards singers/bands that have amazing lyrics and solid melodies/harmonies. See, e.g., Elbow.

foods: Bacon. Garlic. Avocado. Everything else is secondary.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. My family and friends
2. Modern medical technology (check out the photo of my artificial disc!).
3. Music (Nietzsche said "without music life is a mistake" and I happen to agree)
4. A fully-loaded kitchen (both hardware (sharp knives) and software (fresh produce and proteins))
5. Buddhism (helped me wrap my head around some of the sadness in my life -- Thich Nhat Hanh, Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield)
6. The video of this little penguin squealing with glee.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
...why everyone thinks calling each other bae is cute. It means poop in Danish apparently....

...why so many men on OkCupid have horrible photos of themselves and then say they don't have anything recent. EVERY SINGLE PERSON YOU KNOW IS CARRYING A CAMERA. Make a friend, use good lighting, get it in focus, lay off the filters....

...why all you manly mens don't like cute little kittens...
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
trying to avoid the Blerch.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Back in 2007 i was trampled during the Flogging Molly set at ShamrockFest. Because of this i am hesitant about crowds and also have some lingering back issues. Not the Tylenol and a heating pad kind but the ice, steroids, and opiates kind. I know this is kinda serious to mention on OkCupid, but it's something you should know about me. I'm a fighter and grateful for every good day.

Hopefully this doesnt get in the way of my NFL or PGA career like it has for Peyton and Tiger.
You should message me if
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Can you talk to a girl like she's a normal fucking human being that deserves to be treated with respect and courtesy? And if I politely decline your overtures, please let me do so without interrogating me as to the why or calling me a slut. I'm just not interested for one reason or another. But good luck in your search.

Deal makers (and yes, these matter to me. Sorry to all of you smoking midgets):
1. Taller than me
2. Non-Smokers
3. You have a reasonably full command of the English language (though if it's not your first language, that's cool too)
4. You have good manners and are a gentleman.
5. You know your 5 most-played songs and you think it'd amuse me to know.

To answer many your questions/waste my time that really waste my time (I'm just deleting your email after your (minimal) effort):
"Hi, how r u?" -- I'm fine. Thanks.
"Hey, whut up?" -- The sky.
"UR Beautiful" -- Thanks. My dad tells me that too, but he also tells me how talented, smart, compassionate, wise, and creative I am as well. Cause dad knows that being beautiful means zip if the rest of you is ugly.

Nb: I don't pay attention to Quickmatch. I assume you all swipe right.

You came here b/c my friend's profile pointed you my way. I won't tell all his secrets, but he's seriously a good guy. And his dog is such a goober.