I'm looking for the "nice guy"... A huge complaint from the "nice guy" society is that, despite all of their efforts, they can never have the time of day with a girl. Well, nice guy, here is your answer! Here's a girl who has actually learned her lessons in love and realizes that the "nice guy" is the real prize (and not the pretentious douchebag with the faux-hawk and white-rimmed sunglasses). I prefer someone who still has at least a little chivalry intact and holds doors, has cell phone manners, actually shows they care about their interaction with me, etc.
That being said, I should mention that I also want someone who still has a backbone and is capable of standing up for themselves. They need to have principles and opinions--agreeing with me 100% of the time just means you're not being honest. I'd like someone with an average amount of confidence--not too much, not too little.
I want someone who can generally be considered clean-cut and responsible. Also...I know this is weird, but I hope you have or like cats. NOT a requirement, but somehow I always end up with a guy who owns cats. There's something...about cat men...
I'm a sucker for witty humor and sarcasm (well...when they're not directed at me!). I have to admit I'm a little on the reserved side at first, and for all intents and purposes, I can be considered a nerd. I like Lord of the Rings, World of Warcraft, Star Trek...you get the idea. That doesn't mean I'm a total homebody, though. I like to hike, bowl, camp, golf, shoot, and a few other things. I wouldn't say my "nerdiness" is particularly intense, in other words.
I'll...try...to condense the rest. lol
1) Looking for a long-term relationship with the potential to become something a little more special down the road. It takes me a little longer to warm up, but I consider myself an affectionate, loving girlfriend. I like to think of my boyfriend as my best friend...that can give me a few things that a girl-friend can't, of course. ;)
2) I don't do any illicit drugs, I don't smoke, and I rarely drink (around a gallon or two per year).
3) I have a working car and a job. I'm willing to travel greater distances for the right guy.
4) I have never been married, and I don't have kids.
5) I have friends, but you won't run be down by a wolf pack of my female comrades.
6)I have a number of goals in life. I would like to someday further my education, obtain a house of my own, etc. Essentially, I believe in continuously bettering oneself (or at least one's situation) .
--I'd prefer if you were about the same in my numbered points. (Semantics aside, obviously.)
--I'd like to date guys between 23-28 years old, considering that I am almost 24. I like them to be a little older, rather than younger.
--Someone who is at least somewhat articulate and intelligent is preferable. I'm not exactly a Newton and not expecting one, but you gotta give me something.
--It's preferable if you have some good and close friends, but I'm annoyed by "bromances". If you're the sort that believes that women come and go and your friends will always be there, that's probably exactly what will happen. I myself believe that mates deserve to be special and that their bond should be the deepest that they have in this world.
--I'm not picky about looks or race, although I tend to prefer white guys (I'm Hispanic). Some folks who have contacted me seem to think being white is a requirement--it's not.
--HUGE bonus points if you're actually capable of writing correctly. You know...with grammar and punctuation? Writing like, "hey guR1 whut it do i thINK u 2 cuTe" is the equivalent of arriving at your place of work with unkempt facial hair and in pajamas.
--ABSOLUTELY NO ONE-NIGHT STAND, NSA TYPE OF STUFF!!! Long-term relationship potential only. Also...what's up with the people from Texas and Colorado? No, I don't want to have a long-distance relationship.
--I'll only respond if you have a pic or are willing to give one.
(P.S.--I realize this isn't exactly a self-summary, but it was just what I had written down on another site. Copy and paste FTW.)