Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I moved back to portland in March 2014 after a 7 year stay in the
Bay Area and San Diego. I'm not originally from here however
finished my undergrad at Lewis & Clark. My parents and one of
my brothers live here now. I moved back as I missed family as well
as all the NW has to offer. I enjoy exercising, quiet time, and
being in nature as well as spending time with family and friends.
My party days are nearing an end however I still enjoy going out
for drinks with good company. We all have to live a little right
I feel fortunate to have lived abroad in England and Thailand (my
formative years :) 12-18), while moving several times domestically
and traveling the world. Being cognizant of how others live was a
huge influence in molding me into who I am today. Right now I enjoy
calling Portland home. I come from a very loving family with whom I
have and always will be close to. I am seeking a committed
relationship and hope to be able to share all of who I am with the
Who I am looking for:
-You are driven and passionate about life
-You know who you are and are comfortable with yourself
-You can be serious when need be but know how to relax
-Your self-expression does not involve whining and complaining
(life is too short!)
-You also are close with your family
-You are educated and stable in your career (I don't need to be
taken care of financially but do expect you to be able to take care
-You exercise (running, hiking etc)! This is a big part of my life.
I'm currently training for a marathon and would love a partner to
-You have travelled and want to travel more!
-You are resilient!
-You enjoy the simple things in life
-You are open to a committed relationship
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I quit my job in San Diego in Feb 2014 to move back to Portland. I
am a licensed marriage and family therapist at an Eating Disorder
Treatment Center for teens.
I used to work as therapist treating severely emotionally disturbed
teens at a residential treatment facility in San Diego. While the
work was incredibly rewarding and challenging it was time for a
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Listening and giving to others.
Being on time ;-)
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My eyes, smile, and energy!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Self help, romance, history
Movies: Documentaries, comedies, movies that depict real life and
not merely "Hollywood" happy endings to satisfy the crowd.
Music: Eclectic- jazz, classical, electronic, folk, classic
rock.......and so on....
Food: As pure and healthy as I can get even if it's a burger and
fries on occasion :). Palate is culturally diverse.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1 - Open communication
2 - Family
4- Summer home in the Adirondacks
5 - Nature - being outdoors
6 - Exercise
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Concentrating on the moment.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I'm relaxing!!! Why push myself more after a long week. I love
getting cozy on my couch with a good beer or glass of wine, great
meal, and hopefully an entertaining movie =)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Will let ya know later......;)
You should message me if
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You liked what I had to say :) Plus you have more to say than hi,
what's up, etc! I'm also not your babe, honey, sweetie when you
don't even know me!
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