I’m a very spiritual person, but I’m not dogmatic or into organized religion. I consider myself Gnostic Christian. I believe that life is a spiritual journey, and nobody is ever going to have all the answers, so the best thing to do is to keep asking questions. When it comes to spirituality, I’m about as non-prejudiced as you can get, so I don’t care what your belief system is as long as you don’t condemn me for mine.
Music is a passion for me. I’m a die-hard Oingo Boingo fan, but I listen to all kinds of music as well. Regardless of genre, I like songs that tell stories and artists who let their personality show in their music. I also like to sing karaoke, where I’m known for my ability to entertain the crowd and get them laughing, and I do a little bit of songwriting myself. I can express things through music that I can’t express otherwise.
I’m also an artist and botany geek. I make natural tie-dyes with plant dyes and teach people about plants and their uses. I’m kind of a homesteader and prepper, and pretty much live like a hermit in a cabin in my little mountain holler on the edge of the National Forest. I entertain and cook for guests from time to time, but most of the time, it’s just me and my cat. I like it like that, just me and my cat, my plants, and my music, in a cabin in the wilderness.
That being said, I’m not looking for any kind of commitment. I’m looking more for friends, and if it leads to friends with benefits that's great, but if not, that's okay too. I may not be looking for a committed, monogamous relationship, but one thing you can count on is that I’ll be completely honest with everyone involved about what I do, and I expect the same honesty in return. Also, I have standards, I don’t screw everything that moves, and I’m not looking for one-night stands, short flings, or to "hook up," but genuine, lasting friendships. I won’t rule out the possibility of marriage in the future, but for now, I just need someone to talk to and a little bit of human touch.
I like people that I can have open and honest conversations with about things like obscure music, philosophy, spirituality, mythology, science, politics, and other controversial subjects without any judgment or condemnation. Friends I can go exploring in the mountains with would be a big plus as well. I like the nonconformists, visionaries, free spirits and intellectual rebels. I like the risk-takers and adventurers, the survivors and outdoorsmen, the artists and the entrepreneurs, the bad boys who are dangerous in a good way. I like men who have plenty of life experience and plenty of stories to tell, who I can learn from and who can learn from me.
Yes, physical attractiveness does matter if we’re going to be more than just platonic friends. There really aren’t any hard and fast rules when it comes to what I consider physically attractive, but I do have a thing for men with long hair. Pheromones are just as important as appearance, if not more so, in determining physical attractiveness, and that’s just one of those things that either appeals to me or doesn’t, and there’s not much you can do about it. Don’t be surprised if I otherwise like you but am not physically attracted to you. In that case, I’ll still be glad to be platonic friends. Also, if I message you and you're not into the whole friends with benefits thing, that's fine. I'll gladly be platonic friends.