Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
, and I'm a pretty hardcore
. I know where I
want to be in 20-30 years, but I'm not at all obsessive about the
details. I work in international development, a career I've really
enjoyed since I moved to DC. Work has taken me to lots of places in
Africa - ask me about it sometime.
A person much wiser than me said there are basically two types of
people who date: testers and investors. Testers date multiple
people simultaneously and pick the one they like best. Investors
focus on one person at a time until it either works out or it
doesn't. I tend to be an investor and would value that quality in
Best friend says: I am discerning, particular, and loyal. That's
good enough for me.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I've been in DC for over five years now, love the city and the life
I'm building here. I've been really fortunate to have lived abroad
for a few years, and I get to travel for work.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Communication. This is very important to me and I think lack of it
is often the single biggest reason relationships can fail. I want
to be the guy you can feel comfortable being yourself around: no
judgment, no mixed messages, no ambiguity. If I'm interested in
someone, I tell him. I'm really impressed with guys who actively
try to create a space for honest and open communication in their
Board games and computer games. If you like the really nerdy ones,
especially Diplomacy, message me. I enjoy all kinds of strategy
games - great way to get to know me better.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Red Mars
trilogy, the Dune
series by Frank Herbert, Brideshead Revisited
, The Godfather trilogy,
(with Ian Richardson), The Ruling Class
Strangelove, Latter Days
Music: Bach, Vivaldi, Corelli, Elgar, Mozart, Wagner, William
Computer Games: Guild Wars 2, Civilization series, Supreme
Commander: Forged Alliance, Demigod, BattleZone, Master of Orion
Foods: Italian, Czech
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family, friends, loyalty, cuddling, ambition, and good books.
In that order.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My future, how I can help the people I care most about
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Spending it with friends or Netflix or both.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I am not more than 200 years behind the times.
You should message me if
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You think virtue, honor, integrity, and decorum are not relics of a
Or, you can help me lighten up my profile... it's way too serious!
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