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64 Yakima, WA Woman


I’m looking for

  • Men
  • Ages 45–67
  • Located anywhere
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Aug 13, 2014
5′ 3″ (1.60m)
Body Type
A little extra
Mostly other
Other, and very serious about it
Aquarius, and it’s fun to think about
Graduated from masters program
Has kids, but doesn’t want more
Likes dogs and likes cats
English (Fluently)

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My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Maybe I should just send you the link to my published thesis from graduate school entitled Birthing the Soul through Loss: The Mythopoetic Life; it might be easier than this "self-summary." LOL
After graduating from high school I married and had three children: two daughters and one son. Our son died at the age of 19 months. I have been married 3 times: 12 years, 2 years, and 9 years, to two different men (yes, I married and divorced the same man twice). After one divorce, I completed one degree, after the second divorce, a second degree, and after the third, I completed the third degree. The demands of life, for me, have seemed aplenty, though I have come to understand their worth and life has begun evening-off.
I entered college when i was 35 years of age. From the point I first entered it took me over 25 years, many starts-stops-and-start-back-up- agains, to complete three degrees: an Associate in 1989, Bachelors in 2006, and Masters in 2012. Matriculating and completing my masters degree from Pacifica Graduate Institute was a profoundly wonderful experience.
I have had a love for psychology and spirituality for all of my life. When searching for a graduate program in psychology, I discovered depth psychology at Pacifica. My sojourn there was not only of rigorous academic worth, but of psychic worth! There I found my sine qua non, the "training analysis" as Jung called it, and my life has never been the same.
And so it is that I have been married and in relationship for probably as many years as I have been single. I understand the worth of both states. The jury is out on what I am truly best suited for; however, my heart leans toward a committed, loving, reciprocal relationship. I understand the responsibilities of being single and of being married/in-relationship!
I continue to consider the pros and cons of matriculating into post-graduate school at Pacifica. Maybe a pipe-dream, not sure.
Most of my adult life I have been committed to wellness, and I still am. I used to be a long-distant runner, teach aerobic dancercize, and stretch. As the years moved forward, priorites and goals changed, and now, I am lucky to get outside or a walk once a month. I do have an impressive Schwinn bicycle that I honor on and off again. And so though I enjoy exercise, my commitment to exercise is not what it once was. I am 40 lbs. overweight, and would love to recommit my life to exercising. I do stretch, yoga, and meditate daily. A mindful way of living is very important to me.
Maybe I will cross back over....after all I was foretold (I had my fortune told when I was visiting Chennai India in 2006) that I would "live to be 116 at which time I would gladly greet death." And so there is still time to train for the marathon I never ran but aspired to, in my more physically fit days.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I am licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapy Associate and a Chemical Dependency Professional Trainee. In July of this year, I opened my own business as a Depth Psychotherapist, specializing in grief, loss, trauma, addiction, education of the heart, and process groups. I work for a local drug and alcohol treatment service inpatient facility for women (and their children) as a counselor.
In the last 10 years I have been busy completing my educational goals towards living a life of passion. As I settle into my work, devoting my life to my destiny, it is my desire to find more time to fun activities. I look forward to meeting a compatible other who enjoys similar activities, political, spiritual, and intellectual views as me. I am not looking for a clone... or someone who will agree with me; I am looking for someone I can learn from, be best friends with, and enjoy life with.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
intuitive psychotherapy,
growing my consciousness,
home decorating,
organizational management,
letting go,
gardening and landscaping,
getting along with others,
meditating, living mindfully, and
I would like to be really good at is an aspiration of mine to join a drum circle.
I lean toward the "weird" and not the "normal."
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Maybe that I appear younger than I actually am and my quiet demeanor. I'm not sure I have never asked.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
BOOKS: Anything that lends itself to Jungian thought, consciousness, psychic energy, spirituality, psychology.
MOVIES: I enjoy going to a movie by myself during quiet hours when there's not many people there; it relieves my stress. Not into horror, violence. I Enjoy Art films. I enjoy movies with depth; really that goes for anything in my life.
THEATRE: I do not attend regularly; however, would if more opportunities lent themselves to my everyday living.
MUSIC: I enjoy all genres except rap. Enya; Nora Jones; Annie Lennox; Eagles; John Lennon; James Taylor; Bette Midler; Tracy Chapman. Too many to mention them all.
TELEVISION: Though I do not watch a lot of TV, my Tivo makes it easy to record and watch later shows like Scandal; Parenthood; American Idol; Grey's Anatomy; Property Brothers; Modern Family;
FOOD: I enjoy cooking and entertaining though presently I do not do much entertaining. Some favorite dishes I enjoy making and eating: lasagna, spaghetti, potato soup, stir-fry, oriental salad, antipasto, calamari... and I love and adore popcorn....nothing better than a good movie and a bag of popcorn! I enjoy trying new restaurants, and new foods.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
BOOKS: CG Jung and anything or anyone related to him and to the subject of Depth Psychology, spirituality, personal mythology, analytical psychology, archetypal psychology, grief, loss, trauma, education of the heart, addiction...
LIQUID REFRESHMENTS: Red Wine, rich dark coffee, H2O, a healthy smoothie
LIVING MINDFULLY: (i.e., a viable relationship with my unconscious, with my Self and with other people, places and things.
ACTIVE IMAGINATION: A drawing pad, colored pencils/markers, a good dream to interpret, or a poem to write when the mood moves me
MY VOCATION...the Greek version
A GARDEN...the sunshine, the rainfall, and my hands to nurture
GOALS ... make 7
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Shoo voices, inner critic...
thinking IS important, I admit, however, sometimes TOO much thinking takes me out of the present moment, into the past and future where, if I linger voices of the past and the future haunt me to neurosis.
Oh, depth psychology and everything related to it!
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Oh man, it depends. Lately my work schedule have been a bit erratic, and so a Friday night is like any other night of the week.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have been married 3 times to 2 different and difficult people (married twice to the same man...what does that say about me?).
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Spirit as well as the physical world we live in
lifelong learning
living a balanced yet exciting life
setting goals for yourself
intellectual conversations...
or just long talks about mostly anything
taking long walks, hiking or even bicycling together...
or enjoy being outside
and strive towards continual enlightenment/self-actualization
exploring a sexual relationship...
mindfulness or mindful living ...
quiet-time as much as togetherness
going to the movies, theatre, poetry readings, lectures, the beach, lake or any body of water
reading alongside a friend
traveling and exploring the world you live in
living what you believe to be your destiny has called you to...whatever that is
even if you live far away, PLEASE DROP ME A LINE