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amadmonk

44 Seattle, WA Man

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I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 25–45
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating, casual sex

My details

Last online
Today – 6:55am
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
6′ 1″ (1.85m)
Body type
Fit
Diet
Strictly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Not at all
Drugs
Sometimes
Religion
Atheism, but not too serious about it
Sign
Gemini, and it’s fun to think about
Education
Dropped out of university
Job
Technology
Income
$100,000–$150,000
Status
Single
Type
Mostly non-monogamous
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids, but might want them
Pets
Has dogs and likes cats
Speaks
English (Fluently), Italian (Poorly), German (Poorly)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Turn, turn, turn. I keep rewriting this.

Here's the thing. The easiest "bucket" I fall into is "casual sex," but that doesn't really capture what I want. Honestly, I would like a long-term, very loving, non-monogamous relationship with someone who understands that I'm sort of a strange, hyper-intelligent, radically self-sufficient, and slightly antisocial individual. Despite all that, I'm incredibly loving (and, dare I say, loveable), but I get that I'm a tough nut to crack.

I'm going to be living on the road, soon; I have this opportunity, since I'm a computer programmer and I can do my job anywhere. This means that our relationship will of necessity be sporadic.

Since I'm non-monogamous, I'm not looking for someone to "complete me" (in fact, this concept vaguely repulses me; I'm complete already and I hope you are, too...). There may be people I know with whom I have a mostly intellectual connection, some just fit too perfectly for snuggling, and some may just be incredible in bed. Some may be several of these. It's all good; you don't have to be "everything" to me, and I don't expect I'll be "everything" to you. That's okay -- I know my strengths (hideously intelligent, uproariously funny, amazing in bed, surprisingly kind) and my weaknesses (kind of a flake, a perpetual wanderer, never sure "what I want to be when I grow up," not monogamous at all). I'm not desperate for a partner(s), but I don't say "no" when I meet one I connect with...

Hmm. Don't feel like more soul-searching right now. I'll write more when I think of it/feel like it.

Aside: I seem to spend a lot of time cutting and welding steel, lately. If you message me and I don't respond, I'm probably down in my "shop" watching little trickles of molten metal flow and reshape themselves... It's hypnotizing, really.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Starting a Tibetan scream-singing group.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
"I don't want to sell anything, buy anything, or process anything as a career. I don't want to sell anything bought or processed, or buy anything sold or processed, or process anything sold, bought, or processed, or repair anything sold, bought, or processed. You know, as a career, I don't want to do that."

I find that I'm good at almost anything I try, except dancing. That still needs work.

Oh, and to quote the Big Lebowski, apparently I'm not "into that whole brevity thing."
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Sometimes people notice the large African parrot I keep on my left shoulder. It's a sort of talking, pooping fashion statement. Oh, I should mention, he's invisible. But very noticeable. I'm sure people notice him; they're always staring...

I have lovely warm brown eyes and a beautiful smile -- or so I'm told. I'm very solidly built, with broad shoulders and a thick chest. My usual expression is a wry half-smile. You decide.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I'm picky about food, but trying to change that. With my previous weight loss surgery (a smashing success, mind you), my food choices can be limited, so with a picky palate, that can be constricting. But I am expanding my horizons at a rapid pace. If the only thing we have in common is a desire to expand our palates (or even just my palate), that works, too!

I like most music, and especially live music. I LOVE EDM -- I produce it. I used to say that I liked every kind of music except country and hip-hop. Well... I can't say that anymore. I went through both Tin Pan Alley and yodeling phases. I am eclectic. And sometimes electric.

Movies and books -- I like things that challenge me, but I tend to gravitate towards fluff a lot of the time. I love to think, but that shit's exhausting!
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1) tech (I'm a tech geek, what can I say?)
2) music
3) love, sex, and friendship (that all counts as one, right?)
4) laughter
5) music
6) lifelong learning
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I think about strange things. I think about politics and science and sociology and color theory and music theory and sex and linguistics and the origins of religious mythology. I think about how insects move, how microecosystems evolve, and how to solve the embodiment problem in artificial intelligence. I think about the problems with our broken political system, why people never change their minds, and how to best surf the currents of popular culture. I think about strange things.

Of course, sometimes I'm just captivated by a passing cloud or the play of light and color on a building. I'm weird that way...

And, of course, I'm a guy, so... sex. A lot.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Typical... snort
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I had weight loss surgery. I've never been in a fist fight. I've been arrested. I once talked a woman into an orgasm. I licked a car once when I was in my 20's; it tasted like dirty. And metal. I think rainbows are pretty, but I don't like ponies.

Not much about me is private, to be honest.

But okay, okay, I lied. I like ponies.
You should message me if
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... you're okay with a non-monogamous relationship. I don't care if you are monogamous, but I'm not. Call me poly, call it an "open relationship" or "friends with benefits"... call it whatever you need to call it, but I'm not monogamous. That doesn't mean I don't get attached and fall in love and dream of a life together, but it's never been a dream of just one person. If that's a deal-breaker, we probably won't work.

I don't do drugs or drink *at all* (I tend to break out in handcuffs when I drink, and I've never found anything else that I much like), so if you can only interact fully while intoxicated, it might not be a good match. I really don't care if you partake, I don't even care if you partake around ME, but if your only idea of a good time is "getting wasted" or you can't be around me sober, it's not a good fit.

Physical attraction matters. I'm sorry to have to say that, but there's apparently a meme that physical attraction shouldn't matter, that we're just floating brains and all that matters is that we read the same books and play the same games. Don't get me wrong, that matters -- a lot -- but if the lust ain't there, we're not going to be anything more than pals. Which is fine, and all, but just... set expectations accordingly ;)

Honestly, I'm fairly happy with my life right now. I wouldn't mind what's euphemistically called a friend with benefits; not that I couldn't handle something "more," but I just don't want the drama. I'd like someone who's sympatico to chat with, snuggle with by the fire, and do fun sexytimes with.