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I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 30-48
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating, casual sex

My details

Last online
Aug 13
6' 1" (1.85m)
Body Type
Working on Post grad
Has cats
English (Fluently), Russian (Somewhat)
My self-summary
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I just reviewed my profile and apparently I am less experienced in love. WTF?

**Disclaimer** if I've rated you highly, I probably think we'd be a good match, or at the very least I think you're attractive in a full person sense. I'm usually not one to email matches who I suspect won't feel the same. A little passive-aggressive? Sure. But I also know that women on this site get inundated with emails from guys, and I think it helps to keep one's expectations of online dating within some happy parameters.

I'm mature, educated and masculine and am ready to meet a dynamite woman who can keep up with my wit, tolerate my occasional stubbornness, and keep my ego in check. I'm supportive and nurturing to the things that make my partner happy and fulfilled and expect the same. I feel a lot younger than I am, but I'm a lot smarter than I was then...

Texting is fun, not serious. If becomes serious its a serious problem. Seriously.

In the short run I could be diverted into some temporary fun, but in the long run I am looking for a committed relationship. That said, I've been around the block and know that such relationships are best not rushed and there is a lot of fun and exploration first. So mostly I am looking to meet new people casually and allow good things to happen if the chemistry is right.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
grad school
enjoying everything Portland
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
writing. except for OKC emails.
cooking award-deserving poached eggs and hashbrowns.
being there for friends.
exuding patience.

I'm really bad at

The first things people usually notice about me
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My head is clean shaven - if I've shaved.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Film: Moon, Waltz with Bashir, Syriana, Donnie Darko, Swingers, Pieces of April, Blade Runner, Three Days of the Condor

Shows: Battlestar Galactica, The Wire, South Park, 30 Rock, Newsroom

Books: The Colonial Present, Ghost Wars and all sorts of academic social theory sitting on my desk that I am trying to avoid.

Music: Just a taste - Manic Street Preachers, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Radiohead, Kula Shaker, House of Love, Sunscreem, Garbage, Githead, Thievery Corporation, Snow Patrol
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
mountains and rivers
well worn jeans
my library
a good wardrobe
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
why humans are attracted to violence
Portland's eclectic values
my cat's incessant neediness
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Trick-or-treating confused neighbors
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
On the web? Nyet.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
you think intelligence is a turn-on
you aren't just trying to find the next party (even if I spend some time there)
you know yourself