Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
This whole online dating thing feels a bit unnatural, but
well-meaning friends tell me that since I'm not 20-something
anymore and hanging out in bars or clubs, "it" ain't gonna happen
unless I put myself out there for "it" to happen.
Sooo, here goes. I'm independent, confident, compassionate, a
joyful skeptic who still believes . . . I’m very fortunate to have
a close-knit community of friends and colleagues, plus a career
that’s challenging yet fun. I don't take any of this for granted! I
love a good adventure, and I don’t have to go far from my backyard
(the Bay Area) to find it, but I will if you’re game.
I’ve traveled to many parts of Europe and Asia and spent much of my
childhood in Japan. Living abroad has shaped me in many ways; I’m
very adaptable and throw myself into new experiences.
What am I afraid of? Ok, no laughing, but chickens scare the s---
out of me. But I have no fear of handling snakes, spiders and other
What can’t I live without? Intimacy, laughter . . . and a great
I’m looking for someone who can cut through all the crap and enjoy
life – especially the little things. My ideal man is caring,
emotionally mature, has a great sense of humor and takes
responsibility for his own happiness first. He’s someone who can
cope and make the best of the day-to-day mundane. That person is
spontaneous, and is not afraid to risk following his heart and
instincts, to express in words instead of a wink.
Do you embrace new cultures, ideas, and activities? Do you like to
travel? Do you enjoy light-hearted bantering, soulful
conversations, and spicy food? Do you want someone who laughs
easily and thrives on experiencing the joys of life? Then let's see
if there's a spark.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Trying to live with passion and dignity. Pushing myself out of my
comfort zone, seeking new challenges and adventures personally and
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Appreciating the everyday. Many moments that people take for
granted, I don't.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My youthful look. Yes, all my photos are current and not
Photoshopped. That's why I do selfies. They're more honest and
real. Second thing people notice, my multi-ethnicity. People
usually ask "where are you from?"
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Currently reading "Outliers"and "Understand Rap: Explanations of
Confusing Rap Lyrics You & Your Grandma Can Understand." Next
on my reading list is my teen daughter's recommendation, "Enrique's
Journey." One of the funniest movies I’ve ever seen: “Confetti: A
Wedding Contest Mockumentary." Guilty pleasures: chocolate, steak
with fries, "House Hunters International." I love most genres of
music, hiphop, Latin, rock, classical. Lately been listening to
Brazilian radio on Pandora.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My Japanese tub
My awesome bed
Shoes and bags
A great kiss
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What I have to get done today and fantasizing/planning my next
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Chilling at home, or hanging out with friends. Decompressing from
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Hmmm, I'm not willing to admit anything that private to a site full
of strangers. But I do open up with people close to me.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You have a passport and have used it.
You have a passion(s) and are not just coasting through life.
You have a good heart, like to laugh, and are looking for
friendship first and the possibility of a lasting romance. I have a
preference for tall men (at least 5'11").
Who are you looking for?
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