Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
You: I'm attracted to wit and kindness. Looking to be with someone
who has passion for what they do (whatever that may be), who values
family/close friends, being active, and having a balanced and
healthy lifestyle. Would love to be with a person who enjoys
sharing great meals - both home-cooked and out- and someone who
shares a passion for the outdoors as well as exploring this awesome
city. Hoping to find someone who would describe himself as
open-minded and happy to share all of what life has to offer
You're thoughtful and driven and haven't yet been able to meet the
"right" person in your day to day life. You've had plenty of life
experiences and are finally at a place where you have a strong
sense of what your want and what makes you happy. You are
straight-forward, value honesty, are dependable, romantic, playful,
Me: Passionate about my work and the people in my life. I’m
positive, caring, and focused in my professional and personal life
- but have a light-hearted and very playful side too. I enjoy most
sports, love the city, but enjoy road trips and travel away
I spent summers in NH, college in MN, grad school in MA and
volunteered in Zimbabwe. I landed back in the city 10 years ago
(first Brooklyn, now the UWS). I'm an avid runner - have completed
several marathons - mostly as part of a charity running team. As
much as I love being active, I can equally enjoy a lazy Sunday
brunch in the neighborhood with a large cup of coffee and the
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Middle and Upper School Counselor (background in clinical social
work and education). Also spend time developing Ethics and Health
curricula. Love my job and am very grateful to be part of such a
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Long distance running, napping, being silly, drinking lots of
coffee and making the best coffee drinks ever!, cooking with and
for friends, philosophizing, dancing poorly but loving it, singing
almost anything that comes on the radio, surprising people.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My energy and sincerity. I like to really listen.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Yellow Raft in the Blue Water, Invisible Circus, I am
Charlotte Simmons, Unbearable Lightness of Being, Time Traveler's
Wife, The Art of Fielding, Queen's Gambit, Atonement, Middlesex,
Explorers of the Infinite ...
Movies: Good Will Hunting, Ordinary People, Lost in Translation,
Stealing Home, Crash
Music: The Samples, Pearl Jam, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, The
Police, Keane, Elliot Smith, The Weepies, Laurie McKenna, Joshua
Tend toward the healthy - if going out, love sushi, thai, fresh
fish... But love the occasional chinese and mexican too. Just no
red meat for me. Also love to cook/bake.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
GOOD strong Coffee
My friends and family
A good book
My amazing 4 year old niece
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to both expand and simplify my life.
How to attain a great balance of discipline and routine with
Health and being active.
How and where to find strong coffee.
Where the next good meal is coming from.
Middle School drama and gossip... part of the job requirements...
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out with friends at a wine bar, pub, cool new restaurant... Cooking
for/with a group of friends, disco bowling, at home with a great
book just relaxing from the week.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I know all the words to "Ice Ice Baby" - and it's my life long
dream to "Come on Down!!"
You should message me if
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You are witty, kind, passionate and loving, value family and close
friends, enjoy being active, can be serious and silly, seeking or
enjoying a healthy lifestyle, love the outdoors as well as the
city... If you like what you've read thus far.
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