Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a researcher who works in a bunch of different projects focused
primarily on substance use and sexual behavior of gay/bi men and
people with HIV. In my own research, I'm particularly interested in
the impact that HIV has on guy's daily lives, particularly how
stressful it is for them and how that influences their behavior.
Also very interested in PrEP and working on a few studies related
to that. I'm a workaholic during the week and then compartmentalize
it all away on the weekend.
I'm a mix of two different people trapped in the same body -
depending on my mood and circumstances, I either prefer sitting
around doing nothing by myself or going out and being crazy with
friends... Have a great family and friends who I like to spend time
with but also have a solitary side. Love both good food and trashy
food (e.g., going to the Olive Garden), educational television and
sitcoms (though I rarely get into reality tv), and like using my
brain a lot at times and not at all at others. Also, sometimes
looking for Mr. Right and sometimes nothing at all... Maybe you can
help me pick a side.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a research scientist at an HIV research center - I oversee all
of our data management and analyses and am actively involved in
grant writing and publication. I also teach biostatistics to
master's students getting their degrees in public health.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I feel like it's different for everybody. My loud voice (as long as
I'm not in one of those situations that makes me shy). My smile?
The bright colors I'm wearing (or lack thereof depending on the
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I like to binge watch tv on Netflix - some recent series gave been
Friends, Brothers and Sisters, Revenge, Lost, Scandal, The West
Wing, The Comeback... Typically also keep up with American Horror
Story, Drag Race, True Blood, Game of Thrones, etc., though have
been less good at this lately.
I like a lot of different types of music and it usually depends on
my mood - I tend to let Spotify create radio stations for me.
In terms of food, my tastes vary. I love salad - condiments are my
favorite part of food (especially vinegar), and salad is a great
medium for condiments. I'm not a vegetarian, but I don't eat beef,
pork, or other mammals - I eat seafood and poultry.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My family and friends
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Happy hour, karaoke, friends' apartments playing games and
drinking, or sometimes just at home with Netflix...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I usually find first dates to be awkward. Care to give me a new
You should message me if
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You feel like it - I'm not looking for anything specific... I'm
pretty open to whatever comes along.
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