Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am adventurous, intelligent, and enthralling.
I am a flâneur
at heart. I sometimes like
to wander, because I am firm in the belief that we are always where
we need to be. However, I do always like to come home.
where I feel most comfortable, but just when I find a nice
need the countryside
, or the sea
. I don't believe that just one
landscape can nourish the whole of a person.
My personal goal is to reintroduce dashing
to the public consciousness,
because so few men are dashing nowadays, we don't even understand
what it means anymore.
If you're into MBTI
or "yuppie astrology
," I'm an ENFP
Though I occasionally contact a compelling match, I'm not really
looking for anyone at the time.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Mostly, I am doing what I love. Since I was a little boy, I knew
that I would do something with words and language. I'm a publishing
, working on my
are the most important
things in my life.
In the mornings, you'll find me reading obscure theory for my
dissertation, in the afternoons answering emails from my
undergraduates and in the evening dining out, or drinks in
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Being prepared, though I was never a boy scout. Appreciating when
life doesn't go as planned and enjoying it.
I appreciate a good adventure and I prefer to be prepared for the
experiences that others hadn't considered.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
The smell of cocoa butter and Old
. Know that song, "Black Velvet
"? Little boy smile
. Never in a rush. And,
I'm told, bedroom
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
high, but certainly some low have shaped my life and does not
separate just so easily. For example: You might watch an Italian film
and learn the title a French
novel where you read
about an Argentine vintage. You drink it and you find out that
there's a piece of music written by a German
composer inspired by the terroir
of the same appellation. That song inspires you to write some of
your best poems
Clear boundaries and dividing things up doesn't hold great appeal
You watch wrestling with your father, because it makes him happy.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
. Her name is Lindsey Mac.
My old beat up writing clipboard.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What life might be like if I had become a scientist.
I really like the music of Regina Spektor
. She's my
. As a friend who
viewed my profile pointed out, I want to take the opportunity to
say that I am not over-enamoured with celebrity - quite the
opposite, in fact.
À propos OkCupid: I spend too much time thinking about why so few
people here fill out their profile. How am I supposed to respond to
you? Do we even need language, then? Meeting would be like a very
Act I, Scene i
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I am usually trying to find my way in this maze of a city getting lost
discovering someone and something interesting.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
is that I'm actually a very private person. :)
Okay, here's one: I have food allergies
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Now, I'll be a little picky:
- You're kind. Most people believe that they are kind. I am
uninterested in those.
- We have am 85+% match and a less than 15% enemy percentage.
- You may be willing to try this:
36 questions and 4 minutes.
You want a dashing man. We're so rare nowadays.
You live in Paris. You are willing to meet within, say, 72 hours of
first messaging. Distance is fine for some, just not me. Who knows
how much time we'll spend together; let's make the most of
I've had the most success with women who are Eastern European
, and West-Indian
You put some effort into your profile and believe that Tinder is
superficial at best.
You avoid the phrases: "down to Earth," "likes to chill," in your
profile as well as "no drama" and your reason for why I should
message you is more complete than, "you want to."
Who are you looking for?
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