Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
After a friend told me about this site, I thought I'd look at it
and give it a try.I'm a nice guy - and I think others would
describe me as someone worth getting to know. On the Myers Briggs
spectrum, I'm an INFP - with "intuitive" being my strongest trait.
My interests are politics
, eating out
, spending time with
important people in my life...
I am caring, intelligent, and real
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm currently changing careers two years into social work. I had
taught college for 15 years and continue to do so part time. I
spend time writing, reading and talking with friends, watching
movies, cooking, being in nature, and working on a writing project.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
One on one conversations, knowing how to balance fun with being
serious; connecting things together conceptually; animating people
to think about their lives in a deeper way than they might have so
far; cooking; balancing work and pleasure.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I can appear serious if you see me "on the street", but once you
meet me, I am both serious and know how to have fun, etc. I have a
humurous side that isn't obvious at first. Insightful and present
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books and Magazines: Spirituality of Imperfection; Returning to the
Dry Well; After Virtue; The New Science of Politics; On Being
Liked; The Crucified Jesus is No Stranger; The Economist;
Commonweal; First Things; Atlantic Monthly
Movies: Magnolia; The Hours; American Beauty; The Matrix; The Life
of David Gale; The Big Fish; The Razors Edge ('46); Little
Children; Into the Wild; The Lives of Others; The Diving Bell and
the Butterfly; Doubt.
TV: Six Ft. Under; Joan of Arcadia; Brothers and Sisters; Frazier.
More recently: Monk, Breaking Bad, Grimm.
Food: New Orleans. Love to cook home style and gourmet.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Music - both contemporary and spiritual.
Alone time: When I'm with someone, I need some down time part of
Friends: If I'm living alone, I need to spend some time with
someone every day or at least talk on the phone a bit.
Exercise: I exercise 3 - 4 times a week, for both mental and
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
God. How to make society better through writing. How to live
meaningfully. Important people in my life. The ability of one
person to have a significant effect on the lives of others.
Morality. Political philosophy.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Eating with friends; watching a DVD at home; listening to music on
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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While I don't have a "type" I'm attracted to, I do like younger
guys who are very bright and like to learn.
You should message me if
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I tend to like guys who are reflective, serious yet know how to
have fun and have a lighter side; who are confident but have at
least one neurosis - e.g. don't experience themselves as "all
together" in any deep sense; have a spiritual side; can be
assertive but also submissive.
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