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31 F Charleston, WV

I’m looking for

  • Guys who like girls
  • Ages 30–43
  • Located anywhere
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Today – 3:18am
5′ 7″ (1.70m)
Body Type
Mostly anything
Capricorn, but it doesn’t matter
Banking / Finance
Rather not say
Relationship Status
Relationship Type
Doesn’t have kids
Has dogs and has cats
English (Fluently), Russian (Poorly), Czech (Poorly), Sign Language (Poorly), German (Poorly)

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My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I have unintentionally written a dating profile novella. Get a cup of coffee, sit down, and feel free to skip around.
There may or may not be a test at the end.

Starting the relocation process, although I'm not sure where the final destination will be located. That's helpful, right? I'm playing the resume game right now and will land wherever the job offer dictates. If you live in Columbus, Lexington, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Richmond, Raleigh/Durham, among other places, I'm checking you out because there's a possibility I'll be living in your city by the end of summer. Now I just have to sell this house in WV...

I find myself most comfortable in a new, large city where I don't know anyone, even if I don't speak the language; I'm at my best and my personality comes out. I'm at my worst at home in WV and completely out of my element. I'm content to be traveling and I get restless if I'm home more than a few weeks at a time.

I'm sarcastic when necessary, witty and have dry sense of humor, but I laugh at everything. Sometimes I come off as too serious. Just give me time to acclimate, but be aware you'll never hear me tell a joke. I can't do it, I'm just not easily funny like that. I am guilty of unintentionally doing stupid things. I know how to laugh at myself, so please feel free to join in the amusement. Wickedly stubborn. I'm always up for a baseball game and a beer. I'm full of useless trivia and no one will play Jeopardy or Trivial Pursuit with me anymore. I can explain things in great detail with a relevant history lesson included. I try to contain my enthusiasm for doing this and boring my friends.

I have a small, close group of friends (scattered around the world) and they keep my life interesting. I prefer quality over quantity and functionality over aesthetics most of the time. I think my circle of people probably reflect that and we complement each other well.

I love being introduced to new things and like to take a bit of something from each person in my life. Do you have an interest or hobby you want to share? I'm up for learning, participating, etc. I want to join a climbing gym when I land somewhere. Do you climb? Would you like to teach me?

I'm established, can be girly, but I'm pretty good at taking care of things around my house without the help of a man... unless you want to come mow my lawn. Hands down, least favorite domestic chore. I love to be creative when I have the time to slow down - there are half-finished projects all around my house. I owned a vintage furniture store for awhile, so I still like to refinish/re-purpose furniture. I'm a girl with guitars, but I don't play much anymore.

Have time, will travel. I can have a suitcase packed in a matter of minutes. Where do you want to go? My best friend lives in Munich, so I always have a place to crash for a European getaway. I spent my autumn in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic. I can't shake the desire to hike the Appalachian Trail.

INTP, without a doubt.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I started running this year. I'm not particularly great or fast, but I enjoy it and I want to continue. If you run, that would be an awesome bonus. Completing a marathon is on my to-do list followed by continuing to run them and beating my PRs. I toy with the (unrealistic) dream of one day running a BQ. I'm excellent at my trail running, but road running is what's driving me mad. It's become a fixation and mildly addicting trying to best myself each time out. Along with the running, I've taken control over my bad eating habits and am working on becoming the incredible shrinking woman. I own a mountain bike, but it hasn't seen daylight outside my basement in several years. I have plans for the two of us to become reacquainted. I started P90X recently and my body hurts in new and interesting ways.

Someone once called me a disillusioned accountant, so I'll go with that for the moment as I'm not currently playing with numbers for a living. During the day I'm usually writing or editing. At the moment I'm the editor for a company in Germany, but I also do freelance work on the side. This doesn't mean that I'm stringently proofreading this profile, though I should, clearly. When I'm not doing those things, I'm catering to the needs of three dogs. My ability to stop whatever I'm doing and play door valet is one of my greatest skills.

I'm also birthing a book. Call it what you want, but "writing a book" just doesn't do justice to the commitment and labor involved.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
•Board and card games
•Procrastinating about certain things
•Artsy stuff
•I can find a book store in any random town. I have some natural navigation that leads me right to them.
•Buying books - it makes moving awful
•Making tea and leaving empty mugs around my house
•Living out of a suitcase
•Not unpacking those suitcases when I get home
•Wrapping my earbuds in a secure fashion that keeps them becoming an infuriating knot between uses

Reading your profile and not writing to you. I'm shy. You should introduce yourself, even if we live far apart because I'm frequently traveling.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
•Giant smile
•Huge laugh
•Long legs
•I'm the tall one in pictures with friends.
•I'm the quiet one in most situations.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
•The Big Bang Theory, How I Met Your Mother, The Blacklist, Chicago Fire, Justified, American Horror Story, Band of Brothers

•The Cure, Flogging Molly, NPR, Lithium on XM, and a bunch of other band and musicians that I'm not going to take the time to list. I've viewed some rather extensive lists on other profiles. I'll save you the time.

•Candide, The Art of Racing in the Rain, A Walk in the Woods, On the Road, A Separate Peace, Slaughterhouse-Five, Prague Winter, L’Étranger, The House of God, Intern Blues. I just finished Born to Run and also Eat and Run. I enjoyed both and they definitely helped motivate me to improve myself and my running. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running.
I browse Reddit before bed for laughs. The Oatmeal and xkcd comics make me smile.

•Dead Poets Society, Field of Dreams, High Fidelity, Everything is Illuminated, This is 40

•Pancit, pho, tiramisu, schweinebraten und knödl, black currant sorbet, Hugo, Augustiner Edelstoff. I'm offering a large reward to the first person who can find me a decent döner kebab in the USA.

The Ohio State University
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
•My furry companions - 3 large dogs, 2 cats
•RSVP fine point, black
•Ability to take off and travel
•Running shoes
Bonus answer: Cole Haan loafers
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
This varies on the day and mood...
•Going from accountant to something else that I find more fulfilling, which has yet to be determined.
•What time is it in Germany?
•I'm hungry, is it time to eat?
•Relocating to Europe, specifically Munich or Vienna. I don't know that it would ever happen, but I enjoy my time there and proximity to friends.
•I should go run.

My affinity for bullet points and the Oxford comma.

An important man once said to me, "Don't ever settle because you're too good for that." I wonder where that ideal match is and when he might show up. My parents and grandparents have been happily married for years. I question whether those old values and dedication still exist. While I desire an extraordinary life, I appreciate the simplicity of an older time.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
In the past few weeks my Friday nights have been spent traveling. If I'm in WV, I am probably at home with a book. My few friends remaining here are domesticated with spouses and children, which makes social gatherings difficult and sporadic. I live in a small town and I long for the ability to go, see, or do on any given night. *sigh*
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I recently found out some friends got together and nominated me to be on The Bachelor. I've never watched the show, but get the basic idea. While I'm flattered by their interest, I'm not up for compromising my beliefs to win a semi-scripted reality show. Slightly worried that my friends think my dating life is so terrible that they need to intervene...
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You understand the value of dating one person at a time.
You aren't on a mission to find a Harvard educated supermodel who makes astonishing money. I'm a normal woman. I'm okay with this.
You don't require validation from pretentious affairs and endeavors. I'm going to like you for you, not the obscure things you find to distinguish yourself from everyone else.
You can beat me at trivia.
You're that good Catholic boy my dad keeps telling me to find, but I'm really satisfied with just the "good guy" part.
You're educated and established.
You can make me laugh and introduce me to new and interesting things.
I come with a furry entourage and we are a package deal. You are okay with this.
You have a great family.

If you have kids, smoke, or don't have an active lifestyle, we aren't a good match.