Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Don't apologize for online dating.... we're both caught with our
If I could only eat Japanese food for the rest of my life, I would
totally be 100% satisfied. If you can talk about how cool primates
are with me, you win 100 points (big fat juicy points).
I studied art history in college, but my first and only true love
is cultural anthropology. I also like Anthropologie.
If professional sports didn't exist, I don't think I would
I am sometimes guilty of being too nice, but a "no bull-shit" kick
happened recently ...
Unlike a lot of people on here, I feel like I am getting less and
less pretentious as I get older.
I hate the name I chose for this. But, considering I signed up for
it using one hand while lying in bed, it could (should) have been
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I moved to California from New York/Brooklyn in February of 2013. I
lived in LA until moving to Monterey in August to start school (if
you are reading this during the summer of 2015, I've been in
Central and South America the whole time). No offense to anyone who
loves LA, but I see it as a suburban hellscape of the worst kind.
NorCal is much more my style.
Right now, I'm getting my masters in teaching ESL. In New York I
taught English as a second language after teaching in China for two
years post-college. The fact that I could move abroad again in a
year or two is a little exciting. Though I think my family and
friends would kill me.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
getting along with anyone. pouring beer. reading people and books.
intuition. making friends. keeping friends. making out. napping.
traveling. impressing parents. depressing my own parents.
interviews. getting mildly injured and/or sick.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
That I rolled out of bed at 1pm.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Oh man.... Country Driving, Half the Sky, The Spirit Catches You
and You Fall Down, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Factory
Girls, Random Family, The History of Love, The Heart is a Lonely
Hunter, Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Gran
Torino, The Pianist, Parks and Recreation, Doughnuts, Asian food,
I also really like: obscure facts about different cultures, monkey
news (10 points if you know what that is), anything related to
international development, social activism, urban planning, and my
I'm going to go out on a limb here..........
You may have noticed a certain lack of music. I'm pretty sure if
legally tone deaf were real, like legally blind, I would qualify.
Besides being a life long fan of Van Morrison and Simon and
Garfunkel, I can't define my musical taste. I'm too embarrassed too
list what I have on my iphone right now because I haven't found
anything new I like in a LONG time. But I am VERY open for
Besides, I'm too busy listening to Radio Lab, This American Life,
or Stuff You Should Know.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Sleeping in later than you, sexual tension, podcasts, non-fiction,
plane travel, edamame.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Other cultures, the weekend, how to stop human trafficking, verbs.
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 dive bar or cozied up with some wine watching
a movie or three.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I typically sleep naked with a frozen bottle of water (when in
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You can tell me about the time you re-enacted the fight scene from
Wicked, yeah, you know the one.
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