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Hi! I see myself first as a potential committed life partner,
writer, explorer, helper, and friend. I absolutely love my career,
dancing, hiking, traveling, and connecting with others. At bottom,
I thrive on exploration and learning: forms of dance, nuances and
depths in people and relationships, and new places.
I strongly value passion, integrity, openness, and independence,
and I’m drawn to women who exemplify these traits. I also want a
partner who, like me, loves laughter and play but who keeps her eye
on the prize--living fully and growing.
Hey partner to be: Are you flourishing or striving to do so? Are
you open, playful, quirky, tall or tallish, fit or slim, and happy?
Let's explore together!
What I’m doing with my life
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Studying happiness and resilience; teaching great doctoral
students; developing relationships with friends and family;
writing; and loving sunshine, hiking, and dance!
I’m really good at
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Dancing, writing, conversing, play, psychotherapy, editing,
massage, appreciating beauty...
The first things people usually notice about me
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Probably my kindness, centeredness, or grace/athleticism on the
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books--Blood Meridian, The Road, Beloved, War and Peace, Dead
Souls, Dune, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Montaigne's Essays,
Independence Day (Ford), The Lord of the Rings trilogy...
Movies--Casa Blanca, Sophie's Choice, Marvel's The Avengers, The
Fellowship of the Ring, Fight Club...
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Friendship, love, sunshine, laughter, good coffee, dance.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Dancing! Usually either Contra or Lindy Hop, though sometimes waltz
You should message me if
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You're happy and self-aware, and you're interested in potentially
investing in a relationship with me.
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