Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
My name is Madeleine, some call me Maddy. My last name means "pure
gold" in German. It is also the name of a beer that our
grandparents drank. I am not German, and I have never had that
I am a graphic designer by trade. I am passionate about great
design. I strive to create memorable work that can be appreciated
by both the trained and untrained eye. I take pride in what I do
well and look forward to becoming recognized for my skill and
I love to make people smile and laugh. I am not afraid to make a
fool of myself. Actually, I prefer to act silly than serious.
Family and friends mean the world to me, and I surround myself with
people who live by similar values.
My hairstyle changes frequently. I don't like to look like a
"cookie-cutter" person. My hair very accurately matches my
Lastly, I am giving this online dating thing another shot after a
long hiatus. I have had some negative experiences with this site in
the past and feel that I should stress that I am ultimately looking
for love and companionship. I am not interested in FWB
relationships. It is imperative that you understand this upon
messaging me. This does not, by any means, mean that I am not open
to making new friends (without the benefits part). I love new
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I have been graduated for a bit over a year after a 6-year long
struggle through art school. Although I am just beginning my career
as a graphic designer, I have big goals and I intend on taking my
hardships in stride until I meet them.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
-swimming. (I've been teaching since high school)
-pretending to sleep.
-making silly faces.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'll give you a list of adjectives that my friends use to describe
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Brain on Fire
Movies: Shakespeare in Love (tease me all you want) and Good Will
Shows: Six Feet Under and House are my two favorites. I've watched
so many series its useless to list them.
Food: French, Mediterranean, Italian in that order
I skipped the music section on purpose.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Bella, my cat. I can't sleep without her.
My dad. He's my favorite person. I talk about him a lot.
My grandmother. She is my inspiration.
My best friends. They are my family.
My twin nephews. They never fail to brighten my spirits.
The ocean, my favorite thing on Earth.
I listed seven. Seven is my favorite number.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
-what my next job is going to be, and where it will take me.
-how I am going to survive this thing called life.
-love and happiness.
-my friends and family.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
at home relaxing, at a neighbor's house hanging together, or on the
Peninsula visiting friends for the weekend.
I don't party much, and neither do my friends. That part of my life
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I am very, VERY hard on myself. I worry a lot about money and my
career and need people who I can count on to be there when I'm down
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
-you are genuinely interested in getting to know a well-rounded,
strong-willed individual with a heart of gold.
-you've read the last paragraph in my "self-summary" section, and
understand and respect my expectations.
-you want to be my friend.
-you love snuggles with no expectations.
Who are you looking for?
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