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phoreal

36 M Houston, TX

I’m looking for

  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 27–40
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends

My Details

Last Online
Yesterday – 9:08pm
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
Height
5′ 9″ (1.75m)
Body Type
A little extra
Diet
Strictly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Religion
Atheism, and very serious about it
Sign
Education
Graduated from masters program
Job
Education
Income
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Monogamous
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids, but might want them
Pets
Has cats
Speaks
English (Fluently)

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My self-summary
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Greetings, I have had a profile here for a while now, and have had hit and (more) miss luck with my matches lately so I've taken the move to recalibrate what is on here. The first move was to reset my question answers (of which there were 879). Please take the opportunity to read what I have had to say here and say hi if you like. Otherwise, hopefully soon you will find that our percentages are in line, and we can talk then.

I'm not a flashy guy, my daily attire usually consists of a pocket-t and jeans. Just keeping it simple. If I have a meeting or something more formal to attend to, I clean up well. I'm more interested with what's in the package than what it looks like. If you take the time to see whats inside, you may be pleasantly surprised.

If you do get me into a conversation I tend to become more engaged with big ideas, rather than small talk. I get distracted easily, so topics with more layers of thought and discussion are more likely to keep me engaged. I try really hard to maintain small talk when it comes up, but I don't think I do it very well.

I take a little more time before considering someone a friend. But those that have become that close to me can tell you that I am completely loyal after that point. I personally don't find the enjoyment of being surrounded by lots of people that I barely know. If you would rather hangout with 50 people you only kind of know, than 5 you know well, we will not click.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I began teaching art at one of the local community colleges a couple of years ago. At this point I am with two different colleges. Still working on getting up the next step in academia.

I previously had owned/operated a courier company that serviced international airlines. It about ran me into the ground. Luckily, I found a job doing what I love (see above) so I could move on from it.

I am a firm believer of slow and steady winning the race. I've stayed focused to get where I am, though I am still not done. I may not have come to this point as soon as I would have liked, but I didn't let distractions (some quite major) get me off track. I find great importance in patience and perseverance.

"Make Haste Slowly"
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Mediating conflict. From high school on, I have been a go to guy for dealing with conflict. I have held several official positions as a liaison.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I tend to be the quiet one in the group. I like to sit back and people watch when in or around large groups. In small groups of people I have come to know, I begin to talk more.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Most of my reading ends up being the news. Books I do read tend to come from people like Howard Zinn, Ralph Nader, Vonnegut, Hawking, and Dawkins. I have been relying more on audiobooks recently. According to my library there, I've been going through a lot of philosophy and sociology.

Movies I watch are usually from the comedy or documentary genres. I probably watch more series based media. The Office, Bones, House, Family Guy, 30 Rock...

As far as Sci-fi is concerned, Star Trek > Star Wars.

Music: Beastie Boys, Tool, Nightmares on Wax, DJ Krush, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sneaker Pimps, Thievery Corporation, Cypress Hill, Massive Attack, Geto Boys, Röyksopp, Télépopmusik, God Lives Underwater, Jane's Addiction, Organic Grooves, Beenie Man, Stone Temple Pilots, Cake, Groove Armada, Morcheeba, Zero 7, Pretty Lights

Games should be a category here. I am by no means a gamer, but I do like to play video games (a few hours a week). It should be obvious by now that games hold as much place in contemporary media as the others. That being said... FIFA, Tiger Woods, SSX, GTA, Gran Turismo, Ace Combat, Warch Dogs.

Food is good too. I don't get enough Mediterranean, Indian, or Vietnamese.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Car
Camera
Computer
Internet
Materials (for making things)
Coffee
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Current Events, Spatial Interaction (artistically speaking), and lately I've been more concerned with the possibility of an idiocracy (as in the movie). I see so many interesting and smart women on here that have stated they don't want kids. As an educated person I've started thinking it is partially my responsibility to raise at least some children that will help balance that out, eventually.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I like to find myself out in a semi-crowded bar with a beer and people to watch. My entourage is usually no larger than four people, and I have no problem heading out by myself to see whats going on in town. Though not always on Friday, a good weekend includes an art opening.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
You'll probably find out the first time we meet. I don't have anything to hide, but I can't just give it away here.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
...you've seen me visit your profile a time or two and are interested in me. I'm not the guy who is going to send a blanket email. I will only contact a few women when I am available. I don't like to juggle. If something starts to develop with a woman, I prefer to give her what attention I have available.

You don't mind skipping the small talk.

Going from point A to point B in a straight line is not your preferred path.