Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a clinical psychology grad student at IUP. Coming to IUP has
been a big change for me: a new career, a new school, a new town. I
chose psychology because I spent years in sociology and
international development and always felt so far away from actually
helping anyone. I've come to a place in my life where I know I have
something to give to others and want my career to reflect that.
When I graduate, I'd like to do individual and group therapy and
In the past, I have spent time traveling, doing photography,
reading, skiing, hiking, cooking. Now my time is more limited, but
I do still love doing those things. I've lived in a lot of places--
Minnesota, Wisconsin, Montana, New York City, Balitmore, DC, Paris,
Geneva... and now Indiana, PA. Montana is probably my favorite
place; my mom lives right at the base of the Beartooth mountains in
Red Lodge. It's a great little town.
I have solid relationships with my family despite the distance, and
with friends who are strewn across the globe. They are all amazing
people and I'm looking for that same high quality and stability in
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Starting a clinical psychology grad program at IUP in August. Just
moved to Indiana, PA.
I enjoy good food, good conversation, being active (skiing, hiking,
running, biking, exercising in general...), music, theatre,
reading, dancing, learning...
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
packing, reading maps, driving manual transmission, trying new
things, stumbling upon good restaurants, using a drill, feeling at
home virtually anywhere, trying new recipes, making pie, being nice
to children, strangers and animals...
The first things people usually notice about me
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Although not the first thing, I guess it is related... most people
are pretty surprised about my age. My horror at jeans worn below
the butt seems to confirm my age.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books-I'm a sucker for good fiction and autobiography. Ex. A tree
Grows in Brooklyn, Midnight's Children, Anna Karenina,
Film- Most but not horror movies. I have a standing date to the
latest science fiction futuristic flick with my dad. Ex. Star Trek,
Avatar, Hunger Games. I also enjoy foreign films, yes, even those
Music- I enjoy live music, particularly outdoor summer concerts,
anything I can dance to, world/african music, indie, folk,
classical, jazz, blues.
Food- an appreciation of good food is important to me. I enjoy
cooking, seeking out new restaurants, having dinner parties. I was
vegetarian in my 20s.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what I should learn and do next
what makes a meaningful life, meaningful work/career...
how to be more present in my life
my next vacation, adventure
You should message me if
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you are overeducated, geeky, outdoorsy, funny, artsy, fun, stable,
athletic without being a narcissist, thoughful, caring, good son,
value diversity, love LGBTQIA folks, vote democratic or
independent, can do your own laundry....
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