Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Originally from Michigan, I feel a strong connection to the Pacific
Northwest that grows as my time here continues. However, my
connection to my home state (Michigan) is also important to me. I
love sports and I'm all in for my Detroit teams, Tigers and Lions
Cogs in routine: coffee, Netflix, sports fandom stuff playing
I'm friendly, engaging and talkative. I'm always working to become
a better listener. I'm sensitive to both elitism and anti-elitism,
though I suppose like most people I can occasionally fall into
those trappings. I also think that I can be hilarious at times.
That said, a I'm true to introvert and need a certain degree of
alone time to recharge my battery and really be present for others.
What I’m doing with my life
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Trying to live the life that I value. Trying to find the right
work/life balance. Right now I work as a social worker in community
I don't identify as a religious person and didn't grow up with any
strong my spiritual identification, but my spiritual pursuits an
increasingly important part of my life. I've been studying
Shambhala Buddhism for the last few months. At this point whether I
formally identify as a Buddhist isn't particularly important to me,
but I'm very interested in the teachings. I typically meditate
independently for 20 minutes every day also attend group meditation
with accompanying dharma talks at least once per week.
At this point in my life finding a potential life partner is an
important priority for me. Most importantly, I'm looking to meet
someone that I share similar values with that can challenge and
inspire me and that I can provide the same for.
The people I'm most attracted to are those who know they are and
place high emphasis in living there values in their personal and
professional lives. I'm looking for someone who can be adventurous
and outgoing in this wonderful city we live in, but also accepts
that life can't be fireworks and entertainment all the time.
I have sense that in our culture increasingly the most desired
traits in a partner are being outgoing and also being confident in
certain social situations. Confidence is important, but I'd like to
think I put at least equal value on character traits as well as
social traits. For me, confidence is a life's work and not
unconditional. It comes from learning to trust in your basic worth,
as well as your awareness and perception of reality.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Being patient, playing guitar.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Wouldn't you have to ask them?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: I typically read fiction, but I'm always open to a good work
of non-ficition. Currently reading "The Road Home" by Ethan
Nichtern for the second time in the last few months.
My favorite fiction authors include: Margaret Atwood, Ken Kesey,
Huraki Marakami, Kurt Vonnegut, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
Movies: I love cinema! I see a decent amount of movies, but I have
a difficult time picking favorites. Recent favorites include:
Cavalry, Citizen Four, Birdman. I really enjoy must
TV Shows: Like pretty much everyone. I'm a Netflix junkie. . Too
many favorites to name, but some more recent watches include House
of Cards, Dexter, Girls, Orange is the New Black... You get the
Music: Okkervil River, Sigur Ros, Townes Van Zandt, Bjork, The
Beatles, Tallest Man on Earth.
Food: Strict vegetarian, though you don't have to be. I've grown to
really appreciate the food out here on the West Coast, though I do
miss the Lebanese cuisine of my home state.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I'm always discovering that I can live without more than I previous
thought I could, but I understand the spirit of the question.
Love and friendship
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Sports, music, mindfulness, work stuff, relationships, people in my
life, what it is to be a human being, how at times living on the
coast appears to only be accessible to elites.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Going out for drinks with co-workers or relaxing at home watching
Netflix after the end of a long work week.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I've never ridden motorcycle.
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