Anyway, sorry to get off on the superficial junk, but you know what I'm talking about. Let's just start off by being honest with each other, shall we? And then we can see where things go. And to add, I'd darn near meet anyone right away for a 30 minute chat over coffee or whatnot, who I thought was sorta cute and who lives relatively close and doesn't seem to have any major red flags. However, I know women have a lot more to be concerned about, so I understand their hesitation about doing something like that too quickly. I'm just saying I would when asked and enough is there.
I also don't have some weird, demented past that I'd have to explain to you one day. I've walked the straight and narrow my whole life and I have a clean track record. I'm a conservative (I prefer the term "constitutionalist"), Christian (brought up in Christian schools), and I smoke cigarettes. I'm not proud of the smoking part, but that's about as "hard-core" as I get. I welcome quitting smoking one day and switching to those vape things or whatever they're called, but I won't quit smoking simply in order to have the opportunity to date a particular person. I welcome, however, a woman coming along who'd like to "reform" me and my smoking habit if they were interested enough in everything else about me, though! I wouldn't mind that one bit!
And for a potential match that may live more than an hour away, I'm not opposed to exploring a possible serious relationship with you either! But I just know that the further the distance is, the more immediate the physical attraction and peripheral interest must be at the onset. That almost requires a video chat or FaceTime chat beforehand (CLEAN!!) to see if it's worth the initial two hour distance to pursue. I say "two hours", because in all actuality, anything much further away than that is really not very rational, even as much as we might hit it off.
Sorry for my lengthy book report here. lol… To add, with anyone I might write, meet or so on, if I start sensing a lack interest or responsiveness from them, I back off. I don't chase and I'm an easy person to get rid of if you have lost interest or have none. Just sayin' if you actually ARE interested in me, reveal it in some way… flirt… do SOMETHING at least and let me have signs. You don't have to be overly forward simply to give off clues. We all try to pick up on clues and I'm no exception. The quickest way to attract someone is to subtly let them know you're attracted to who they are, and the quickest way to repel someone (including me) is to make any attraction you might have, ambiguous or show no interest at all. That loses me quickly and I properly flee out of respect. Anyway, I welcome any woman with interest in what they've read about me to write me right away! :-) And I'm curious. Do women actually have anything to ADD to conversations on here? It's quite hard to start a conversation on here when the only thing a woman says in reply to a message is, "That's true", or "yep", etc,… Believe me, I take that as if you are not really interested when you have nothing more to add than what anyone might say to a piece of furniture or an inanimate object. Just sayin'. ;-)