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47 Bend, OR Man


I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 33–45
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Apr 17
6′ 1″ (1.85m)
Body type
Mostly other
Buddhism, and laughing about it
Leo, and it’s fun to think about
Graduated from masters program
Entertainment / Media
Rather not say
Doesn’t have kids, but might want them
Likes dogs and likes cats

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My self-summary
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I just got back from a 5 week trip to Sri Lanka and India, working on an upcoming documentary about elephant conservation. All the pictures are from that trip, so they are literally about as recent as they can get sans me picking up my iPhone right now and taking a selfie while I'm here on my couch.

I took myself off the dating market for a while because frankly it was just getting too frustrating. She'd like me but I wouldn't like her, I'd like her but she wouldn't like me . . . it's been a series of near misses. But I'm looking for a hit, and I'm willing to be patient.

I'm not into games. I want to find a woman who is as crazy about me as I am about her, and someone who doesn't leave me guessing about how she feels. I want marriage. But I'm not so needy for it that I'm willing to "settle", I am just in a mental space where I'm prepared to make the necessary moves to be in a permanent relationship. My days of playing the field were fun, but I am not that guy anymore.

My dream girl is optimistic, nurturing, kind hearted, independent and intelligent and open with her feelings. She's physically active and loves the outdoors. She's patient when her man doesn't always "get it" and realizes she doesn't always "get it" all of the time either. Relationships are about trust and willingness to work together for the common good of the relationship. Communication and honesty are non-negotiables.

I tend to do better with women younger than me because I have never been married, but I'm not the kind of guy that intentionally goes chasing younger women. I don't care much about age, I care about connection. I have no children, but am open to a woman who has them if the connection is right.
What I’m doing with my life
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I have a small video production company that affords me the lifestyle I want where I can work hard and have time to play hard as well. I set my own schedule. I mostly moved to Bend (two years ago) for the cross-country skiing and outdoor lifestyle. I went to a great deal of sacrifice to move here, so I'm taking the time to become an active member of the community.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Performing music, predicting the weather (not kidding), scaling hills on my XC skiis, and adapting to whatever comes my way.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Eyes. Quirky Sense of humor.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Lord of the Rings would count in books AND movies (I know, I'm a geek at times), Shawshank Redemption, and Contact are fav movies and anything by Monty Python. Music is Beatles, Foo Fighters, Peter Gabriel, Alison Krauss, all over the place. Food? I love everying, but Curry, Salmon, Crab, and Tacos/Nachos make the list too.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Gratitude for living.
Cosmology (note: not Cosmetology)
Playing music
My family
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
how to enjoy the moment I am living in, while preparing for the future and learning from the past.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Having cocktails with friends or recording music in my studio.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I had a near death experience. It changed my life. No visions, no out of body experience, just a gratitude for breathing.
You should message me if
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You've gotten over your "bad boy" stage.
You know that a partnership is a two way street.
You have a zest for living and a sense of adventure.
You are a giver looking for another giver.