I'm looking for someone that likes to talk about ideas, drink coffee, and that is passionate and driven. Long walks are also a plus, and if a bad 90'ds movie is involved then it might have to get serious.
I'm not looking for someone that is here to advertise how laid back and chill they are. Say you are high maintenance and neurotic, but driven, passionate, and excited about life. Laid back and chill? About as enticing as driving a Ford Fiesta.
A User's Guide to the Brain, John J. Ratey, M.D.
Jacobson's Organ: And the Remarkable Nature of Smell, Lyall Watson
Reclaiming Conversation, Sherry Turkle
Damned, Chuck Palahniuk
Dora: a Headcase, Linda Yuknavitch
Movies: Herzog. Tarantino. Jurassic Park. Coen Brothers. Stallone. Schwarzenegger. Armageddon. Zombie movies. Something to laugh at. There is something just as appealing about "bad" movies as "good" ones.
Shows: Shakespeare. Faust. (although there is something a bit more appealing about performing theater than observing it) Frontline. American Dad! The Detour.
Music: Mozart. Sinatra. Atmosphere. Dj Dangermouse. P!nk.
Food: Personal enough that we need to talk.
If Mozart is, simply, proof of the divine
If you think eating mangoes and watching jungle book would be a good date.
You're up to no good.
You think your baggage matches mine.
You think a breakfast date is a good idea.
You are tired of a dating scene where everyone is pretending to be someone they are not, vale things they don't; where the only sort of connection is ultimately a robotic charade: hollow people with fake interests and emotions playing out a script written by someone else, the only genuine motivation being a desire for self satisfaction.