I do not do one-night stands or 'friends with benefits' situations.
As a note: Right now, I want exciting conversation, I want to make friends and I want to get to know people. I'm at a point in my life where my social circle is rather small, and I'd like to fix that. Tickle my grey matter and see how it goes! Specifically, I like knowing people before I consider a date and I very much dislike people who are pushy or over-zealous about life plans before we've even met. I'm more inclined to date women than men right now as a physical preference, but personality is the deciding factor and that will get you further than your genitals will. You want to ask me out on a date? Get me thinking. Get inside my head. Teach me something. Show me something you've made, written or played. Do something to show me that you're an actual person, not just a face on a dating site!
*The important bits*
I'm in a long-term relationship with an awesome partner. We are in a semi-open and Polyamarous relationship. I say this because neither of us are actively looking for partners but aren't adverse to the idea. What this means is that we are both openly okay with seeing other people outside the relationship, either on a casual or a romantic basis, or as a couple. The only rule we have is that it's a fully disclosed relationship and nothing gets hidden from the other partner. It's a trust thing. You don't have to love the both of us, but we are a package deal and if you want to be in a relationship with me, he isn't going to stop existing.
I am Pansexual. This doesn't mean I'm attracted to cookware (though I do love me a good wok). I won't bother going into details. I figure if you're interested, you'll do a bit of your own research. What do I find attractive? The mind. The personality. What does it for me is being able to have some kind of connection with the person beyond a physical level. Maybe we have awesome conversations about the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow. Maybe we can have a good bitch about crappy authors. It doesn't matter what it is, so long as we can get along and have a laugh.
I'm a gamer, but not a 'girl gamer'. I play tabletop and pen and paper RPGs, PC games, PS3 and Xbox, I have a mini army somewhere and I will insult your mother mid-game.
I know my way around a sword very well. Yes, an actual sword and I have the scar to prove it. Been in the medieval movement for about 7 years or so now, though health issues keep me from regularly participating. I also learned horseback archery and jousting and I'm presently working through historical longsword amongst other things.
I'm probably shorter than you, but I will bite you if you use me as an arm rest. I consider myself 'fun size'.
I have a slight obsession with corsets and lacing, roleplay and being able to dress the part of the Lady. I'm a dreamer and frequently fall in love with characters from novels. I have more costumes than I do normal clothing, though I don't cosplay. I just like looking awesome.
I'm prone to fits of craftiness and making strange and wonderful things. I'm somewhere between a Princess and a Tom Boy, only with less lace and more leather and sawdust.
I make very silly jokes. I like a challenge and can be rather competitive. Dark chocolate is my catnip. Boobies are awesome.
I have been diagnosed with both Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. This can make things a little difficult sometimes and I may vanish for a week at a time as I wrestle control back from my body, but please don't take it personally. If I haven't responded to your message in a while, send me another one. Chances are I've fallen asleep on the keyboard, been bedridden for a few days or the fatigue has wiped my short term memory. Again. Wiped my short term memory. Again.
I also have an age restriction of anyone old enough to be my mother/father. For those that are confused, if you're above 35, you're too old. It's nothing personal, but anything above that age bracket makes me feel very uncomfortable.
I'm in the process of running my own small business based on my creative skills, and I'm loving almost every minute of it. The hours are crazy and it's still early days, but I can't really complain. Not every day you get to do the things you love most for a living.
I'm also plotting to take over the world. Baby steps, though.
- I sew. Both by machine and hand. I also knit but can't crochet to save my life. Srs. Destroyed needles in craft-induced rage while trying.
- I Draw/write/paint. I like to tell stories or capture moments and other arty farty stuff like that.
- I make awesome jewellery. I work with natural items, semi-precious stones and shiny bits.
- I'm a decent cook. I wouldn't make it my job, but I can certainly feed myself
- I mess about with wood work, leather work, casting and sculpting.
- I'm very good at working with animals. I've raised budgies, kittens, ducks, parrots, puppies, strange balls of fur and volunteered at a vet for 6 months. I'm a competent horse rider and adore Equines of all shapes and sizes.
- I'm awesome at making horrible dad jokes and puns that make my partner want to lock me in a closet.
Up close? My strange sense of humour. I will laugh at almost anything and have a really twisted mind when it comes to jokes. I can't take life seriously.
Movies? Mostly things that make me laugh, even if it's just at horribly inappropriate moments. I'm a big kid at heart. Jarhead, District 9, Hellboy 1 and 2, Howl's Moving Castle, The Avengers, Little Nicky, Spaceballs, all of the Resident Evil movies, Tangled, Brave, Treasure Planet, LotR and the Hobbit, Starship Troopers, Tron. That kind of thing.
I don't actually own a TV, but I do really love Lexx, Firefly, Pokemon, Dr. Who, Futurama, Once Upon a Time, Rome, The Tudors, Game of Thrones, Adventure time, The Venture Brothers, Archer, Mythbusters, Skyland and a whole bunch of others that make me hot and bothered in the costuming department.
I like a little bit of everything as far as music goes. Kind of hard to pin down. At the moment I'm particularly interested in electro swing and jazz because it helps me get into the mood to work on projects.
Food? Anything made with love. I like sushi/sushi-mi, pizza, pasta, steak... I'm willing to try anything once. I love mushrooms and strange ethnic foods that make other people pale
My hands. Good for so many things! Crafting, scratching, flipping people the bird, typing, making wild gestures...
My friends. God knows someone has to put up with me. When I rule the world, I WON'T be feeding them to wild animals.
Getting outside. Fresh air and green stuff = love. I go batty if I have to stay indoors. Even just going for a walk around the block, gardening, a bike ride around the park, etc.
My craft stuff. I would go crazy if I couldn't make stuff. Well, more crazy.
My hat. My head feels naked without it.
You're not a complete twat and you don't abuse the English language.
If you can't use punctuation, grammar or spelling (you're, not ur) then I won't respond. Seriously. I'm after people I can have an actual conversation with and if your introduction is "hey i red ur profile", then that's about as exciting as a sack full of potatoes on a hot day.