33Brooklyn, United States
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My self-summary
about me: thirty-one and super on my shit. girlie to the core, with nerves of steel. fiercely loyal and fiercely lactose intolerant. opinionated, giggly, hard-working and--as my bff of 15 years will verify--an excellent cuddler.

my life and ambitions: in my work life i'm a social worker--i always knew i wanted to be one, and i feel fortunate to spend my days helping some of the people in nyc who need it most. outside of work (because that is super important), i have a group of friends who i absolutely adore, practice pilates, read, attempt to find the new and slightly unknown corners of nyc/brooklyn, and consider how to blog or write a book about the stories i’ve gathered in the last 10 years without saying whodunnit—then realizing no one would ever believe they were true. the only thing missing is a man to share it all with.

a brief history of my life: born awesome. raised awesome. grown awesome.

but seriously: i grew up in connecticut, spent ten summers at camp ramah as both a camper and counselor. i came to nyc for grad school. since then, i've been working my magic in the city hospital system.

my perfect first date: you bring plenty of your own stories but also are eager to hear mine. we find ourselves laughing more than we'd expected. we both feel there's chemistry, and look forward to next time.

i'm looking for: a jewish man (not religious, but culturally/spiritually connected to judaism) happy in his own life, who--like me--is just seeking someone to share it with. someone who is looking for someone to come home to at the end of the day, who wants to sleep in on saturday mornings together.

my ideal relationship: i am looking for a partner, someone to build a life with. in my ideal relationship, we have just as much fun at the flea market as we do out with friends later than night. we listen to each other--really listen--and work hard to honor and recognize each other's best interests. i want to be loved and doted on (and to love and dote on you), but also valued for my brain. i am looking for someone who challenges me and supports me as they do.

my past relationships: let's just leave those in the past, shall we? that's easily third date material...
What I’m doing with my life
fixing the world, one day at a time...and looking to find continued balance in my life outside of work.
I’m really good at
1. handling an uncomfortable situation in a comfortable way
2. making lists & checking things off of them
3. people watching and making up stories/playing games about what their life may be like
4. making people (and myself) laugh
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Interestings, The Shadow of the Wind, Hypocrite in a White Pouffy Dress, A Thousand Splendid Suns, The Hunger Games, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, We Are Water, The Language of Flowers, This Is Where I Leave You, The Night Circus...

TV: The Big Bang Theory, Law & Order: SVU, SYTYCD, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (dvr-ed). I refuse to watch Real Housewives of Anywhere.

Movies: Empire Records, Garden State, Newsies, Igby Goes Down, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Wet Hot American Summer…apparently nothing made after 2004

Food: sushi, thai, goat cheese, red wine
Six things I could never do without
family, good talks with great friends, burberry perfume, gchat, comfortable but cute shoes, ...you?
On a typical Friday night I am
nothing’s typical, of course, but happy hour with friends/coworkers vs hang out in my jammies watching tv

for fun i like to: anything can be fun with the right people, i think
You should message me if
are an intelligent, motivated, kind jewish man, professionally and personally established, looking for a long-term relationship. also, you should be totally down with goat cheese. i love goat cheese.
The two of us