Gee, people are scared to even engage in conversation :P What's the harm?
I'm a good, kind-hearted guy. I can take a little time to warm up but give me time and it will be worth your while. I can be goofy and a little quirky. It makes life interesting. So if you're looking for a nice guy who's not just like everyone else then give me a shot.
Please know I'd like to meet someone from the immediate Rochester area--not Batavia, Albion, Canandaigua etc... Long distances do not work for me at all.
I would really like to find someone who is single or actually committed with going through with their divorce. "Separated" is a little too uncertain for me to take a chance on. I've been single awhile now and don't want to be taking a flier on someone who is still "testing the waters" hoping to find something better than what they already got. And this doesn't just mean not being married. It means not having a current boyfriend. Shouldn't have to spell that out but dang, there's some frickin' lying whackos on this site.
On a more positive note, I'm a dad and my kids are with me on weekdays. I am devoted to them before all else. I get some free time on weekends and do like to make the most of that time, and will often grab a sketchbook and my camera and take a walk down to the beach. I like being creative and being around people who are creative. Taking long walks is my favorite form of exercise. I enjoy camping and travel and would love to do it more often, especially with the right person. I enjoy hearing live music though I don't get out to concerts as often as I would like. Getting out to the theater for a good movie is one of life's great pleasures. I do also enjoy spending a weekend in, just lounging on the couch sharing a favorite show with someone right beside me.
I don't need someone to be there 24/7. I do enjoy my independence and having my own space. I would be cool to find someone who has their own life as well but enough free time that we can get together and foster a special connected relationship. While I don't anticipate cohabiting with anyone, I wouldn't necessarily rule it out somewhere down the road. I have learned to never say never but it would really have to be just the right person. I would love to find an equal two way relationship. It seems most of the ones I have been in have been one-sided. I am a giver by nature. I love to help out and be useful. I love doing the little things to make that person in my life feel special. The daily efforts to show I care are more important to me than a grand gesture on Valentine's Day. It would be neat to find someone that found me worthy of putting the effort in as well.
I am a Christian. My faith is extremely important to me and it has gotten me through some difficult times. I respect and am curious about other religions though, as I tend to believe that God has revealed himself in different ways to different people. I also find that some other religions philosophies work quite well in conjunction with Christianity. I have found a lot of wisdom I'm Buddhism in recent years to help me understand and navigate through this world.
I may not be the most gorgeous guy on here. I'm not perfect and I doubt anyone is. I value honesty--saying what you mean and meaning what you say. Be real. Be who you say you are. No relationship can go anywhere if the two parties are not truthful from the getgo. I work very hard to be the best I can be. While I love sharing life with my kids, it would be so awesomely awesome to find that special grown up someone to share life's journey with as well.
If you choose to send me a message, please say more than hi or hey there. I've put some time and thought into writing my profile, so hi or hey there isn't really going to get my attention. Thanks for reading and I look forward to hearing from you!