I guess I'll just dive right in..........I prefer people who stand out. Personality, generosity, and sense of humor are huge factors in my attraction to someone.
I know which characteristics others admire in me. But I also recognize my faults. I curse too much. I drink too often. And I shop more than I probably should. I'm a work in progress.
My best skills lie in being able to read, observe and notate other peoples' demeanor and interactions with others. Which is why I'm good at what I do.
I love cooking---Healthy cooking. I'm told by everyone who knows me well, that I have the mentality of a guy. And it's true. I over analyze the actions of EVERYONE...Because I want to know why people do what they do. I'm almost always in heels. I like wine. I love beer. And when I'm not partaking in healthy cooking I love wings. And tacos. No. I'm obsessed with tacos.
I need someone like-minded. Who is physically fit. Whose life doesn't revolve around drinking. Who likes being active. Hiking. Skiing. Boating. Running. Someone who enjoys going to church on Sundays... And can actually learn and grow from it. Be a good listener. Be a giver. Be a helper. Society makes it hard to be a good person, so those who are still true to their values, are very attractive to me.
I question the lack of manners amongst the greater population---Please and thank you, it's a pleasure to meet you----And wonder what ever happened to a man offering his seat for a lady nearby. Sadly, it's rare.
Everyone contradicts their own thoughts and beliefs. Everyone makes mistakes. It's only about first impressions to a certain extent. You know what you like, you know what you don't. It's about giving someone a chance, when you deem them worthy. And not wasting their time when it doesn't seem fit. I'm about simplicity these days. And improving myself, first and foremost.
Also. It should be known I love kids. Kids of all ages. Not sure if my own are in my future. But I love other peoples' kids. A lot.