I am from the Midwest. I love science and the outdoors. I love to camp and spending time in nature, and exploring places. I also enjoy visiting new cities. I love to travel. I love to learn. I've found the need to be more than obvious with this information: I do want kids, but am easy going about it. If it is going to happen great, but I'm not forcing it. With that, I can accept a step kid, but I'm not looking for a situation where I don't have the opportunity for having my own. I enjoy being goofy and making people laugh...other people seem to enjoy it. I have a sarcastic sense of humor, which sometimes catches people off guard. I'm up front and honest--I talk about everything, I'm really good at talking out conflicts/arguments. If you're unwilling to talk through arguments or honestly about feelings/thoughts we won't make it. I don't take crap from people. I'm a really good listener. I play video games, and I built my own computer. I'm definitely a nerd. I am happy with where I am in life. It would be fun to find someone to share that with. It would definitely enhance things. However, I'm in no hurry. It needs to be the right person, no rush. I've spent a long time alone and am not afraid to be alone. I have a very wide variety of interests and I am constantly taking in new information about all kinds of things. I am comfortable at being outdoors and not having all the comfortable things. I am not materialistic. I have picked up a lot of handyman skills. I am highly adaptable to many situations. At heart I am a simple person. I am straightforward and honest. WYSIWYG. I am confident. I know who I am and what I want. I don't play games with people, and I expect the same. If you ever want to know something you just have to ask, I am very direct. I believe any two people can love each other. However, for a relationship to work they have to choose to make a life together, which is something different.
Note: Lots of pets are a deal-breaker and my family/friends are important to me. If you can't accept them... then we won't make it.
Thought: I firmly believe that all relationships are friendships first. If there is something more it will happen on its own. There is nothing more difficult, frustrating and futile than trying to make someone be something they are not. Going along with that, although this is technically a dating site, I prefer to meet and make friends first before assuming I will begin dating someone exclusively. I understand a certain level of attraction beyond a friendship may be present from the beginning, but acting on that alone is a quick way to preclude the natural development of something more, as well as potentially forcing things to be a certain way. Let's not force each other to be something specific or projected, and instead let ourselves be who we are.
I would like a nice dinner or anything that is not threatening to either person. Anywhere we could talk would be great. Just a fair warning - I have an intense and strong personality (or so I have been told.)
I am really into the outdoors so walks in the park, touring the countryside, going fishing or something sounds good. I am sick of the bar scene.