I do my thing and you do your thing.
I am not in this world to live up to your expectations,
And you are not in this world to live up to mine.
You are you, and I am I,
and if by chance we find each other, it's beautiful.
If not, it can't be helped.
OK, let's be honest here - if we don't think we could snog each other after looking at each other's photos, it's probably not going to work out. If you can get past that, then read on..... :o)
I don't run a marathon every weekend like some, but hey, I can still run after a bus and away from small dogs and fast women. ;o). I use the gym four or five times a week to help keep me fit and healthy, not to take selfies in front of the studio mirrors. My depth perception is pants so squash is out of the question but we could still have a laugh playing tennis or badminton (all that stretching to pick things off the floor is good for you anyway). Let's skip skiing and go snorkelling (more to see) and forego the sunsets and get up early for the sunrise instead. I have a bucket list of things to do when I can get around to it - see the midnight sun, the northern lights, go back to the US, take a helicopter flight and a ride on a jetski.... or we could go deerspotting in the forest or head for the country pub on our bikes. I do still have a bit of cubbiness left in my tiger so I'm more likely to be splashing you about in the surf while on the beach than looking for a rental deckchair and I like to explore on holiday rather than sit by the pool and wait for dinner at 6. If that's not for you, I'm not for you.
I work as a counsellor, although I'm a human being first. That means I have a good idea about what makes people tick but that I also won't sit there psychoanalysing you. Different kind of job!
My sofa is a two seater and a snuggle struggle but doable for the right film; however, the cinema is more comfy if the arms flip up. I really don't do rom-coms though, unless they have loud explosions. I am male, after all. ;o) Music wise, I'm right across the board, although I'm proud to say that I don't own anything by Whitney Houston or Billy Ray Cyrus. Or his daughter for that matter. I can't claim to be a photographer as I don't take photographs every day but I'm proud of the ones I do take and I enjoy taking in a gallery if there's one around.
Who am I looking for?
You'd be the sort of woman who would want me to give you a secret wink across a crowded room and who'd make me want to call you back as you walk away just so I can watch you walk towards me. In return, you'd get someone romantically inclined and tactile, who would be committed, someone who'd always have your back and someone who'd give you the best head massage you'd never have to pay for. Don't believe me? Come and try it. I am fully course-trained and certificated in massage and aromatherapy too. I'm a family man and my two boys are in their late teens and early 20s, and I work with children and young adults, so I'm not adverse to children. I won't be adverse to yours either.
You'll be happy to air things as they happen, rather than a month after the event. Misunderstandings do happen, after all and whilst part of my job is to study tone and body language, I'm not infallible. I'm not a mindreader.
I want to be the last fish you choose, not the first of many, and a love for a lifetime. Once you have my full attention, you will get my full attention, and that is something special. I'm a strong advocate of saying one thing and doing the same, not something different. Is that a rarity? I'd like to think not. :o)
Lastly, I can't see Meet Mes. If you're that interested, you'd be visibly viewing my profile, I guess...
Conversation Starters (i.e. what you'd like to do on a first date...)
A nice stroll comes to mind. Tea in the Forest, picnic on the beach, coffee at the marina or a drink by the bar.