I have two kids with whom I share joint custody with their father. Our divorce was final in December of 2009. I have had a pretty active dating life here and there since then and have sad, funny, hopeful, depressing, etc., stories that will keep you laughing or crying.
I have a penchant for smart men.
You don't need to wine and dine me, but flowers and a nice evening out here are there are appreciated! I admit I am a self-professed Dead Head which has carried over from my grad school days (they didn't mix well), but love all kinds of music. I am an OSU grad and a sorority girl at heart I am considered a loyal and trusted friend and good daughter. My kids think I am funny, smart and pretty. My little girl tells me that I am the best person she knows. That is priceless. I feel I still have steps to make in my career and LOVE my job.
I am an okay cook, can clean a mean house and love to decorate and garden. See....nothing fancy! I am sometimes brutally honest, not a big player or desperate, and have a pretty rich life...I just need that person to share it with and who finds me as interesting as I find them. Lately, I remember that it takes two for a partnership so for all the independence I have, it gets lonely. I'd like to meet someone that values a relationship for that partnership, knowing I am on their side, and believes I am an asset in their life.
Back on the dating scene after realizing a long-distance relationship simply was not going to work. I am on the busy side so I try to look for men with whom I have common interests and backgrounds. And truly, I am busy, so if you have a more immediate need to meet someone, it's not a match. Please DON'T BE OFFENDED if I don't respond and I wish everyone a successful search! I probably won't respond if you don't have a picture, have no shirt on, and maybe you're too far away, too young, etc. It doesn't mean you are not a nice person who is not a catch...just probably not a match.
Conversation Starters (i.e. what you'd like to do on a first date...)
I don't drink alcohol but coffee is great!