I'm British, so... if you like accents, that's a plus. Also an excuse to go to England every now and then. There's the stereotypical charming awkwardness that you see in the movies. I'm usually quiet in a crowd and much more talkative one-on-one.
I'm looking for someone special. Something serious. (By which I mean with the intent to be together indefinitely - there will still be much silliness). I've never been one for hook-ups.
I moved here in 2004, and I've been employed at the same company since 2005 (a medical device contract research company, currently a quality specialist). So - decent career, financially stable, with an excellent credit score (805!). Politically I'm pretty liberal. I'm a feminist. I have a cat. I'm agnostic. I want to raise a family. That covers most standard deal-breakers, right?
Now for the fun stuff.
I have a range of interests; most prominently - swords. I'm a black belt martial artist in the Korean sword art of Haidong Gumdo (think Taekwondo with a sword). Going for my 2nd degree in November. It's also where I met a lot of my friends, and we affectionately refer to ourselves as "Gumbros".
I also enjoy disc golf, archery, guitar, basketball, hiking, photography, cooking/baking (I'm trying to eat healthier these days). I try to keep active, but I'm not at all opposed to binge-watching a show on Netflix if the mood calls for it. Oh, but I don't really care for watching sports. Sorry, not sorry.
I'm also into some ridiculously geeky things, such as attending conventions, and playing tabletop board games. You don't have to like these things, but if you haven't tried them - you may like them! Things I geek out to: Doctor Who, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Sherlock, FireFly, Buffy, Agents of SHIELD (actually basically anything Joss Whedon), MCU movies, Star Wars, ninjas, anime/manga, YA dystopian sci-fi,
I'll also get this out of the way - I've been married before (now obviously divorced). That's why I came over here. We were young, and we ended up growing apart. That was several years ago now. I've only had a couple of other relationships since then, but obviously they didn't end up working out either. So here I am. Hoping the next one will also be the last. I'm looking for something serious - not a hookup.
If you're interested - let me know. With all the different search algorithms and priority sorting, I may never even see your profile unless you give me a sign. "Like" my profile in your matches, favourite me, send a message, visit my profile every day like a psycho (I'd be flattered) - whatever you think best! :P
Conversation Starters (i.e. what you'd like to do on a first date...)
Probably more of a casual meeting, perhaps a cafe, or a tap room. Maybe Valley Fair if the weather is good. Perhaps playing a game at Chatterbox or Fantasy Flight if you're into that. Have you ever tried an escape room? Have you ever tried the HARRY POTTER ESCAPE ROOM? Maybe laser tag or bowling. Let's go win a crappy key-chain at Dave & Busters. No pressure, just looking to see if there's a connection, and hopefully have a good time. (Which is NOT code for sex).