Love unconditionally and give more than you receive.And if it's right, you'll feel like you're the lucky one in the relationship.), fast food lover (In and Out), and, if you're lucky, a love lover (need I explain more? Guys think I'm a cool girl and I'm inclined to agree.
My idea of our perfect first date Just cause I like In and Out doesn't mean you get away with that on our first date. Really, any place that you think is cool is probably cool by me, as long as I can have a mojito (or two) and not find myself looking at my watch every ten minutes. I find that most "bad boys" don't have much of a sense of humor, so you guys can spare yourself the time of writing to me. My perception of an ideal relationship One that lasts forever. What I've learned from my past relationships Not to echo a theme, but don't stay in bad relationships out of fear of being alone.Maybe I've watched a few too many movies, but the whole "Princess Bride" fantasy really stands out. What girl doesn't want a man who responds "as you wish..." to anything you say?! Be vulnerable, because if you don't risk anything, you don't gain anything.Don't get me wrong, I love to cook, but I must admit I'm enjoying my recent independence. Ideally, I'd pick you up at your place, find a restaurant that's conducive to good conversation and hope to find that spark within the first ten minutes. I'm just looking for a life partner, someone to fill in the last three words on my New York Times crossword puzzle, someone to remind me to lock the door behind me, someone to explain what they're fighting about in Bosnia. What I've learned from my past relationships At risk of sounding cliché (and remember, clichés are clichés for a reason), it's all about compromise. So this Internet dating thing isn't about marriage for me at all; it's about companionship. I guess I'm looking for a woman who is mature, brainy, fit, and down to earth. Two adult individuals merging into one unit is a tall order, especially if both are bright, independent, and in my case, stubborn. Last time I was in Spain, I spent about two hours marveling at La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, I bought 2 huge prints at the Dali museum in Figueras, and I ate the most delicious paella in a little seaside town called Sitges. Other important and underrated virtues include: doing nice things for no apparent reason, lots and lots of laughter, a mutually satisfying love life, and the hope that you can have a long and bright future together.
If you go on an African safari, describe it with a roar. Butternut squash soup, chicken marsala with mushrooms and strawberries and cream for dessert.
Now, after 20 years in business, I'm starting to think I want to learn more about bio again.
I'm more aesthete than athlete, more Felix than Oscar, more ego than id. I treat women like gold, I don't play games and I've never cheated on anyone in my life.
The good news is that the details are all about you, and since you've been hanging out with yourself all these years, it should be simple. Need some help in getting to the heart of the matter? If you get a new mountain bike, suggest a ride as a date idea. ), a single strand of Mardi Gras beads, a SAE pledge paddle... a photo of me and my dad fishing when I was 8, a rack of four rods that he left me when he passed away, and a baseball mitt signed by Mickey Mantle (Dad was from New York)..into the living room... Chili Peppers, Kid Rock, Eminem and some 70's classic rock that I sing out loud to in my car (but only by myself)...a few books that I'm currently juggling (I was the rare English/Finance major)... Maybe a bottle of pinot grigio, maybe a little bit of kissing, and then, well, we'll let you decide the rest...
Notice that they're fun, conversational and chock-full of very specific details -- both little day-to-day things and the big picture ideals. Respect is huge - because if you don't respect someone, you're gonna try and change them - and if you're trying to change someone, you shouldn't be in a relationship with them.
It's not about who wins or loses, but who is big enough to apologize for the greater good of the relationship. I'm well into my second act (as my husband passed away four years ago) and I think I'm finally getting the hang of it. What I've learned from my past relationships Men are from Venus, women are from Mars, and that no self-help book can substitute for true love and strength during trying times.