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mara6628

42 year old man | Irving, TX, USA | Seeking women 29-49 within 30 miles

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Relationship:
Divorced
Have kids:
No
Wants kids:
Probably not
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Body type:
Athletic and toned
Height:
5'9" (175cms)
Faith:
Christian / Catholic
Smoke:
No Way
Drink:
Social Drinker
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In his own words

Want a peak behind the curtain to see what guys really think? Here you go. And remember you agreed to it. Look, online dating sucks for both sexes and here's why: For the FEMALES: There are very few of you that are actually good looking on these sites. Don't believe me? Change your search settings and see what we guys are looking at. It's not pretty. Pun intended. So the handful of attractive women get bombarded with messages - as they would with stares in public - and it's annoying. Flattering at times, but annoying after awhile. You get discouraged that a 65 year old guy thinks he has a chance, or that the guy in Ontario thinks distance isn't a problem or that Shrek and you would look good at Del Friscos on a Saturday night. These guys have digital balls, not real ones. It takes real ones to approach you in public and guys nowadays suck at it because, in part, of digital dating. So, an inbox full of messages is bittersweet. So what do you do? If you have the time, you sift through the hottest guys, read what he cares about and pray he's not talking to three other women online. Which he is. You go on a few dates, hook up a bit and then realize he's not ready for commitment or is a good catch, but not a great one. Bring on the wine because the cycle starts over again. What GUYS do: Now, here's where it gets even worse. So we go after the top of the pyramid and for many of the reasons mentioned above, don't connect with you. This is odd to us because we are used to dating attractive women and have all our lives. We are a little perplexed. We don't have any shirtless selfies. Not posing with a dead deer. No shots at the gym. No creepy guy looks at all. Huh. Now what do we do? Widen the search. Loosen up on the standards, start looking at new profile pictures posted through rose colored glasses. Not good. (This is when we need someone to intervene). Now it's simply a runaway train with no brakes - because now all the 6's and 7's think they're 9's or 10's because of all the messages they're getting. And we guys are the ones feeding this beast (possible pun insertion?). So what do we do? Go out with the ones we're really not that into and basically enter the same cycle described above. Out comes the wine. So the truly lucky ones out there are the super hot and super shallow because that's an obvious click. (Odds are they tan at the same salon anyway). Or the super obese because at least they know where they stand. Or more likely, sit. And please. We know you can go from a t-shirt to a ball gown in 20 mins. It's as oft-used as guys saying they are perfectly fine staying in a cuddling watching a movie. Or that your mom and dog will approve. Or better yet, asking you how your day's going as an intro email. Red flags: using any references, either in your heading or narrative, that relates to any Disney or fairy tale related characterization. Guys that respond to those are either naive or desperate. Holding a fish. More than one bikini pic. Continually referring to your mate as "financially stable" and/or looking for a "successful, driven guy". We get it. Odds are we've already written one check and have learned that sort of date speak. And we do chuckle when we see you're not in the same financial strata as us - or at least close. That would be detrimental or counterintuitive to your other requirement of us: Intelligent. What guy in their right mind would sign up for that? Uber red flag. We want parity too. Excessive weight lifting/cross fit pics (yes some women do gym selfies). The pic of you unintentionally flexing your tricep. Tantamount to the shirtless bathroom selfie. And the golden rule: if posting pics with your girlfriends - make sure you're the hottest one. I enjoy sardonic humor as you can tell. I guess, in a mate, I'm looking for a merger and not an acquisition. Hope this made you chuckle. Or think. Or both. M

His interests

Book club , Camping , Coffee and conversation , Business networking , Cooking , Dining out , Fishing/Hunting , Gardening/Landscaping , Movies/Videos , Museums and art , Music and concerts , Exploring new areas , Performing arts , Playing cards , Playing sports , Political interests , Religion/Spiritual , Travel/Sightseeing , Wine tasting

Sports & exercise

Baseball, Basketball, Billiards / Pool, Bowling, Cycling, Football, Golf, Hockey, Inline skating, Martial arts, Other types of exercise, Running, Skiing, Swimming, Tennis / Racquet sports, VolleyBall, Walking / Hiking, Weights / Machines, Yoga


I exercise 3-4 times per week.


Sign

Aquarius

Pets

I have Dogs

Political views

Middle of the Road

Favorite hot spots

Australia, Singapore, France, Central America, Vegas and Lake Austin Spa/Resort. French country side especially when seen from a River Cruise. Great trip! Tulum and Belize have recently made the list. I so want to retire in Tulum :)

College

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Favorite things

P 90X and Boxing keep me fit and humble. I find I'm most attracted to someone who can intelligently discuss current events - or at least something beyond reality tv... Love to mountain bike on the Campion Vino Intelligent conversation

For fun

Exercise. Wine. Sushi. Intelligent conversation. Mountain biking. People watching. Reading. Cooking. Travel is a must! Intelligence, humor and depth are the most important traits I seek in a partner. And nice legs and teeth. :)

Last read

A Most Dangerous Book - Christopher Krebs. I usually have three books going at once. Now reading Dark Wake - Erik Larson's latest. Sinking of the Lusitania - WWI. Really compelling read thus far. Love historical non-fiction.

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  Him What he is looking for
Appearance
Height: 5'9" (175cms) 5'0" (152cms) to 5'8" (172cms)
Body type: Athletic and toned Slender, Athletic and toned
Eyes: Green Black, Blue, Brown, Grey, Green, Hazel
Hair: Dark blonde Black, Light brown, Dark brown, Blonde, Dark blonde, Platinum
Lifestyle
Smoke: No Way No Way, Occasionally
Drink: Social Drinker Social Drinker, Moderately
Occupation: Executive / Management No preference
VP/Sales - Alliances/Channels - high tech.
Income: $150,001+ $75,001 to $100,000, $100,001 to $150,000, $150,001+
Relationship: Divorced Never Married, Widow / Widower, Divorced
Have kids: No Yes, and they sometimes live at home, No, Yes, and they live away from home, Yes, and they live at home
Wants kids: Probably not Not sure, Probably not, No, but it's OK if my partner has kids
Background
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian Asian, East Indian, Latino / Hispanic, Middle Eastern, Native American, Pacific Islander, White / Caucasian, Other
Swedish/German
Faith: Christian / Catholic Agnostic, Atheist, Christian / Catholic, Christian / Protestant, Spiritual but not religious, Other, Christian / Other
Raised Catholic. It was a blast.....
Languages: English Chinese, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian
Education: Bachelors degree Some college, Associates degree, Bachelors degree, Graduate degree, PhD / Post Doctoral
Studied Business and International Marketing. Debating on an MBA. I'm a VP at a Technology company running Channel Sales and Alliances.
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