Only 4000 characters? Oh dear...if it were more, I'd fill it I'm sure. Not necessarily do I care to talk about myself, it's just that there is so much to talk about with new people.
I have learned and changed so much over the last 3 years. Since then I have learned about sacrifice and selfishness; selflessness and graciousness. That time is not to be taken for granted or wasted but treasured. That just because you have some downtime doesn't mean that you need to fill it just to fill it. I've learned that people need to learn a lot about integrity and that nothing more challenging is working about people that don't commit to what they say. Although, I've also learned that I can let things go so much easier now because when you don't have control over someone else, it's relieving.
I'll save some of the philosophical discussions for later but for now, my favourite subject; like most single moms, is the topic of their kids. And not to suggest it's not the same for men, not at all. My son is of course what my world revolves around. It doesn't mean that I'm not here for a reason now. I'm on Match now because it's time for me too.
My son actually offered that perhaps we'd find a boyfriend for me at his hockey games. Smart kid!
If I were to pick from a list of qualities I look for in a man it's consideration at the top of my list. I would never look a chivalrous gift horse in the mouth as I'm teaching my son to be that very man. Kind. That's it. Kind and empathetic. Not a hair trigger temper please. I hope you are mature enough to be able to work through those temptations. I'm looking for someone to talk to - not someone to change me.
I've got the same friends I've had since I was in grade school and we are close. Talk every couple of days close. I no longer have my parents and this is still recent but not so that I can't focus on myself now.
I'm definitely a glass full kind of person. I choose to enjoy the day as much as is possible. (refer to first paragraph) and I love to laugh, spend time with kids, work, be physical, be outside and do for others.
There is more - but I'll leave that for when we talk.