FUN FACT: I broke my toe dancing while practicing some new moves so I could try to impress the ladies back in high school
Overall, I feel I'm a well balanced good guy, with enough "bad" in the right places to keep things exciting. I'm a lover and a fighter. I know there's a lot guys that say it, but old fashion Chivalry is not dead with me. I can be kind of a dork at times, but I'll put a smile on your face one way or another. I love to laugh and stay positive, even when the negative happens. There's a lesson to learn every time something negative happens to us and that in itself is a positive event to me. I live my life to the fullest everyday. I have a strong bond with my large family and friends that I love and appreciate very much. I'm easy going and laid back. I enjoy my career in Management and take pride in being a hard-working, reliable man of my word. I'm also very straight forward and honest, but I've learned through the years that being this way sometimes causes its own set of issues for me. My way of thinking is, it's easier to deal with the small predicaments I'm going to get into from being blunt and truthful than to deal with the bigger drama and pain that will happen if I get caught up in a lie or keep my feelings in.
I'm a big Foodie, wine, beer, and drink lover. I enjoy new restaurants and will try almost anything to eat, especially exotic foods. I'm very cultured and love to travel, whether near or far. I hope to visit all 50 states (about half so far) and many other countries in my lifetime. My next trip planned is Cancun in Sept. As far as hobbies go, I don't do any one thing all the time but I like to play chess, poker, and read a good book. I'm a big science and history nerd and I majored in Biology in college. Learning something new is an everyday goal of mine that I'll take to the grave. I'm adventurous and would try dang near anything at least once. I work out when I find the time. I like to go to a good party or bar with friends, but rarely go to clubs. I'm getting too old for that and there are way too many other things to do out there that I haven't done.
What attracts me:
I'm looking for my future best friend to share life's adventure. I believe that you get what you give, so if you want a great partner in life then you have to give that back in return or more. I'm mostly attracted to independent, loyal, open-minded, out-going, easy going, and positive women, similar to myself, with a slim or athletic build. Intelligence is a great trait. I enjoy deep conversation on a great variety of subject matter. Being adventurous and spontaneous are also good virtues. I've dated different races and I'm open to any skin color. I don't mind tattoos, as I have a few myself. I'm a confident, secure man and I like those qualities in a woman also because I don't give a woman a reason to be jealous. I'm passionate about a woman who can make me a better man and bring the best out of me, as I'm aware I'll never be perfect. Really, I'm just looking to meet new people, go out, and date in the near term, but I have no commitment issues and I want kids in the future if the road takes me down that direction. It takes time to build a solid relationship, based on friendship, that will last and I don't take that lightly. I've never been married and I'm very determined to only do it once in my life.
Some favorite Quotes:
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain"
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk.That will teach you to keep your mouth shut"
"Don't ever promise more than you can deliver,but always deliver more than you promise"
"The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering"
"The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing"
If you have any questions, I'm an open book, so just ask.