I can't describe my perfect match. I'm sure that she is out there--and I can only hope that I'll soon find her. My guess is that she is caring, loving, and honest. Caring to the point that she keeps little things in mind--responding to flowers I may bring her, playing with my nephews, just returning a smile. Loving in that she reciprocates all of the special things that I would do for her out of love--surprise flowers, dates, anything and everything that my spontaneity drives me to. Lastly, honest to the end that she'll hold both her caring and loving attitudes truthfully towards me and all that I care about. Honest love is the best kind--to look into someone's eyes and know that you're the only one for them.
Moreover, compromise and tolerance are among the most valuable things in a partner. Everyone has their little quirks, but understanding and tolerating them is essential in making things last. Compromise isn't the name of an old wooden ship--it's an idea that in a working relationship everyone has to give a little to get a little.
Also, someone who will at least feign interest in the things their partner enjoys. I get easily excited by random things. Part of my excitement is manifested by sharing the experience with someone--youtube videos, news, etc.. The ability to pretend that you're interested in what is so entertaining is a skill that will take you pretty far in life.
Some things I couldn't do without:
1) Dissonance--without which you could never truly appreciate a consonance.
2) Humor--laughing until you're about to puke is not only therapeutic, but it serves a necessary bodily function.
3) Lance--he is my dog. The end.
4) Drumming--it relieves stress, creates music, brings friends closer, cures cancer, and strawberries.
5) Family--I'm Italian and have a large family.
6) Chocolate animal crackers--omg, from Wal Mart. Run, don't walk to your nearest Wal Mart and get some. In a blue bag.
Just wanted to provide a bit of an update. I own a beautiful home and am not looking to move anywhere at least for the next few years. My immediate family is an important part of my life--if family (especially your own) isn't important to you, we probably won't be a good match. I have an amazing job, am very financially stable, and have a great dog. The gist of all of this is that I am happy. I don't necessarily need a woman to complete my life or make me truly happy. It is important to make that distinction. Meeting the right person would, however, considerably augment an already great life. If you are in a similar situation in that you already are a separate, independent individual with a life of your own and are looking to create something special and unique in addition to all that, we'd probably be good together.
Thanks for playing.