Let me try to tell you a little about myself. It's so hard to get a feeling for what a person is really like through reading a couple of paragraphs, but here goes... I'm very outgoing, and not afraid to be a little bit of a goof to make people laugh. I've always thought a good sense of humor is essential in life. How else are you supposed to get through, if you can't laugh at yourself? ... I like to keep active and go to the gym after work. I think it’s important to keep in shape and stay healthy. Now, I’m not always the best, and I have been known to slip out of my routine here and there…but I do try to keep on a good pattern. I love going to the beach or the mountain. I like skiing, riding snowmobiles, or just a good old-fashioned snowball fight every once in a while. I am Christian and I have always felt that God was leading my life. I look to him for all of my strength. I love sharing new experiences with someone special, and showing her that she is important to me. I love going out to dinners, movies, comedy clubs, dancing, or just cuddling up to watch a movie at home. I wouldn't mind cooking for her occasionally either…
I went to Oregon State University and got my degree in Health Care Administration. After working in the field for a few years, I'm now the administrator for an Assisted Living Facility. I never thought I would end up here, but I actually love it. I always thought I would be working with kids. But it does mean a lot to me to be able to make my residents smile. I LOVE being able to make their day. Especially when they might not have anyone else in their lives that can bring that smile or say hello every morning... I love making a difference in the world, even if it is just in their little circle. I remember hearing this story about a woman walking down the beach where a bunch of starfish had been washed up on the shore. She was picking them up one here, one there, and throwing them back into the ocean. This person walked up to her and asked her why she was doing this. She said that there are so many starfish washed up on the beach, you can’t possibly get them all, it won't make a difference. The old lady just looked at her while holding one in her hand, threw it out into the ocean, and said, "I just made all the difference in the world to that one..." That's kind of how I feel. I might not be able to make a big difference in the world, but I do get to make a mark with the elderly people that I care about. Anyway, I'm sure you've probably heard that story. I might have even messed it up, but that’s just the way I’ve always felt about my work. Although I feel it is important to be successful in a professional capacity, that's not where my focus lies. I enjoy the true jewels of life, which I find in spending time with family and friends, spending time with God, traveling, exploring, experiencing new things, making friends, yadda, yadda, yadda. This is where I find the greatest success. I've always been very social and confident when it comes to meeting new "people." I've always been a very romantic person as well. I like to spoil my girl! I love bringing home a bouquet of flowers or a box of candy every now and then. I love cuddling up around a cozy fire or eating a candlelight dinner. I am the type of person who believes in loving one person and never being dishonest, never cheating, never giving up on that special person even through hard times. Those hard times will come, guaranteed. We always want the good times in our life, but that’s not always the case. I think it's just as important if not more important to see how someone handles the bad times, as to how they handle the good ones. I have always felt that some of the BEST things in life are the littlest things such as family, friends, and the love of someone special by your side for the rest of your life. I work with the elderly, and I see it everyday. Couples who have been together for 50 to 60 years. Couples who love each other and finish each other's sentences. Couples who are going through experiences such as cancer and other sicknesses, yet they stick by each other side through it all. I’ve seen a husband sit next to his wife’s bed day after day for hours on end just so she would not feel lonely. Just so she would know there is someone that will always be there for her until the end. It's amazing to see and it really gives me hope that there is someone out there for each of us. That's what I want to find.
Ideal match description:
I have always believed that the best relationships come from friendships. Trust and Honesty are essential. They are the cornerstones of any good loving relationship. I do have to admit that I have dated a bunch of girls, but I have just never found the right one. Most of the girls I date are so full of themselves, and just think that the world should be handed to them on a silver platter. They say that they want love but end up playing head games and sometimes cheating on you. I have only dated one girl that I actually considered marrying. We clicked right off the bat and she was so comfortable to me. We felt the same way about so many things. When I would talk with her, I would think how can this girl have so much in common with me. On our first date all we did was go up on the mountain and talk for hours while we watched the sunset and then the stars. She would do little things that I just LOVED about her. It's always the little things that make a difference with me. One time, I got very sick, and she went out and bought chicken, potatoes, corn, carrots and noodles and made me homemade chicken noodle soup. She put together this little care package with a book to read, some tea, and the soup so I would feel better. I NEVER forgot that. It's the little things in life like that, that mean the most to me. I would like to find a REAL girl who wants to find a true love. Someone that would like a serious relationship and isn't going to cheat on their boyfriend. To many girls play head games. I'm sick of that. I want to find someone who I can get to know the real person inside, and vice versa. I do have to admit that I'm not perfect. I don't think anyone is. BUT I try to be the best person and man that I can be. I want to find someone that I can share all the GREAT things in this world with. Sunsets on the beach, a snowball fight in the winter, skiing down a mountain slope, cuddling up next to a fire, maybe even something as simple as waking up next to that person you love more then life itself every morning! I'm really starting to sound sappy aren't I?
My languages skills:
English: I am advanced in every skill Russian: I know a few everyday expressions, can write and read in very short and simple sentences only, vocabulary very limited