More About MeI like people and find them interesting. Everyone is different, so it always fun to get to know somebody. My ideal mate would be someone who is down to earth, compassionate, flexible, and cares about making a relationship work. I prefer listening to talking, particularly about myself. I believe it takes awhile to truly know a person but it is almost always worth the wait. I love to be surprised! Political AffiliationIndependent, lean Republican. Who I Would Like to MeetI would like a partner who is down to earth, compassionate, and cares about other people. Someone who thinks of others as much as they do themselves. I would also like someone who is spiritual or religious. Where You Were RaisedCleveland, Ohio Others NoticeI am relaxed, confident, and always interested to learn about other people first. I ask a lot of questions, and would rather listen to the other person's answers before talking a lot about myself ( ot that I have anything to hide :)) Favorite FoodChicken or beef teriyaki, sushi, pizza, spaghetti with meatballs, chicken wings Favorite PlacesJapanese and Italian restaurants, warm places, camping grounds, golf course Friday or Saturday Nights IMeeting with friends for dinner, going to bars or nightclubs, staying home watching movies or reading books, relaxing. Life GoalsI am always looking to expand my career opportunities. I am a lawyer in solo practice and am trying to expand and diversify my are of expertise. I grew up in Northeast Ohio, and plan on staying here because its home. However, I believe this region has a lot of potential and I'd like to do everything I can to expand opportunity here and help grow our economy and population.