Sisters, please don't be insulted by the following, but I really mean what I say:
It is spring 2013 and I am attempting this one last time. I am not in a hurry. I want what is right and good for the two of us.
I suffer from Major Depression. I use every medical option and treat it with medication. I have found that the daily prayer keeps me grounded as well.
I am comfortable with who I am and will not change. I will adapt to complement, but I live a quiet life and will continue to do so.
I have a job and position that I enjoy. I travel weekly, and that will not change. I do not expect to relocate.
I have a widowed Mother who deserves and gets my attention daily. She does not live near me so I speak with her daily.
I am an "intellectual" I read constantly and on almost every subject. I have been call aloof, prideful, and a snob because of this innate quest for knowledge.
I hold the office of High Priest and I revere and cherish my Priesthood.
If I haven't scared you off yet here goes the rest!
I was married right out of collage and it ended quickly with no children. The mother of my children and I were married for 18 years.
I have always had a close relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ being reared a Presbyterian [like Lucy Mac Smith].
I am a convert to the church [joining in 1991] and have been blessed with a solid testimony of The Prophet Joseph Smith and his Divine mission to restore the Gospel in it's fullness. I took my family to be sealed in the Temple in 1992.
I have three amazing daughters. the eldest  was married in the St. Louis Temple and is currently living in Springfield , MO with her husband. They both graduated from BYU. My middle daughter  is teaching high school in one of our St Louis suburban schools . She was married in June of 2012. She is not active in the church. My "baby"  is at The University of Arkansas School of Nursing. She wouldn't sleep through the night until she was 3 and still has all of that energy! She has chosen not to be active in the church as well.
The first great trial of my faith came when I was separated and divorcing from my children's' mother. I distanced myself from the gospel, the members of my ward and my savior. I behaved badly and failed that test. Five years later came another test and I failed, but not quite so bad. Five years ago was the most recent and greatest test. I passed with flying colors. I am confident that while I may struggle, my faith has grown to include the Savior daily & with him I can survive anything.
Things I enjoy: reading, classical music, the theater [I have seen Wicked in four cities!], entertaining guests [and cooking for them]. I use crystal, silver and china every Sunday, I don't own paper napkins, paper plates or plastic cups.
I do own my own apartment and it reflects my taste. I expect it to be modified when I am married by my partner.
I enjoy a bargain, whether it is saving a few cents on gasoline or prowling the antique stores and consignment shops I find great pleasure in living well and not paying for it!
I am a political conservative; you should be also [that does not mean a Republican, it is a thought process and a value system].
I have a secure position and have been with the same company for 15 years. I am as secure as one can be these days .
I have as little interaction as possible with my children's' mother. I do have to interact with her regarding the children and on holidays. She chooses to be most unpleasant.
I do not camp. I am an Eagle Scout and I know what camping is and I never want to do it again. I would rather spend the afternoon in a museum than in the woods. I enjoy the opera and baseball [I will tell you why they are the same later]. I use to be adequate at golf but I have not played in years. I exercise now so I can have cake and ice cream!
I am looking for a true partner and "helpmate". I desire someone as secure with themselves as I am with myself, someone who cares about how they look [but is not obsessed with it]. I want a passionate lover [AFTER we are married] and best friend. I cook only due to necessity. I will happily relinquish that task.
My most important role in this life has been that of father. I expect to be a step-father to your children if you have any. I do not expect to have any more children biologically.
Family history wise, I am not part of the early church members, but can trace ancestors to the early 1600's in Virginia, and the 1820's in Missouri.
If I have missed something you want to know, please ask, and I will tell you whatever you want to know.
All the best,