The Bay Area is filled with engineers, on account of all the tech companies that set up shop in Silicon Valley.
When I was online dating, my bread and butter dates were usually engineers.
Indeed, my best friend is an engineer himself.
I greatly admire engineers, although I usually can’t even begin to grasp what they do for a living.
Something to do with customer technical account management.
For someone who is decidedly right-brained, I’m impressed that I can even tell you that much.
Personally, I want to wind up with a left-brained person, to balance me out.
Someone grounded and logical.
Good at math and finances.
However, he also needs to be open to other-worldly experiences like Burning Man and regional burns.
I’m quite certain there are men who exist who match this criteria.
I meet TONS of men at Burning Man who have left-brained jobs in the Default World but who are also creative and open-minded.
Does The Swede fit my idea of an ideal man?
Well, I’ve never seen him balance his checkbook, but I did see him get dressed up at unSCruz.
And I’m pretty sure he enjoyed himself.
So I’d say he’s an excellent candidate.
Plus, I like him.
I may not understand what he does for a living, but I certainly like the stabilizing force he brings to my life.
Hopefully, he appreciates the little bit of chaos I introduce into his life. . .