I'm a strong-willed, independent yet tender woman. I know myself very well. I'm not shy in a one to one relationship but prefer not to be in a large social setting unless I need to be then watch out! I will win the toughest personality over, not because I'm an empty charmer, but because God has blessed my family with charisma. I'm a survivor who likes to protect my feelings yet am sensitive to others and am a nurturer. I love art openings, fine wine, laughter and long conversations. I love deep thought and discussion. Reading and writing are passions of mine. I don't care about sports (except fishing!) , old cars, men who wear tennis shoes and ball caps for every occasion. I want an intelligent companion with a sense of style. Don't like cutsey but do like mystery, intrigue and romance. Surprise me with a special evening you have planned and I will love it very much. Any relationship must have God at the center for it to succeed, even friendship. So, if you love God and serve Him, even better.