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53, Male, Divorced, Adelaide - South & South Eastern Suburbs, SA
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One thing doesn't change, life is an adventure, embrace it, challenge it, just get on board with me and have a go.

Having reached the half century do I look back and see where I have been or do I carry on forward for the next 50 years. I like to think I'm going to drag myself kicking and screaming to that big 100 and having a few adventures on the way. If I do look back I see that I have already had an adventurous life, I have two great kids well ones an adult (where did that time go) which has been the biggest adventure. I have also squeezed in some smaller ones, surviving a close encounter with a giant anaconda in the Amazon, staring down a heyena in Africa and surviving Cherynoble go figure.
Friends describe me as loyal and dependable probably to do with the fact that I have remained in my two jobs whilst climbing the promotion ladder in both for 30 odd years, but this doesn't mean I'm a workaholic it just means I'm good at what I do.
So how will I see myself at my 100th same as my 51st, content, healthy and happy and guaranteed to still have a full head of hair, gottat be happy with that.

What I still want to do is share the next 50 years with someone who can make me laugh, teach me new things, expand my horizons. I am keen to take up new challenges and help my kids to expand their knowledge and experiences.

My job entails me to actively listen, decide and then act whilst at the same time needing to respect the other persons position and what they are trying to achieve, being able to negotiate is a valuable tool that helps in both the work environment and my social environment.

I have integrity which sounds a bit old fashion but it is still important in what I believe makes a successful relationship. Tried not to end on a serious bit but hey whatever!

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At a glance

Summary BEN417's details BEN417's ideal partner
Age 53 years old 46 - 52 yrs old
Location Adelaide - South & South Eastern Suburbs, SA Adelaide Hills, SA Clare Valley, SA South Eastern Region, SA Adelaide - Eastern Suburbs, SA Adelaide - South & South Eastern Suburbs, SA Murraylands, SA Adelaide - North & North Eastern Suburbs, SA Mid Northern Region, SA Adelaide City, SA Adelaide - Western & Beachside Suburbs, SA Barossa Valley, SA Riverland, SA
Body type Athletic Slim, Athletic
Height 5'10/177 cm 5'3/160 cm - 5'10/177 cm
Smoking habits Don't smoke Don't smoke
Relationship status Divorced Separated, Single, Widowed, Divorced
Have children Yes, have children living at home sometimes
How many
Age range
16 yrs - 21 yrs
No, have no children, Yes, have children who don't live at home, Yes, have children living at home, Yes, have children living at home sometimes
Wants children Don't want any (more) of my own but yours are fine Don't want any (more) of my own but yours are fine
Personality Social Average, Social
Eye colour Blue
Hair colour Light Brown
Nationality AUSTRALIA
Ethnic/cultural background Other
Religion Atheist Atheist, Other
Political persuasion No strong beliefs No strong beliefs
Sign of the Zodiac Capricorn Check compatibility »
Drinking habits Occasionally / socially Occasionally / socially
Diet No special diet No special diet
Have pets Yes, have pets
Education level Some college
Industry Education / Science
Job role Management

What I'm looking for

Someone who loves life doesn't fear a challenge which doesn't mean lets go bungy jumping. Honesty and integrity goes without saying. Ability to always be able to put on a smile and have a laugh. Able to hold a conversation and have input. Be able to genuinely show affection and compassion.

  • Female, for a relationship or dating

My interests

60's 70's 80's and what ever is on the radio at the time. Enjoy concerts (can't wait for the Rolling Stones) and have even been known to go to the ASO.
When I get time which is not often but when I do it's not a couple of pages I'll read 80-100. Trying to get through the Jack Reacher series at the moment.
Movies & TV
Like most movies prefer the escapism genre but then again two of my favourite movies are Love Actually and 4 Weddings and a Funeral
Yes I like most sports...I particularly enjoy diving and snow skiing. I also enjoy taking my daughter to watch the crows......although I could be easily persuaded to take someone else!!
Other Interests
Most outdoor pursuits, walking, diving, skiing (snow), camping, 4WD but no fishing. Jamie Oliver and me are best mates when it comes to cooking. Travel OS at least once a year.

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Last online:
05 Apr '14


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