Someone who’s a feminist.
Someone whose hilarious, witty banter astounds you…but only once you get to know them.
Someone who is flabbergasted at the sight of a starry sky on a clear night.
Someone who maybe lacks some self-confidence and faces insecurities (as we all do) but smiles bravely and dorkily all the same when you capture them in a hug.
Someone who writes poetry in their head without realizing that they are the poem they’ve been trying to write all along.
Someone whose favorite dates involve trips to museums.
Someone who’s a humanitarian.
Someone whose first kiss to you is on the cheek or the forehead.
Someone who keeps up with current events and has an intelligent opinion on half of it and will humbly admit that they have no clue what to think of the other half.
Someone who cries during marriage proposal scenes on TV.
Someone who is globally literate – an adventurer, a traveler, a learner of cultures, a speaker of many tongues.
Someone who maybe has trouble showing affection, so that when they do, it’s all the more special.
Someone who realizes that we are literally just tiny specks of dust floating in space guided by social constructs and surrounded by nothingness but still believes that life contains hope, purpose, and possibility.
Someone who’s both a cat and a dog person but is basically 99% cat.
Someone who reads Sartre and Faulkner, but will still claim that the Harry Potter series are the best books of all time.
Someone who makes mistakes and apologizes genuinely.
Someone who treats your subpar singing as if it were the love child of Adele and Beyonce’s voices.
Someone who stops to make silly faces at children (or at least won’t mind when I do).
Someone who appreciates all music but has a soft spot for amazing movie soundtracks, indie/alternative, and “dad music” (Queen, The Beach Boys, Brandon Flowers).
Someone who will watch chick flicks and cheesy Christmas movies with you over mugs of hot chocolate and marshmallows.
Someone who adds a touch of compassion to everything they do, a Hufflepuff at heart.
Someone who embraces the countryside as well as the city and can’t decide whether they like the East Coast or the West Coast better.
Someone who cares deeply about their work.
Someone who will make a fool of themselves on the dance floor just because they know how much you love to dance.
Someone whose existence is pure art.
Someone who loves you. Honestly, purely, gently, passionately.