Someone who wrestles with what’s grabbling him, open-mindedly examines the big picture, and seeks understanding—yes, a thinker. It takes self-trust and a desire to live this life beautifully. It takes contemplation to make meaning out of this complex, stunning world. It requires active pursuit of understanding to write your own life’s script. As

Yann Martel wrote in “Life of Pi”—

“The world isn't just the way it is. It is how we understand it, no? And in understanding something, we bring something to it, no? Doesn't that make life a story?”

The ability to think about our thinking—metacognition—was written about by Aristotle and many other philosophers since. It’s a unique, human trait, and maybe our most powerful one. I sought partnership with someone who desired to think deeply and seek understanding and meaning.