Singles File: Melissa Barber


>> The perfect date: Good wine, fine conversation and some sort of live entertainment, preferably music or comedy

>> Something most people don’t know about me: I am a character-voice singer for online greeting cards for American Greetings.

>> I own too many: Black items of clothing. But black can go with anything.

>> My favorite ... place in Cleveland: PlayhouseSquare ... sports team: Cavaliers —there’s always something happening in basketball. Someone is always making a move or doing something ... book: Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. I loved the idea that the author was able to take a year to explore and gain new experiences. I guess I lived vicariously through her. ... bar: D’Vine Wine Bar

>> In high school I was ...The flirty one

>> My best feature: I’m charismatic.

>> My bad habit: I have opinions on a lot of things. And if I have an opinion, I’m not afraid to share it.

>> My first kiss: Was in seventh grade

>> Three things I can’t live without: Faith, family and friends

>> Going out or staying in: Going out. There’s a lot to be seen. I’m always curious to see what other performers are doing.

>> Dogs or cats: Neither; I’m not much of a pet person.

>> Beer, wine or martinis: Cabernet

>> Roses or chocolates: Roses. Flowers are pretty to look at; chocolate just adds pounds. And flowers are something you usually don’t buy for yourself.

>> My No. 1 dating rule: Call me, don’t text me.

>> If I could marry anyone: He would be handsome, adventurous. He’d be someone who likes to travel, appreciates the arts, someone with an interesting career and someone who is rooted in faith and family.

>> My longest relationship: 15 years

>> On a first date, I never ... A lot of things, but I try never to make too many promises.

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