Others see me as a perfectionist as I always want to do things the right way.
I tend to withhold negative feelings because I prefer not to hurt people.
I am a leader and people regularly look to me to fill this role.
My values are duty, loyalty and commitment.
I am an assertive person and usually speak my mind.
I can be seductive and charming in winning others over to my side.
When faced with several tasks to do, I will often get distracted as I have a difficult time keeping priorities clear.
My esteem often depends more upon my having an expertise in a niche that others do not occupy.
I enjoy hosting special times with friends or family.
Others see me as serious because I often put fun aside until my work is completed.
I prefer to work with others who get things done in a more structured and orderly way.
There are times when I feel too self-controlled and wish that I could let go more.
I feel most needed and useful when I am helpful and caring toward others.
I am usually patient, relaxed and content unless something challenges me directly.
At times I can almost be paralyzed with fear and yet other times I find myself attacking my fears with viciousness and boldness.
My tastes are incredibly unique and unusual: I thrive on being seen this way by others.
I feel most needed when others trust me enough to share their feelings with me.
I have been known to be emotionally up and down, sometimes driving others away with my varying withdrawal or stormy emotionalism.
My inner mind is almost always racing and I find it very hard to shut it down and relax.
I can get defiant and confrontational toward anyone who does not give me good reasons for blocking my goals.
I have tendencies toward being a work-a-holic in my drive toward success.
I have no patience for chaos or lack of leadership, and in those situations I will either fill the vacuum or walk away.
I appear to others as a logical reasoning person yet in the end I instinctively know the right thing to do.
I have a special talent for seeing potential problems before they occur and I deal with them before they get out of hand.
I can easily sympathize with others when I hear about their hardships or struggles.
I am honorable and fair to others as long as they do what they say and do not try to manipulate me.
I am seldom bored, as I can usually keep myself fascinated within my own thoughts.
I tend to get angry after consistently putting out for others and getting little in return.
Whenever I find myself isolated or alone I have been known to create a secret fantasy self in my imagination that is the source of my artistic side.
I sometimes create problems for myself by jumping into things too quickly or by not accepting the input of others.
I feel best about myself when I am meaningfully connected with others.
I get really nervous when I can't determine or count on where someone stands.
I am known as a person who always tries to find a better way to improve things.
I dislike being pressed by people for a decision before I have had the time to fully understand the problem and arrive at a deeper insight.
When things get stressful I tend to get very hyper-vigilant.
I am like a chameleon often becoming whatever role I need to play to get the job done.
I can usually identify what is right or wrong in most situations.
People who are passive or double-minded bring out the worst in me; I will tend to either get blunt with them or walk away.
I often find it hard to know what my deep inner feelings are which causes me anxiety.
I am known to diligently stay with a problem for hours, often not letting it go until I have found its solution, even at the detriment of taking care of my own needs.
In doing a task, I see the big picture quickly but get frustrated with the minute details.
In my important relationships, I always want to know what is happening with the people I care about.
When I think of things I would like to pursue, they must include the ability to express my unique self in a very authentic way.
Most people who know me see me as the responsible one.
I have a desire to be loved, but I have a hard time asking for this directly.
Knowledge and understanding are highly valued by me.
When I'm working on a project I usually know the right outcome and stay with the task until I see it is right!
I enjoy spending long periods of time gathering the most intricate data and information on how things fit together and work.
I thrive in competitive situations.
I am an excellent mediator; I can hear and accept all points of view and help others to find their areas of agreement.
I am a romantic, I have often daydreamed about the one person who would understand my inner world and make me feel complete.
As a child I felt so different and alone that it often led me to spending a lot of time in my thoughts, imaginations and fantasies.
I regularly push and challenge people beyond their comfort zone to get them to grow to their highest potential.
I stay away from highly emotional relationships which exhaust me.
One of my biggest challenges is letting go of old wounds and resentments from the past.
I enjoy solitude and private time to think without the intrusiveness and demands of other people.
Because of my sense of loyalty, I tend to hang onto nonworkable relationships more than most people I know.
I am known to go to dark emotional places as I believe that I can learn best by going through these difficult feelings.
Being good or excellent at what I do is extremely important to me and if I do not think I will be able to excel, I will move on to something else.
I get stubborn and resist being pressured by others to get something they want done immediately, when I do not feel that I am ready.
I am generally an extroverted and outgoing type of person.
I'm a person who is most passionate when I am involved in something I consider a deeper calling, mission or purpose.
I am very enticed by new, interesting and creative ideas, but I quickly get bored and do not stay long with any one.
Because of my worry and self-doubt over making wrong decisions, I struggle with double-mindedness.
I see life challenges as a boxing match where there is only one winner and I fully believe its going to be me!
I sometimes have problems with close relationships because I find it hard to identify and share my true feelings.
I tend to judge myself and others by my standards of right and wrong.
I have been known to get into a rage with someone, but like a rainstorm it gets over quickly and is gone.
I am known to throw myself into constant activity and experiences as a way of getting away from emotional pain, boredom and difficulties.
I do not accept unnecessary rules and regulations that box me in and will usually figure ways around them.
I will do whatever I have to do to succeed even if it means cutting corners to get there.
When I'm taking a class or doing a job I find myself comparing how I do against others.
I can easily put things off, as I know how to let go and relax.
Instead of arguing, I will often keep my opinion to myself and do what I want anyway.
I can get somewhat irresponsible in my decision making when acting too fast and can become overextended.
I easily put feelings and emotions aside in order to be successful.
I can be very temperamental and moody and this can sometimes make it hard for others to be around me.
I enjoy being of service and contributing my loyalty, reliability and hard work to any company or group that I am associated with.
I seem to have a natural talent for comforting others in tense or difficult situations, as I am fairly low key and others trust me.
It gives me more of a sense of security when I have a group or organization that I can really believe and identify with.
I get bored easily and find myself escaping in my thoughts by imagining things to try or places to go.
I am so goal-oriented that I have been known to be 'a fake it until you make it' type of person.
I am drawn to opportunities that allow me to break free from the ordinary; I despise the mundane and I have a hard time functioning in it.
My greatest fear is to be abandoned and left alone and without support.
I especially enjoy meeting people who have the capability to appreciate my knowledge and special interests and enjoy what I have to say.
In my home or in my dress I put my own personal stamp on things by paying careful attention to colors, style and looks.
I would say that I have strong ethical standards, and when I don't keep them I feel guilty.
I almost always seek an inner place of peace and comfort within; I try to do this by focusing on the brighter side of life.
I am very independent and will only rely on those whose competence and reliability I totally trust.
When I let myself go, my sense of humor can get coarse or skirt the line of acceptability and not everyone appreciates it.
I find that it is harder for me to receive than to give.
I really dislike any major changes, as I prefer to be able to count on what's familiar, true and proven.
At times I battle in my mind between being controlled by others, yet at the same time fear taking full responsibility for tasks on my own.
Awards, accomplishments and recognition are very important to me.
I am told that I am an excellent motivator of others.
All I really want for myself and those I care about is to be safe and cared for.
I find that I get by with a lot less material comforts than most people I know.
Feelings can easily overwhelm me and seem to defy logic.
Time and again I've felt misunderstood by others, prompting me to first study a group or project from the outside for awhile before deciding to join in.
At times in my quest to live a life free of conflict I get over accommodating to others.
When facing tough problems I rely heavily on my intuition to get a quick global view of the situation, and see how all the pieces fit.
I tend to rely most upon rational and logical thinking when faced with a problem.
I've always felt imperfect or flawed in some way; consequently, I'm sensitive to critical comments and become easily insulted.
I have to guard against giving in to other's demands and discounting my own legitimate needs.
My philosophy is that life is too short, therefore I avoid sadness and pain and choose to keep positive.
Most people would never know what a soft, tender and affectionate person I am, as I only show this side to the select few I absolutely trust.
I have spent a lot of my life struggling to find my identity by either looking inward within my feelings or sometimes trying on qualities I've admired in others.
I tend to get irritated and critical toward those who display ongoing laziness or irresponsibility.
Making a good impression on others is important to my success, therefore I am usually friendly and polite to people I meet.
I am often drawn to artistic pursuits, such as poetry, music, and the arts where my creative, artistic side seeks expression.
I think of myself as a very giving and thoughtful person and feel disappointed when others do not recognize it.
I tend to have this inner sense of worry, anxiety and doubt, as if something may go wrong or get out of control at any time.
I feel most passionate and alive when taking on challenges most people say can't be done and prove them wrong.
When I am truly honest with myself I have to admit that I often have no idea what my own needs are.
I tend to track my success toward my goals until they are accomplished.
I consider myself a very emotionally aware and sensitive person who immediately picks up the ambience or atmosphere of a room.
I have a strong inner critic that hardly ever lets me feel I've done enough or am good enough.
I get easily distracted or absent minded when I am around an emotionally charged situation.
I respect anyone who honestly tries their best and falls short, but disrespect and have little patience for those who fail to try.
I enjoy working on teams with others as long as it helps me to reach my goals.
I consider myself a talented and versatile person who is easily able to excel at many things at the same time.
I sometimes have problems with trying to win people over or seeking approval.
I dislike social gatherings with their superficial conversations; I prefer more intellectual discussions.
I am very affectionate and often like to give people I care about a hug as a display of showing that I care.
Sometimes I get too reactive or suspicious toward other people.
I have a hard time trusting people, but once I do I am deeply loyal to them.
In school I was often seen as a "bookworm" or "nerd" because of my lack of relationships and social skills.
When I walk into a room of people I am quick to pick up other people's feelings.
I am always competitive whether its against myself or someone else; I always want to go higher and further.
My mind moves extremely quick from one idea to the next making me gifted at multi-tasking and brainstorming problems.
I am practical, to the point and a self-starter; people respect my capability and trust me to handle most situations.
I am so driven that I often find myself trying to accomplish things even when on vacation.
I tend to be future oriented and hate to dwell in the past.
Sometimes when around other people I struggle with feeling that my opinions and involvement does not really matter.
I'm a person who believes in doing the right thing; therefore, I will usually follow my conscience even if others do not agree.
I disdain having to follow what I consider to be impersonal rules and procedures as this stifles my creative artistic side.
The people I respect the most had to earn everything they got and learned about life and wisdom the hard way.
I love new projects especially at the start, then I grow bored quickly and prefer to delegate and move on to new things.
I prefer to work in places with clear rules and regulations.
I believe knowledge is what really solves life's problems and therefore I emphasize rational thinking.
I love sorting and gathering information that leads to the understanding and breakthroughs in new and intriguing areas.
When angry or anxious I withdraw emotionally and disconnect these feelings from my conscious thoughts.
I am a good team player especially when I can contribute by working behind the scenes.
My greatest goal is to see everyone harmonious and getting along.
When feeling pressured I often become passive, walk away from problems and brush them under the rug.
I really enjoy picking others up through kind words and compliments.
My enthusiasm and versatility makes me productive and very creative.
I am a socially outgoing person; I easily strike up conversations with people and often know them on a first name basis.
I usually control my anger as I prefer to not lose control of my feelings.
My mind is very active and quick thinking; in a room full of people I pick up everything around me.
In my desire to not get angry or alienate others I will sometimes numb my feelings while being physically present.
I am easily overwhelmed when I am around highly emotional people; in these situations I withdraw.
At times I can be overly negative and worrying as I tend to be a glass half empty "type of person."