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I Am A Recovering Type A Personality

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    Indiana Jones And The Crystal Skull - Around 10:00 tonight, my youngest son asked me to watch Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull with him. Over the years, I have always been so...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    The Root Of The Problem - I have been reviewing and analyzing my life enough to uncover the root of my driving personality. I understand that I have made good and faithful efforts...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

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    Losing The Type A - A few years back, I was really forced to examine my life. I was in my late 30's and began suffering from anxiety attacks and chest pains. I am not one to go...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 29, 2011

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    Feeling So Much Better - Well, I have been exercising regularly, sleeping a bit more, and finding time to relax. I have found that I am actually a better listener now. I enjoy...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 25, 2012

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    Having Fun - So, I am taking a week off from work. It has been great so far. I have been relaxing, reading, and working on some writing. I am not pressuring myself to get...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    Hurriedness - One of the aspects that is so hard to shake in being a type A personality is being hurried. It is an internal "hurry" in which one doesn't allow oneself to sit back...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2011

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    Strife - Since I am the only member of this group, I will just make a new story every so often. I guess type A's have trouble admitting that they have a problem, like most people...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

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    Recovery - I have been researching the Type A subject in my free time. It is really scary seeing all of the damage stress can do to your heart, brain, and your general health. I...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 16, 2011

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    I'm O+! d(^_^o) According to some cultures who say that blood type affects personality, " Type O's tend to be outgoing, and very social. They are initiators, although they don...
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    Your personality type: "Good-natured Realist" Quiet, kind and conscientious. Can be depended on to follow through. Usually puts the needs of others above their own needs. Stable...
    IvyHunt IvyHunt 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Your personality type: "Analytical Thinker" Logical, original, creative thinkers. Can become very excited about theories and ideas. Exceptionally capable and driven to turn...
    Ushuaia Ushuaia 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    Your personality type: "Individualistic Doer" Quiet and reserved, interested in how and why things work. Excellent skills with mechanical things. Risk-takers who live for the...
    MisanthropicFemale MisanthropicFemale 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Your personality type: "Social Realist" Warm-hearted, popular and conscientious. Tend to put the needs of others over their own needs. Feel strong sense of responsibility and duty...
    betweenthe10andthequeen betweenthe10andthequeen 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Your personality type: "Determined Realist" Practical, traditional and organized. Likely to be athletic. Not interested in theory or abstraction unless they see the practical...
    beachdance12 beachdance12 16-17, M Apr 6

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    Your personality type: "Reliable Realist" Serious and quiet, interested in security and peaceful living. Extremely thorough, responsible and dependable. Well-developed powers of...
    jdwm jdwm 18-21, M 16 hrs ago

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    Your Personality is Very Rare (INTP) Your personality type is goofy, imaginative, relaxed, and brilliant. Only about 4% of all people have your personality, including 2% of all...
    Waywardsilence Waywardsilence 41-45, M Apr 5

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    I got: Your Personality Is Very Rare (INFP)- Your personality type is dreamy, romantic, elegant, and expressive. Only about 5% of all people have your personality, including 6...
    Tofadeintothenight Tofadeintothenight 16-17, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Are you tried off from that boring style that you simply put on below your pants? Do you would like to add some alterations inside your undies? Are you currently looking out for...
    rickylee0214 rickylee0214 22-25, F Mar 20

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    I got: Somewhat Rare (ISFP) Your personality type is caring, peaceful, artistic, and calm. Only about 7% of all people have your personality, including 8% of all women and 6% of...
    CastDownChloe CastDownChloe 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Ugh I'm starting to realise more and more that I do have a type something like this Appearance Height - 6ft 2" + Body type - athletic Ethnicity - white or black (American...
    MissLorii MissLorii 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I used to fake everything I did. Every move I took, every word I said. Wait no... nonononono. It was more like forcing myself to do stuff. Why? Because "Oh wow I'm so young and I...
    neonkid neonkid 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Your personality type: "Good-natured Realist" Quiet, kind and conscientious. Can be depended on to follow through. Usually puts the needs of others above their own needs. Stable...
    J3nnyC J3nnyC 13-15, F Mar 17

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    Your personality type: "Energetic Doer" Friendly, adaptable, action-oriented. "Doers" who are focused on immediate results. Living in the here-and-now, they’re risk-takers who...
    Luverlee Luverlee 56-60, F Mar 19

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    Your personality type: "Dreamy Idealist" Quiet, reflective and idealistic. Interested in serving humanity. Well-developed value system, which they strive to live in accordance with...
    whisperingthunder whisperingthunder 41-45, F Mar 21

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    Your personality type: "Individualistic Doer" Quiet and reserved, interested in how and why things work. Excellent skills with mechanical things. Risk-takers who live for the...
    jerhemy jerhemy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Your personality type: "Dreamy Idealist" Quiet, reflective and idealistic. Interested in serving humanity. Well-developed value system, which they strive to live in accordance with...
    hippiechick333 hippiechick333 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Your personality type: "Harmony-seeking Idealist" Quietly forceful, original and sensitive. Tend to stick to things until they are done. Extremely intuitive about people and...
    Ally95xx Ally95xx 18-21, F Apr 5

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    Your personality type: "Dreamy Idealist" Quiet, reflective and idealistic. Interested in serving humanity. Well-developed value system, which they strive to live in accordance...
    bigmark76 bigmark76 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Your personality type: "Social Realist" Warm-hearted, popular and conscientious. Tend to put the needs of others over their own needs. Feel strong sense of responsibility and duty...
    Chirogymnast Chirogymnast 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Your personality type: "Dreamy Idealist" Quiet, reflective and idealistic. Interested in serving humanity. Well-developed value system, which they strive to live in accordance...
    xxjennixx xxjennixx 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    You love music that is outside the mainstream in one way or another. You're not big on mainstream fare. The types of music you tend to gravitate toward are metal, rock, alternative...
    codait codait 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I am a recovering alcoholic , I haven't drank in ten yrs , but I've watched my husband get blitzed everyday of his life for the last ten yrs , we have a 12 yr old daughter together...
    donewitit donewitit 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I did it. I finally called a helpline about my self harm and depression problems and I'm so proud of myself. I then told my brother. I had cut that afternoon, but it was a bad one...
    writercookies writercookies 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I met a man before in my home state Hawaii that has Multiple Personality Disorder. He was also blind. His main personality was named Andy. He and I met while I traveled on Handi...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I'm a Dreamy Idealist. (MBTI type INFP) introverted, theoretical, emotional, spontaneous, idealistic, dreamy, effusive, pleasant, reserved, friendly, passionate, loyal...
    jqsjournal jqsjournal 26-30, F Mar 29

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    Balancing in an unbalanced world. Walking on a tightrope with the wind blowing. Falling apart while simultaneously trying to catch the pieces. That's how I've been feeling the...
    greeneyes91 greeneyes91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have three others. We all get along quite well. I have one male other, or "alter" and the remaining two are female. I have a feeling something happened very early in my childhood...
    iamlikewater iamlikewater 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I always believe personality is so much more important compared to looks. Image doesn't last forever but personality does. Everyone likes a great hearted person whether ugly or...
    Bearloveshoney Bearloveshoney 18-21 Mar 24

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    Someone who has a great personality makes them instantly more attractive. It's usually the people who are often over looked by others because they may not be as attractive as some...
    goldengirl24 goldengirl24 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 1

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    Sometimes it feels as though I don't really have a real personality.. I just fit like a chameleon with how everyone feels, or wants me to feel. I recently took a personality test...
    Wookiewook Wookiewook 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    A man with a wonderful personality will get you through the many hardships of life. However, a man with good looks will only get you through boring nights. It serves no purpose...
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    I love people's personalities, and I love giving and taking personality test. If you want to look up something cool, google "The big five personality traits".
    kymikal kymikal 26-30, F Mar 23

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    Recently been told I may have Borderline Personality Disorder. It's not a confirmed diagnosis yet, but I'm pretty sure I have it, definitely makes more sense to me than the...
    atremain atremain 18-21, F Apr 3

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    I have BPD and I'm totally my own worst enemy, I've learned over the years that when things are calm and peaceful I sabotage my own life because I'm more comfortable in chaotic...
    BeautifulBorderlineJunkie BeautifulBorderlineJunkie 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's hard to stay in love with a Barbie who has the worst personality in the world.
    amandavynes amandavynes 13-15, F Mar 16

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    A guy with an amazing personality is way more amazing than a guy with just good looks. As they say you can be gorgeous on the outside but ugly on the inside. Nice guys don't always...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I am the host personality and will go by Spark, my older alter is going by Airia, and the younger alter by Dia (short for Diana). I also have paranoid Schizophrenia that I am still...
    InsanitySpark InsanitySpark 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    First let me say that I am the Man that is married to a wonderful woman and I was just recently initially diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Reason I am on this post...
    Piercer7132 Piercer7132 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Personality makes me give that girl the key to my heart... Looks just make me close it with a lock...
    latinounico latinounico 22-25, M Mar 22

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    My life has been a constant battle in so many ways and i feel i will always have to battle to keep as stable as i can and to stay away from toxic people. I don't hate people that...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23

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