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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 absorbed with work or pleasing my wife that I would not have done this. With my change, I took the time to watch it. I didn't work on my...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 3 Responses Oct 30, 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. I know from my reading of the Bible that Jesus covers the subject of strife. I think type A personalities...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 17, 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 to be a good husband, provider, father, and child to my parents. But, the people in my lives have caused me enormous...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 1, 2012

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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 am feeling a great deal of regret over my life choices. I see that most type A become that way in reaction to...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 16, 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 myself when I am doing nothing. My outlook on life is much better. I always had a constant fear that everything would fall...
    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 anything done. Usually, I would psyche myself up when I took time off. I worked like a mad man to get everything done...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 2 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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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 to a doctor unless I am dying, so I really took a look at my life. I had a family, but I was lonely. I worked my *** off...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Sep 29, 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 and enjoy the finer things in life. I notice when I shoot basketball with my son, I keep having a feeling that...
    ManMovingForward ManMovingForward 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 4, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    Feeling lazy. Will paraphrase. Lots. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (hereby referred to as MBTI) is a pretty popular personality test people use to find out which one of only 16...
    GiantKaiju GiantKaiju 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    Apparantly im the Sensitve Doer Your personality type: "Sensitive Doer" Quiet, serious, sensitive and kind. Do not like conflict and not likely to do things which may generate...
    papple820 papple820 13-15, M 3 days ago

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    http://www.playbuzz.com/josephinemayfield10/which-keirsey-personality-type-are-you?smff=fb You're an Artisan! Artisans are adaptable, tactile, creative, and playful. As an...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    Using the research I've seen I dislike a lot about my personality type. I realize there is a lot of work to be done on expression. I've never been very good at expressing my...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am an INTJ. It describes me very well in areas I know about myself so far. This type is rare among the sixteen psychological types, which I find to be surprising and intriguing.
    RainCoyote RainCoyote 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 16

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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...
    DoItLikeADude DoItLikeADude 18-21, F Feb 14

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    I have a strange personality. I dunno if it's insecurity, but I don't know how to open up to people. I'm usually quiet and when I around someone or a group of people other than my...
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Feb 16

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    Hello everyone! I took this personality test called the "Jung Typology Test". I knew of this test long before taking it, but when it was sent to me as a link in a response I...
    Unalike Unalike 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 17

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    If me and you both hate the same type of people. We will be friends forever..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    I found this online and wanted to post it To see if it helps anyone "THE DISCOURAGED BORDERLINE – This subcatetory has personality traits similar to the dependent personality...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F Feb 9

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    I feel like I'm on a roller coaster, I'm constantly going up and down. I feel confident and raring to go one minute and I'm feeling despair, desperate and empty the next. I hate...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F Feb 19

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    Yes definetly.my bloke got where he is by making me laugh .. A lot. I set out to break this non chosen genetical type casting I seemed to be cursed with. (I.e black hair green eyes...
    wez10n2 wez10n2 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I would like to agree with this but I feel like it would be kinda hypocritical of me even though I do believe that if you fall in love with someone I wouldn't choose the super cute...
    DreamOnBeautiful DreamOnBeautiful 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 21

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    Don't be fooled by appearance... Why would you want something that looks good but ugly in the inside? Looks doesn't last long anyway! Personality does it lasts forever! Which is...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    I really believe in this to be honest. I think there has to be some kind of base-level attraction when you first see each other, but the personality is clearly what keeps solid...
    thenewboy87 thenewboy87 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    Looks is a bonus but i will always fall for personality. Even though i have stumbled across physical attraction over personality before.
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 12

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    This is just amazing. Y'all have to seriously take the personality test. It's freaky how the profile of my personality seems to know everything about me. The list of suitable...
    DarkLoser DarkLoser 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 21

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    Difference between looks and personality? You can feel warmth in personality :) I mean, it's not like your looks are so radiant that it can warm someone up..........can it?
    sweetcolors123 sweetcolors123 13-15 1 Response a week ago

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    Personality vs Looks. Majority of us believe that personality is all what we look for; perhaps to sound more sensible, impressive, reasonable, logical among our social...
    hiddentears hiddentears 26-30, F 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    The Type Of Girl I Am I'm the type of girl who will say I'm fine when my heart is breaking. I'm the type of girl who will say its fine, and its no big deal when I'm let down. I'm...
    HisLittleLady HisLittleLady 22-25, F Feb 7

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    I'm O type guy and I had a 4 year older success B type partner before.I never felt threaten and I was very happy when she made it.I always believe she should do whatever she want...
    rakkiseven rakkiseven 22-25, M Feb 20

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    I can't get why everybody here just say they wanna change all the time. We have a great and rare personality, that a lot will wish to have. Those who can't seem to realize hiw...
    Jclafp92 Jclafp92 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    Living in this world can be so difficult. I'm sure so many people could agree with me but many of you can relate to how it feels to live with Borderline Personality Disorder. Some...
    LadyAmbrosia LadyAmbrosia 18-21, F Feb 4

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    This is a newer diagnosis for me, happening sometime during the early winter. It was brought up by a new therapist I was seeing (and stopped seeing for unrelated reasons) and then...
    PerturbedBrain PerturbedBrain 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    My personality is a strange combination of me disliking myself, while simultaneously thinking I'm better than most people :/
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 6

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    Paranoid: Low Schizoid: Low Schizotypal: Low Antisocial: Moderate Borderline: Low Histrionic: Moderate Narcissistic: Low Avoidant: Very...
    Intotheunknown Intotheunknown 46-50, F Feb 7

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    A beautiful appearance will only last a while but a beautiful personality will last a lifetime! “As if you were on fire from within.The moon lives in the lining of your skin...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F Feb 8

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    I would really like to talk with people who have DID or multiple personality disorder, I have recently started dating a girl who has it and any help would be greatly appreciated...
    lonelytalker lonelytalker 26-30, M Feb 10

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    Beauty of looks fade away .. But a beautiful Personality never dies :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Feb 11

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    I think most people want this...lol. I only joined this group, because I saw a guy have on his profile that he liked "Personality Not looks" as an experience. Pffft. I'd be lying...
    RationalCutie RationalCutie 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Well, here we are again. Another day, another muse, another misfortune, another moment of confusion. The age long question: WHO AM I? Who is this person underneath the skin, the...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 13

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    I've had three girlfriends. The first one was the result of smoking during pregnancy, go ahead and picture that. But as "unattractive" as her looks were, her personality was the...
    tgf12 tgf12 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 13

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    It's true!!!.......I don't know why but I don't usually find them very attractive at first but once I get to know them and once I realize that I like their personality there's like...
    lonewolf2323 lonewolf2323 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 13

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    I'm diagnosed schizotypal personality disorder, ptsd, and panic disorder, I'm mentally and physically exhausted.. Does anyone else get a humming in their head? It always is just...
    MissE78 MissE78 36-40, F Feb 16

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    Could someone please help me. I'm in need of help.. I feel that I may have borderline personality disorder / bipolar disorder but talking with someone that suffers with one of...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    looks with time changes .. personality stays
    tigerbloodbaby tigerbloodbaby 31-35, M a week ago

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    I from the age of 6/7 have had 4 different personalitys Me-the main person Adrian - my happy side Shawn - my darker side Hiro- my protector and anger We 4 have always been...
    FlintofBav FlintofBav 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    yeah personality is more good than other thing though...:)
    alfhyraawal alfhyraawal 16-17, F 5 days ago

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