Tuesday, September 19, 2006

I know what I'm doing, but if you see me running away do try to catch up

Well one of those days again today. You know the type, the same old, same old and nothing really memorable happens.Well almost. I've signed up to this new web site LDS Mingle and one of the things you can do is to take this personality test thingies. Apparently I have a 'white' personality what ever that means. But it was a quite interesting breakdown and I thought I'd cut and paste some of it here to see if the one or two of you who read this agree or disagree ( feel free to leave comments, sarky or otherwise (looking at you fraggle and engineseer)

Congratulations, chris, you are a WHITE personality. The Core Motivation that guides you through life is "Peace." This is not referring to a political agenda or the absence of war. It is, however, an absence of inner conflict, much closer to the idea of serenity, and an acceptance of oneself and others. You have a strong and compelling need to keep things in balance in your life so as to maintain an internal feeling of tranquility and comfort.

As a WHITE, you seek independence and require kindness, especially from those with whom you are in a relationship. You resist confrontation at all costs. (To you, feeling good internally is even more important than being good.) You are quiet by nature, process things very deeply and objectively with great clarity. Of all the colors, WHITES are the best listeners. You respect people who are direct but recoil from perceived hostility or verbal battle.

You need your "alone time" and refuse to be controlled by others. WHITES want to do things their own way and in their own time. They ask little of others and resent others demanding much of them. You are probably much stronger than people think, but are not often seen for your strength because you don't easily reveal your feelings

Why You're Hot
You Are A Superb Listener
Have you ever heard your friends complaining about how their (boyfriends / girlfriends) don't listen to them, not understanding how this could be? It's because you listen so naturally. This is such a turn-on, because your partner will feel your interest in them and know that you hear even what they are not saying.

You Make Others Feel Comfortable
You have a way of putting people at ease. You don't try to intimidate or make things too formal. In fact, you prefer creating a very relaxed and open atmosphere, which works to your advantage, because the (men/women) in your life like to know that you are accessible and approachable, and that they don't have to put on a big show to be with you. In fact, they know that they can be more real with you, because of your accepting nature.

You See Things Very Clearly And Objectively
You Are Very Adaptable
You Shine When In Your Element
You Are Calm Under Pressure

Why You're Not

You Tend To Be Too Accommodating
As a WHITE, you have the tendency to accommodate what others want instead of having to tell them "no". Consequently, you tend to get overloaded with what other people expect of you and soon you can become overwhelmed or end up doing things that you do not enjoy. What happens is that you allow others to take control of the direction of your life instead of you driving towards the life that you and your partner desire.

Your Dislike Of Conflict Blocks Honest Conversation
WHITES do NOT enjoy conflict in the least. It is the opposite of what you crave through your Core Motive of Peace. Rather than get into an argument with your partner, for example, you would rather pretend that everything's okay, or you would rather lie in a conversation rather than tell her what you really think and risk the potential resulting conflict. So you don't say anything, until it bugs you so much that a month later it comes out. Let's be clear... dishonesty is not attractive especially when a severe case of "lack-of-backbone-itis," lies at the heart of it, so don't go there.

You Are Notoriously Indecisive
You Can Be Hesitant To Engage Others Socially
You Do Not Voice Your Opinions Well
You Don't Communicate Well Or Often
You Can Be Lazy

Your Needs

You Need To Feel Good Inside
As a WHITE, feeling good and comfortable on the inside is more important to you than being good or doing the right thing, so you should look for a partner who does two things for you. One, they should not create unnecessary conflict or confrontation, and two, they need to be able to help you become comfortable confronting the necessary issues and not allow you an escape route through dishonesty.

You Need To Be Allowed Your Own Space
You enjoy being with people, but you do not need constant social interaction by any stretch of the imagination. You like your alone time which allows you to process thoughts and to daydream. You should find a partner who is able to allow you to have your release time.

Your Wants
You Want To Withhold Your Insecurities

You feel insecure about your various inadequacies, and feel embarrassed and confused about what to do when such things are exposed. Therefore, it is your tendency to guard those feelings of insecurity and inadequacy very tightly even from your significant other. This is not always appropriate nor does it facilitate growth, so you should find someone with whom you are able to open your heart and be vulnerable to.

You Want Kindness From Your Partner
WHITES are the nicest, kindest people in world. You don't like conflict, and usually see it as being unnecessary when it manifests itself. You don't like mean people and what they stand for.


Well that was it. Apparently I can get a fully comprehensive report which runs to 28 pages for a mere $100 dollars but my main thought on that was . erhhh no! I wonder if that thought would have any affect on my analysis :-)


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