Sunday, October 19, 2008

Doris

via the wonderful Java

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You Are a Doris!

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You are a Doris -- "I must help others."

Dorises are warm, concerned, nurturing, and sensitive to other people's needs.

How to Get Along with Me
  • * Tell me that you appreciate me. Be specific.
  • * Share fun times with me.
  • * Take an interest in my problems, though I will probably try to focus on yours.
  • * Let me know that I am important and special to you.
  • * Be gentle if you decide to criticize me.

In Intimate Relationships
  • * Reassure me that I am interesting to you.
  • * Reassure me often that you love me.
  • * Tell me I'm attractive and that you're glad to be seen with me.

What I Like About Being a Doris
  • * being able to relate easily to people and to make friends
  • * knowing what people need and being able to make their lives better
  • * being generous, caring, and warm
  • * being sensitive to and perceptive about others' feelings
  • * being enthusiastic and fun-loving, and having a good sense of humor

What's Hard About Being a Doris
  • * not being able to say no
  • * having low self-esteem
  • * feeling drained from overdoing for others
  • * not doing things I really like to do for myself for fear of being selfish
  • * criticizing myself for not feeling as loving as I think I should
  • * being upset that others don't tune in to me as much as I tume in to them
  • * working so hard to be tactful and considerate that I suppress my real feelings

Dorises as Children Often
  • * are very sensitive to disapproval and criticism
  • * try hard to please their parents by being helpful and understanding
  • * are outwardly compliant
  • * are popular or try to be popular with other children
  • * act coy, precocious, or dramatic in order to get attention
  • * are clowns and jokers (the more extroverted Dorises), or quiet and shy (the more introverted Dorises)

Dorises as Parents
  • * are good listeners, love their children unconditionally, and are warm and encouraging (or suffer guilt if they aren't)
  • * are often playful with their children
  • * wonder: "Am I doing it right?" "Am I giving enough?" "Have I caused irreparable damage?"
  • * can become fiercely protective

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2 comments:

  1. anne marie in philly6:21 AM

    I am a katharine (hepburn)

    How to Get Along with Me

    * Give me companionship, affection, and freedom.
    * Engage with me in stimulating conversation and laughter.
    * Appreciate my grand visions and listen to my stories.
    * Don't try to change my style. Accept me the way I am.
    * Be responsible for youself. I dislike clingy or needy people.
    * Don't tell me what to do.

    What I Like About Being a Katharine
    * being optimistic and not letting life's troubles get me down
    * being spontaneous and free-spirited
    * being outspoken and outrageous. It's part of the fun.
    * being generous and trying to make the world a better place
    * having the guts to take risks and to try exciting adventures
    * having such varied interests and abilities

    yeppers, this is me!

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  2. I am, apparently, an Ingrid.

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