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Personality Reflection Paper
Lisa Rutherford
PSY 250
March 26, 2013
Harry Lowe

Personality Reflection Paper
I would define personalities as the different characteristics that make up and define every one as individuals. It is a composition of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors unique to every person. Some people have very interesting personalities, outgoing, happy go lucky, ready to get up and start their day. Then there are others which are just plain nonsocial, and do not want anything to do with others, just want to be quiet and to themselves. I am a very outgoing, bubbly, ready to enjoy life. I enjoy talking to people and will strike up a conversation just about anywhere, the Laundromat, the grocery or the gas station. Many people have told me I would be a great waitress because I have a bubbly personality. A friend of mine is very spiritual and has told me he has seen my spirit. It is very free and I am a good person inside. Good thing because I feel that way all the time. The unconscious part of my personality, yes, I see myself doing things as my parents have done or said with my own children. Expecting high goals from them, such as grades, and how they treat others. My personality does change with the environment around me. I notice that if everyone is quiet or laid back then I tend to do the same. This drives me crazy sometimes as I am a go getter and want to always go, go, and go. Before moving to Texas three weeks ago, I had a problem with neuroticism. I am normally an extrovert but was in a very bad relationship in Tennessee, where I let the man emotionally control me for several months. I was in constant panic mode, on medications to control the panic attacks and the mood swings. I moved back to New York for eight months, got off all medicines and found myself again. I see where I let this person take control over how I was feeling about myself. Now I am totally in control of me again, not on any medications and have not been happier in...
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