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Oct. 18th, 2008

10:32 pm - Interesting and I think accurate...

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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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