Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Im a Doris (take the quiz)

I dont normally post stuff like this on my blog, but while I was BLOG hopping one of my blogger freidns had this on her blog...(Thanks Shayna) and I thought it was interesting. Really makes you think. So go for it, take the Quiz.
Here is my results:

Your result for Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz...

You Are a Doris!


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

Take Are You a Jackie or a Marilyn? Or Someone Else? Mad Men-era Female Icon Quiz at HelloQuizzy


La- said...

I love it! I am going to call you Doris now! :) HUGS GIRLIE!


Cricket said...

I took that quiz, say's I'm Ingrid, as in Bergman! I'll take it! LOL


david santos said...

I love Ingrid! Excellent idea. Congratulations!!!!!!

Amy Adams (aka Scrapitgal) said...

Hey Doris!!Love it. Gonna try the quiz later tongiht! Will let you know what - I mean who (LOL!!) I am. BTW - Although it was hard to choose!! - I liked the second picture!! They were alll great!! Congrats!!

Cindy aka HappyStamper said...

Nice to meet you Doris. I am Marilyn. LOL

Lisa said...

I'm also a Doris! I think the characteristics mostly fit me. Do they fit you? :)