Do You See Yourself as Others See You?

LIFESTYLE

Mark Lichtenstein

5 Min Quiz

Are you the life of the party?

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Are you cool?

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Are you a good listener?

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Do you actually care what people think?

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How many besties do you have - that is, folks you could call at 3 a.m. if you were desperate for someone to talk to?

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Do you like yourself?

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Do you ever make a joke at someone else's expense, then worry you went too far?

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How extroverted are you?

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Does the sight of an empty calendar fill you with joy?

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Do you think you are good at relationships?

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How long do your relationships typically last?

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Do people generally call you back and return your emails?

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Were you popular in school?

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As far as you know, is anyone at work avoiding you when they can?

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Do you curate your social media presence very carefully?

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How often do you lie?

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What's an example of a white lie you told recently?

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What's an example of a really bad lie you told?

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Have you ever been caught talking smack about someone behind their back?

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Have you ever fallen out with a friend because they said you were not honest?

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Do you take a long time to choose an outfit when you go to see your friends, or just throw on whatever - they know what you look like, after all?

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Do you compare your life to your friends' lives?

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When someone gives you a compliment, do you secretly think they are just being nice or trying to manipulate you?

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Can you take a compliment by just saying, "Thank you", or do you feel obliged to demur by saying, for example, "Oh, no, I didn't do that all by myself"?

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Do you feel comfortable hugging your friends?

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Do you know how to take constructive criticism in the spirit it is intended?

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Do you know how to give a critique in a kind way?

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Do you shy away from confrontation?

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Are you considered rude, as far as you know - but sort of in a good way most of the time?

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Do you remember your friends' birthdays without Facebook?

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About This Quiz

We each have a mental picture of ourselves, and that picture almost never reflects reality. How well does that picture reflect others' mental pictures of you?

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