Do You See Yourself as Others See You?

Mark Lichtenstein

Are you the life of the party?

Are you cool?

Are you a good listener?

Do you actually care what people think?

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?

Do you like yourself?

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

How extroverted are you?

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

Do you think you are good at relationships?

How long do your relationships typically last?

Do people generally call you back and return your emails?

Were you popular in school?

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

Do you curate your social media presence very carefully?

How often do you lie?

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

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

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

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

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?

Do you compare your life to your friends' lives?

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

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"?

Do you feel comfortable hugging your friends?

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

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

Do you shy away from confrontation?

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

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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