Audra Balque CCOU 301 – C01 Discussion Board 1 The Five Characteristics of The Secure Self . The Secure Self’s first characteristic is emotional strength. This person can be described as strong and they are not afraid to show or have their feelings on display for others to take witness to. According to Clinton & Sibcy, 2006, p. 61 says, “They feel emotions pretty deeply and they accept their feelings, challenges and take necessary risks.” The second characteristic is to have a willingness to seek and accept comfort from others in times of trouble. This is one of the most humbling traits to have in life because as humans we will face many test, trials and tribulations and it is not meant for us to go through those experiences alone. According to Clinton & Sibcy, 2006, p. 61 says, “God programmed us to seek connection and secure persons automatically seek people that they are in relationship with just as God programmed us to seek Him.” The third characteristic is courage for love and intimacy.
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- Personality Psychology, person, Feeling