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6-2 Short Paper1Personality AssessmentRochelle BrownJuly 7, 2019Southern New Hampshire UniversityPSY- 560
2In regards to my personality there are many personality theories that are applicable to mypersonality. My personality has developed more as I made mistakes and learned. My childhood,culture and background has propelled me to the person I am today. It took a lot of work, learningand re-learning who I am. The following theories apply to my unique personality.Neo Freudian- Erickson TheoryBased on my personality and upbringing, I can apply Erikson’s stages of development, based onmany factors. Within Erikson’s theory there are eight stages of life that all individuals gothrough. I am currently believe that I am in stage six, Intimacy vs. Isolation. I am 26 years old,with only three relationships. The first relationship began at 13 years old, this relationship lasteduntil my freshman year of college; this relationship was verbally, sexually and physicallyabusive. Prior to this relationship, I grew up sexually, verbally and physically abuse by my fatherand male family members. In this relationship, I settled for what I felt I deserved. I had themindset, of maybe I deserve this, maybe this is love. After this relationship ended, I met a girl inundergrad, we stayed together for 7 years, although she wasn’t physically abusive, she wasmentally, and emotionally abusive. That relationship ended, although it lasted longer thanneeded. But I felt like, if she wasn’t physically or verbally abusive, than maybe it was okay. NowI am engaged, and although my Fiancé’ has none of the above characteristic. Intimacy in our

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Psychology, Personality Psychology, Big Five personality traits, George Kelly

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