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What is your Habit Tendency?

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This test distinguishes how people tend to respond to expectations:
Outer expectations (a deadline, a “request” from a sweetheart)
Inner expectations (write a novel in your free time, keep a New Year’s resolution).

Overview of the Four Tendencies:
Upholders respond readily to outer and inner expectations.
Questioners question all expectations; they’ll meet an expectation if they think it makes sense–essentially, they make all expectations into inner expectations.
Obligers meet outer expectations, but struggle to meet expectations they impose on themselves.
Rebels resist all expectations, outer and inner alike.

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According to your answers, your dominant Tendency is Rebel.

Rebels resist all expectations, outer and inner alike. They act from a sense of choice, from freedom. Rebels wake up and think, “What do I want to do today?”

They resist control, even self-control, and enjoy flouting rules and expectations. They sometimes frustrate others—and even themselves—because they resist any expectation, even one that’s self-imposed.

Rebels resist habits, but they can embrace habit-like behaviors by tying their actions to their choices and their identity.
 

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Oh fun! let's see...

Your dominant Tendency is Questioner.

Questioners question all expectations, and will meet an expectation only if they believe it’s justified, so in effect, they meet only inner expectations.

Once Questioners believe that a particular habit is worthwhile, they’ll stick to it—but only if they’re satisfied about the habit’s soundness and usefulness. They resist anything arbitrary or ineffective; they accept direction only from people they respect.

Questioners may exhaust themselves (and other people) with their relentless questioning, and they sometimes find it hard to act without perfect information.



Yep, it's the one I relate to the most.
 

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I got Obliger. I would definitely not call myself a people-pleaser, but I do have an easier time keeping commitments to other people than to myself. I often have to trick myself to keep a habit, but it doesn't help much.

I am kind of unable to schedule my personal life and stick to it. Weekends are nothing short of lawless! I float around until the outside world ties me down again. I always do what I'm required to do, somehow. I do the bare minimum, but no one knows that it's the bare minimum because I'm very good at it.

It's pretty frustrating when I'm hypocritical with my morals. It seems like it happens all the time and that everyone and their dog notices. It's only frustrating because I imagine that I've let other people down and hurt them, not myself. "Oh shoot! You let your future husband down by loving that man on your couch and enjoying every minute of it!!" It's probably true, but SHUT UP, BRAIN!!
 

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Rebel.
 

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Questioner

Sounds right
 
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Questioner.

Kind of surprised by that since I've been struggling with Obliger issues lately, but maybe this means my "tired of this bullshit" self is making a triumphant return....FINALLY! :th_wink:
 

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I got 'rebel' but I feel this test is really biased somehow...In real life, based on the descriptions of each, I am more of an 'upholder' or 'questioner' - it highly depends on circumstance and who else is involved
 

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@goldencreeper - I felt the same way about the test. I got "rebel" as a result, but I expected either that or "questioner". I am totally not an "upholder" though!
 
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I got 'rebel' but I feel this test is really biased somehow...In real life, based on the descriptions of each, I am more of an 'upholder' or 'questioner' - it highly depends on circumstance and who else is involved
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Me too! Rebel, but not. "Refuses to be bossed by others" is better described as resists it.
 
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It gave me Questioner, but I'd say that in my day to day life, Upholder or Obliger is more accurate (depending on the day/my mood/the issue at hand). I'm probably a Questioner on the inside, but my tendency to not want to disappoint others keeps me from being a Questioner on the outside.
 

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Apparently I'm a rebel.

I mean, in my personal life I refuse to do anything that doesn't feel right. I'll do it if it's important to others, but if anyone says I should do something solely on the basis that they just feel that way, hell yeah I won't give a f**k

But I mean, who except your parents would ever boss you around that way though?
 

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According to your answers, your dominant Tendency is Rebel.

Rebels resist all expectations, outer and inner alike. They act from a sense of choice, from freedom. Rebels wake up and think, “What do I want to do today?”

They resist control, even self-control, and enjoy flouting rules and expectations. They sometimes frustrate others—and even themselves—because they resist any expectation, even one that’s self-imposed.

Rebels resist habits, but they can embrace habit-like behaviors by tying their actions to their choices and their identity.
Thought I'd get Questioner.
 

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According to your answers, your dominant Tendency is Rebel.

Rebels resist all expectations, outer and inner alike. They act from a sense of choice, from freedom. Rebels wake up and think, “What do I want to do today?”

They resist control, even self-control, and enjoy flouting rules and expectations. They sometimes frustrate others—and even themselves—because they resist any expectation, even one that’s self-imposed.

Rebels resist habits, but they can embrace habit-like behaviors by tying their actions to their choices and their identity.
 
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