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#658086 - 01/24/11 04:06 AM What influenced your personality?  
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In the nature vs nurture argument, is your personality more influenced by nature (you were just born that way!) or nurture (hey, my family made me like this!)?


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#687819 - 05/19/11 03:11 AM Re: What influenced your personality? [Re: Nina - Siblings]  
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i think everything influences everyones personality in some way or another. Like friends, family, values, morals, worldy happenings, and the things we do to each other...


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#687832 - 05/19/11 03:44 AM Re: What influenced your personality? [Re: Nina - Siblings]  
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Usually I'm wordy, but both.

I started out very innocent and trusting of everything. Followed, what you put out will come back to you.

But my personality now is more, what you offer will be taken by whatever serves the person taking it, and then, well, not so much, after they're done.

However if you value what you have to offer and realize an outside party has a reason for seeking you out and may not be forthcoming, then you can jump right back up on that horse again.

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#691449 - 05/30/11 06:30 PM Re: What influenced your personality? [Re: Elleise - Clairvoyance]  
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Both. My children all came with their own personalities from birth, but they have also been greatly influenced by each other, our family, their life experiences, etc.


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#691452 - 05/30/11 06:47 PM Re: What influenced your personality? [Re: Becky - Adoption Editor]  
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I agree Becky. It's Nature and Nurture for me as well.
I've always been 'vertically challenged' (SHORT!) at 5ft even since I was 16 so that's a strong factor in my personality. I won't get personal, but my family life was not ideal so that shaped my personality as well.

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#691455 - 05/30/11 07:23 PM Re: What influenced your personality? [Re: ....]  
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Isn't it the truth! Kids come with their little hardwired personalities at birth, then life adds new dimensions to them.

Everything that happens in your life, and those things that you see happen to others, will leave a print on you. Sometimes, we don't know why things happen, but there is usually a reason revealed later.

My whole life was a big funnel that slid me into the jobs that I have now. Strange how that happens!


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#691462 - 05/30/11 08:24 PM Re: What influenced your personality? [Re: Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading]  
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A child is born with certain mental, physical and intellectual potential. How will these resources to develop depends on the upbringing and the circumstances in which the child develops. Two children with similar potential can be completely different personalities. At least I think so.

#691465 - 05/30/11 08:39 PM Re: What influenced your personality? [Re: Nina - Siblings]  
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I would say both! I was born with a very unique way of thinking, very different than that of my peers and family. However, my upbringing definitely influenced the way I think.

If it's which had more impact, I would say nature.

#697224 - 06/23/11 02:57 PM Re: What influenced your personality? [Re: Dina - Women's Fashion]  
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Both. I see some of my elders personality in me, but I think the way I was brought up and the circumstances I grew up in are responsible for a larger percentage of my personality.

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