I am a Jackie. I do everything the right way.

I can't resist these internet quizzes. They remind me of the ones from Seventeen magazine - I loved taking those! I somehow always end up as the perfectionist brunette.



No surprise there, since "I do everything the right way." I may put that on a poster. No, seriously - I had a meltdown yesterday because my new eyebrow lady made them too thin. Yes, we're probably talking millimeters here. I think I need to chill out a bit.



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You Are a Jackie!



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You are a Jackie.  "I do everything the right way."


Jackies are realistic, conscientious, and principled. They strive to live up to their high ideals.


 


How to Get Along with Me 


* Take your share of the responsibility so I don't end up with all the work.   


* Acknowledge my achievements.   


* I'm hard on myself. Reassure me that I'm fine the way I am.   


* Tell me that you value my advice.   


* Be fair and considerate, as I am.   


* Apologize if you have been unthoughtful. It will help me to forgive.   


* Gently encourage me to lighten up and to laugh at myself when I get uptight, but hear my worries first.


 


What I Like About Being a Jackie


* Being self-disciplined and able to accomplish a great deal 


* Working hard to make the world a better place   


* Having high standards and ethics; not compromising myself  


* Being reasonable, responsible, and dedicated in everything I do   


* Being able to put facts together, coming to good understandings, and figuring out wise solutions   


* Being the best I can be and bringing out the best in other people


 


What's Hard About Being a Jackie 


* Being disappointed with myself or others when my expectations are not met   


* Feeling burdened by too much responsibility   


* Thinking that what I do is never good enough   


* Not being appreciated for what I do for people   


* Being upset because others aren't trying as hard as I am  


* Obsessing about what I did or what I should do   


* Being tense, anxious, and taking things too seriously


 


Jackies as Children Often 


* Criticize themselves in anticipation of criticism from others  


* Refrain from doing things that they think might not come out perfect 


* Focus on living up to the expectations of their parents and teachers   


* Are very responsible; may assume the role of parent   


* Hold back negative emotions ("good children aren't angry")


 


Jackies as Parents 


* Teach their children responsibility and strong moral values 


* Are consistent and fair   


* Discipline firmly



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