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!



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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