Personality

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I asked my boyfriend, Tom, to complete the second collage depicting my personality. I chose him to do this because I feel he knows me very well now that we have been dating for two years. Our collages differed in a few ways but had the same general themes. We both included photos of The Beatles, a yin yang symbol, and the beach. We both included these three items because The Beatles are my all time favorite band, the yin yang sign is one of my favorite symbols, and the beach is my favorite place to be. I suppose this could indicate that I am more of a calm, and boring person. I don’t have any crazy hobbies such as race car driving, or skydiving...yet.
Some differences in our collages include the amount of photos on each, and the types of photos that were on each. My collage was covered edge to edge with photos while Tom’s consisted of a few photos spread out across the page. Also, on the collage Tom made he seemed to focus more on my interests in foods. He included a picture of fruit, gummy bears, garlic, and pickles. These are some of my favorite foods. On my collage I focused more on my musical interests, and hobbies. This included: The Beatles, Bob Marley, Modest Mouse, tennis, scuba diving, and shopping for dresses.
I found it interesting to look at the differences between the two collages. I feel the difference in amount of photos displays the overachiever part of my personality. I tend to go overboard on projects and other things in life because I am a bit of a perfectionist. Tom on the other hand can be a little more laid back, and not as crazy about ensuring every last detail is perfect. Also, he seemed to focus more on my favorite television shows and foods. I think this may be because those are two of his favorite things, and they are what popped into his head when he first sat down to make the collage. My collage seemed to focus more on music and…...

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