Updated: Jan 20
Who we surround ourselves with says a lot about who we are and how far we will go. For the sake of this blog, I'll refer to these individuals as friends. We can talk all day about what makes a friend and whether or not we should call certain people in our lives friends, but that is a topic for another day. For the purposes of this blog, a friend is: a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard; a person who is on good terms with another. The truth is, the people we interact with most on a personal level can greatly influence our moods, drive, and outlook on life. Our friends can shape how we interact with the world and how we continuously learn to respond to stress or other stimuli. Friendships can be difficult to maintain and they may not last forever. It's important, though, that no matter what season you are in, you have each of the five personalities available to you at all times.
The Forthright is the person who will always tell it like it is regardless of how you may feel. The honest one. Don't ask them if you look fat in that outfit if you're not willing to hear the truth. This personality has been called mean in some circles for their refusal to play a part in your foolery. They want the best for you and are willing to hurt your feelings if it'll get th