Relationship of personality traits and self

PY - Y1 - N2 - This study examined the relationship between self-leadership and personality through an analysis and comparison of hierarchical factor structures. Structural equation modeling techniques were used to examine several competing models combining the hierarchical factor structures of self-leadership and personality. Model fit increased significantly through a progression of models that reflected increasingly greater distinction between self-leadership skill dimensions and key personality traits.

Relationship of personality traits and self

Relationship of personality traits and self

By Suzanne Phillips, Psy. The question of whether similar or dissimilar personality traits are a source of romantic attraction and marital satisfaction has been debated for years. So a high-energy person will be attracted to a low-energy person … Incompatibility makes for a dynamic, powerful, growing, exciting relationship.

These authors contend that most studies demonstrate that people with similar personality traits are more likely to be attracted to each other. A Similar or Complementary Partner? The Big Five Personality Traits include: Openness to Experience has wide interests, imaginative, insightful vs.

Close-minded Conscientious organized, thorough, planful vs. Disorganized Extroverted talkative, energetic, assertive vs. Introverted Agreeable sympathetic, kind, affectionate vs. Disagreeable Nervous tense, moody, anxious vs. The authors suggest that when couples are in their 20s, 40s, and 60s, relationship goals, life changes and external demands actually call forth a different balance of needs and a different valuing of similar and opposite personality traits.

Couples in mid-life with similar traits may report less satisfaction because there is a call for life demands that did not formerly exist.


In a sense the world in the form of children, finances, jobs, elderly parents, etc. Often running what seems like parallel marathons, partners who are different often have a better time of multi-tasking than partners with similar traits. If one is more extroverted and enjoys standing on the soccer field, the other who would rather not is home handling the chores.

Long-term married couples with similar traits also report less marital satisfaction than those with opposing traits. Sometimes when the world of demands steps out, partners either expect their partner to fill in or predict boredom and confinement with one person.

The lack of satisfaction often reflects an inability to see self, partner, and life a little differently. I was recently giving a program on marriages at a beautiful hotel when a participant came up during the break to share that he was quite angry — here he was in paradise, and his wife was home.

He was wondering how to approach the subject at home. I suggested that if he went home angry, the chances of getting back to paradise soon were slim.

On the other hand, he might validate that the rule of their marriage had been to stay home as she had done, but he had taken a risk for both of them — and loved it and kept wishing that she was there.


I then suggested he ask her to take a small overnight step — not too far from home, no need for a view, just a step toward paradise. So perhaps both similar and opposite traits attract and satisfy — but at different times and in different ways.

Learn more about their work at couplesaftertrauma.Women's sexual self-esteem is one of the most important factors that affect women's sexual satisfaction and their sexual anxiety. Various aspects of sexual life are blended with the entire personality. Determining the relationship between personality traits and self-concept aspects such as sexual.

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Aug 07,  · Personality traits may to some extent influence the relationship between self-perceived malocclusion and the psychosocial impact of dental esthetics, which exposes the importance of considering personality traits when assessing patients' expectations of therapy.

Accordingly, personality variables are strongly related to self-esteem. The goal of present study was to investigate effect of personality traits on self-esteem. The main question of the study was which one of the personality traits predicts the self-esteem?

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Also, the effect of . Because personality traits (in particular conscientiousness, emotional stability, and extraversion) are correlated with self-esteem and self-esteem in turn is correlated with body esteem, we hypothesized that self-esteem mediates a broader-based relationship between personality traits and body esteem.

Hypothesis 2, stating that self-esteem would not mediate the relationship between the remaining two personality traits (agreeableness, openness) and body esteem, was confirmed in all groups, as there were no significant indirect effects between agreeableness, openness and body esteem through self-esteem (Asian: ; Hispanic: ; Caucasian:).

The Relationship Between Leadership and Personality w w w. l e a d - i n s p i r e. c o m A u g u s t 2 0 0 5 Andrew J.

Marsiglia, PhD, CCP “In short, personality traits are associated with leadership emergence to a higher degree and more consistently than popular literature indicates” (p. ). self-assessment, provides useful.

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