I decided to write a bit more about the personality traits - I keep writing about the NEO PI-R inventory and the research using it. So my plan is to write about all thirty facets and five big traits that this inventory reports.
Fourth trait - Agreeableness, second facet - Straightforwardness.
It is related to past and to the courage. If some time during the life person has experienced that is it not good to tell the truth, be open, not to hide the thoughts and the feelings, then he or she probably learned to hide them. This may be labelled as as being polite, or as being untrue, or hundreds of other names, but in the end it is about masking thoughts and feelings. Sometimes it is a very useful trait (like when one one needs to coordinate a large high impact project and keep many people focused on the common goal), sometimes it is very harmful trait (like when disagreements need to be cleared in a close relationship). Straightforwardness may seem like insolence which does not help to maintain warm relationships, but in the long term lack of straightforwardness may seem like being secretive and will harm the most intimate friendship.
Low score of straightforwardness in NEO PI-R results shows that you may tend to manipulate and use flattery, cunning or deceit. You may think that these tactics are a useful social skill, and that sincere people are naive. It may be that you tend to step over boundaries, break rules. High score indicates that you may be open, sincere and uncomplicated.
My name is Monika, I am psychologist. I help to deal with daily and difficult questions about behavior, thinking, emotions. I write, counsel and teach.
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