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, fourth facet - Compliance.
The dark side of the Compliance is, of course, letting other people climb all over your head (Lithuanian proverb says "all goats climb on the bending tree"). Compliant person has difficult time setting the boundaries and maintaining them, easily succumbs to the influence of other people and feels empty and unfulfilled on the inside because of that. The light side of compliance is reflected in capability to avoid unnecessary conflicts and arguments. Continuing with the proverbs - "do not stand across the path of a fool". By the way, following the same rule Japanese samurai avoid fighting weaker warriors who were insisting on the fight. In real life most important skill is, of course, being able to choose when to stand your ground and when to give up. When looking at your score you will have a chance to re-think whether your boundaries are healthy, or perhaps you need to work on loosening or strengthening them.
Low score in NEO PI-R Compliance shows that you may be more aggressive, like to compete more than cooperate, and can express your anger when needed. High score shows that you may tend to yield in interpersonal conflicts, to suppress the anger and tend to rather forgive and forget. You probably are complaisant and tender minded.
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