Your Personal Bubble is Pretty Big.
Based on your responses, you like to have relationships that are a tad more distant than average.
How Close Do You Want to Be to Others?
Friends - 6th percentile - extremely low
You want friendships that are extremely low in closeness. You scored in the 6th percentile, which means that you want closer relationships than 6% of other people who've taken this exam online.
People in General - 59th percentile - about average
You want to feel about average closeness to people in general. Even for people who aren't great friends, you're more interested in potentially forming a close relationship with them than 59% of other people who've taken this exam online.
Your Communication Style
Intimacy - 53rd percentile - about average
Our Text Assessor technology used your descriptions of your memories to rate your communication style. You wrote more than average, and based on what you wrote, your communication style is about average in intimacy. This means that you were willing to share about average levels of information about yourself, which suggests that you prefer about average levels of closeness with others.
Warmth - 58th percentile - about average
Text Assessor believes that your communication style is about average in being personable and positive. About 15% of the ideas that you wrote about seemed to be warm and cheerful.
Negativity - 79th percentile - very high
Text Assessor's analysis of the memories you wrote about revealed that you talked about memories that were very high in negativity. For example, the words you chose were 7.14% negative, and about 50% of the ideas expressed in your writings seemed to have negative themes.
What Explains The Size of Your Bubble?
Psychologists have found that people have different styles of forming relationships. These relationship styles are called attachment styles. Attachment styles are made up of two components: anxiety and avoidance. Anxiety refers to the extent that you worry that others won't like you or might abandon you. Avoidance refers to how much you dislike being too close to other people. People with different levels of anxiety and avoidance desire different levels of closeness in their relationships.
Your Attachment Style
Anxiety - 22nd percentile - very low
Avoidance - 79th percentile - very high
Your attachment style is dismissing. Dismissing individuals often prefer to not get too close to others. When people try to invade their personal bubbles, they might feel uncomfortable. They value feeling in control of their relationships.