I’m Katherine Hepburn – who are you?


This is a bit of fun, but surprisingly accurate, what’s interesting, is that I’ve always loved Katherine Hepburn, I loved her films and her gratey voice.  I loved that she was strong and beautiful.  And dang I wanted her cheekbones!

You are a Katharine — “I am happy and open to new things”

 Katharines are energetic, lively, and optimistic. They want to contribute to the world.

  How to Get Along with Me   

  • * Engage with me in stimulating conversation and laughter.   
  • * Appreciate my grand visions and listen to my stories.   
  • * Don’t try to change my style. Accept me the way I am.   
  • * Be responsible for youself. I dislike clingy or needy people.   
  • * Give me companionship, affection, and freedom.   

  • What I Like About Being a Katharine   
    • * being optimistic and not letting life’s troubles get me down   
    • * being spontaneous and free-spirited   
    • * being outspoken and outrageous. It’s part of the fun.   
    • * being generous and trying to make the world a better place   
    • * having the guts to take risks and to try exciting adventures   
    • * having such varied interests and abilities 


    What’s Hard About Being a Katharine   

    • * not having enough time to do all the things I want   
    • * not completing things I start   
    • * not being able to profit from the benefits that come from specializing; not making a commitment to a career   
    • * having a tendency to be ungrounded; getting lost in plans or fantasies   
    • * feeling confined when I’m in a one-to-one relationship

  • Katharines as Children Often
    • * are action oriented and adventuresome  
    • * drum up excitement   
    • * prefer being with other children to being alone   
    • * finesse their way around adults   
    • * dream of the freedom they’ll have when they grow up


     Katharines as Parents   

    • * are often enthusiastic and generous   
    • * want their children to be exposed to many adventures in life   
    • * may be too busy with their own activities to be attentive

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  • You are a Doris — “I must help others.”

    Dorises are warm, concerned, nurturing, and sensitive to other people’s needs.

    How to Get Along with Me

    * * Tell me that you appreciate me. Be specific.
    * * Share fun times with me.
    * * Take an interest in my problems, though I will probably try to focus on yours.
    * * Let me know that I am important and special to you.
    * * Be gentle if you decide to criticize me.

    In Intimate Relationships

    * * Reassure me that I am interesting to you.
    * * Reassure me often that you love me.
    * * Tell me I’m attractive and that you’re glad to be seen with me.

    What I Like About Being a Doris

    * * being able to relate easily to people and to make friends
    * * knowing what people need and being able to make their lives better
    * * being generous, caring, and warm
    * * being sensitive to and perceptive about others’ feelings
    * * being enthusiastic and fun-loving, and having a good sense of humor

    What’s Hard About Being a Doris

    * * not being able to say no
    * * having low self-esteem
    * * feeling drained from overdoing for others
    * * not doing things I really like to do for myself for fear of being selfish
    * * criticizing myself for not feeling as loving as I think I should
    * * being upset that others don’t tune in to me as much as I tume in to them
    * * working so hard to be tactful and considerate that I suppress my real feelings

    Dorises as Children Often

    * * are very sensitive to disapproval and criticism
    * * try hard to please their parents by being helpful and understanding
    * * are outwardly compliant
    * * are popular or try to be popular with other children
    * * act coy, precocious, or dramatic in order to get attention
    * * are clowns and jokers (the more extroverted Dorises), or quiet and shy (the more introverted Dorises)

    Dorises as Parents

    * * are good listeners, love their children unconditionally, and are warm and encouraging (or suffer guilt if they aren’t)
    * * are often playful with their children
    * * wonder: “Am I doing it right?” “Am I giving enough?” “Have I caused irreparable damage?”
    * * can become fiercely protective

  • Deja – I have been known to say to clients that wire hangers are the work of the devil!

    Missy – I appreciate you coming to read and comment on my blog! You are special -please come back again!

    Seeker – Have fun with it!

    Clare – Doris is very nurturing and caring – it’s not just about perky.

  • That was nice and short! I’m Bette Davis. I like Bette but there’s a lot of things that don’t apply there. Oh well. You mean an online quiz doesn’t adequate describe my entire life? Shocking!

  • Yay, I’m Marilyn Monroe (note to self: keep away from the Kennedys)

    Funny thing is I did a quiz elsewhere last year and that said I was Marilyn too!

    I always liked her and used to have pictures of her on my wall.

  • I am an Ingrid Bergman type. Who knew?! She seems very mysterious to me. I must learn more about her.
    Thanks Imogen, this quiz is very interesting.
    Thankyou for the recent blogs you have linked to, the one discussing shoes, and the one discussing colors. Along with your blog I am very happy in my daily reads.

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