This quiz checks to see which of the Non-Interpersonal Patterns in The Pattern System that are currently in Self-Therapy Journey might apply to you. The ones that show up as possible or probable will have a link to a description of the pattern, so you can determine whether you'd like to explore it, now or later.

Answer each question by asking yourself, "how often is this true for me?"

Your result will be saved and available from a link on your Dashboard.
  • Most people take between 4 and 8 minutes to complete the quiz.
  • Answer these questions to the best of your ability, without giving them a great deal of thought.
  • Write down your first reaction.
  • You must answer all the questions.
I fly off the handle.




I feel angry about how I have been treated badly in my life.




I feel hopeless about my life.




I criticize myself harshly.




I space out and lose track of what is going on.




I tell myself that I can’t be successful.




I avoid tasks that I have decided to do.




I am obsessed with food.




I harbor resentment.




When someone does something to me that might annoy other people, I don’t even notice it.




I get confused about what I am trying to do.




I push myself to work very hard.




I am constantly trying to lose weight and only partially succeeding.




I compare myself to others and find myself lacking.




I have trouble finishing tasks because they never seem good enough.




I get distracted from doing things that must get done.




I feel listless and bad about myself.




My mind goes blank.




I feel like my problems are really impossible to deal with.




I overeat to an extent that is a problem for me.




I judge myself for not being who I should be.




I keep trying to control my eating.




It is difficult for me to live up to my standards for achievement and success.




I stall on starting projects because I believe I will make too many mistakes.




I avoid putting myself out in the world.




I get into arguments and fights.




I go on eating binges when I am upset.




I can’t stand up for myself.




My head feels foggy and I can’t think clearly.




I feel worthless and inadequate.




It is hard for me to make decisions and act on plans for the future.




I shame myself when I go on a binge.




I lack the self-confidence to move forward in life.




I believe that unfair things in the world have made my life difficult.




I lack the energy or motivation to do things.




I want my appearance or behavior to be as perfect as possible.




I allow other people to walk all over me.




My life revolves around work with very little time for other things.




I wish someone could understand how much they have hurt me.




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