Joshua Weissman’s psyche follows an introverted flow. He knows himself and attempts to develop his inner resources to their maximum potential.
Joshua’s tendency to introversion inclines him to live inside himself, amid his inner world. He is apt to listen to his subjectivity, his intuition, and his secret opinions rather than reason and logic.
While Joshua Weissman is attracted to interpersonal activities, their significant need for inner security may stand in the way of their overtures to others. Since Joshua Weissman is highly receptive to other people’s inner natures, they seek tight bonds with others. They unconsciously need their psychological support in their quest for themselves. If Joshua Weissman were to evaluate their psychological development, they would place more value upon human warmth, intimacy, and the need to share than on intellectual understanding or personal freedom of expression.
Joshua Weissman has a tendency to identify with others. Joshua forms friendships easily and naturally and enjoys participating in other people’s lives. Sociable, Joshua enjoys being seen and appreciates popularity and recognition. Solitude bores Joshua. Joshua’s life and personal relations are in sync with Joshua’s friendships and outer events. Most often, Joshua shares the opinion of others.
Joshua Weissman is a realist. Joshua Weissman approaches life pragmatically, and even Joshua Weissman’s feelings are based on rational, tangible evidence. Joshua Weissman bases Joshua Weissman’s judgements on past experience and is prone to skepticism. A hard worker, Joshua Weissman takes pride in Joshua Weissman’s own endeavors and has a personal concept of Joshua Weissman’s productivity. Joshua Weissman’s possessions help Joshua Weissman assert Joshua Weissman as an individual and act as an antidote to any feelings of insecurity. As a result, material accomplishments may preoccupy Joshua Weissman more than either love as a passion or intellectual or philosophical considerations. Nevertheless, Joshua Weissman becomes attached to anything which offers Joshua Weissman certainty.
Joshua Weissman works harder than others to understand other people’s feelings. But this seeming lack of empathy and compassion for others simply mirrors Joshua’s own difficulty in understanding his own feelings and emotional needs. Joshua is not insensitive, but he is baffled by his own emotions. He sees the emotional world as a foreign terrain, perhaps fraught with hidden dangers. Becoming familiar with it would present more drawbacks than advantages. As a result, Joshua may appear to be hard or aloof.
Joshua might struggle to establish a rewarding relationship, as he seeks special individuals to bond with. If Joshua were able to accept and understand his own emotions, he would have an easier time grappling with other people’s feelings.
Joshua has a strong desire for emotional independence, and might have trouble seeing other people’s emotional needs. Joshua might even be the first to deny that such needs are real.
As a result, Joshua’s dependency on others is unconscious. Because it is seen as such a threat, it is repressed. Actually, although Joshua offers conscious resistance to anyone who tries to lure him out of his emotional bubble, he is always making timid, half-conscious forays into the world of feelings, because his loneliness and fear are so unbearable.