But at least we haven't given up. We've had a taste of rowing in Eden. I have heard stories of people (E. M. Forster is himself a great example) who have waited into their forties, fifties, or sixties to find a container, to find the reparative attachment experience. Why am I doing this? Because I said I would. I kept running, even though my brain's warnings sirens were starting to get louder. About every mile, I took a thirty-second break to walk. My lungs seemed to be keeping up with everything; it was just literally my body and legs screaming that I needed to take a breather. I would use those short breaks--which later became minute-long breaks, then to hell with it, I'll walk as long as I want--to eat my little energy cookies. I took every shot of Gatorade and water offered at the water stations. I shoved ice down my shirt and pants. I did everything I could to cool off because, by mile 10, I was in rough shape. Many situations in life are stressful for most of us, irrespective of our style. However, there are specific stressors that apply to each style, that can occur when we are not able to fulfil our core drives during interactions. Being aware of these stressors means we are more able to manage them. For Synthesisers, typical stressors are not having enough input, time or credit and being pushed to decide before they are ready. When stressed, they may become quiet and appear to agree with the other person, avoid overt conflict and take a stubborn position if it is something really important to them.

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