Personality Theory Paper

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Personality Theory PaperNameClassDateProfessorPersonality Theory Paper Michael Ohr is a NFL football player that became famous due to a movie that was written about his life, known as the Blind Side. While the movie gives credit to his adoptive parents for his drive to become a football player in truth Ohr dreamed of changing his circumstances and worked hard to become one of football's greatest offensive tackles. Where Ohr's drive came from to make it to the NFL, despite the many hardships placed in his path along the way, is explained in Alfred Adler's theory. According to Adler, a single "drive" or motivating force known as striving for perfection desire is a need to fulfill individual potential that all human have. Ohr's success was in large part due to his personality and his individual drive to succeed and in part due to the sacrifices and support of his adoptive family. An individual personality is essential to their ability to pursue personal goals and successfully complete these goals. Adler talks about the individual striving for perfection but also explains another basic motivation is compensation. Ohr was born to a drug addicted Mother with six children that there left to fend for themselves. In his struggle to survive Ohr learned how to overcome hardships and in this struggle his personality was formed. Everyone has short comings or things they want to change. According to Adler these shortcomings result in a struggle to

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