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What Color Is Your Valenting?

Updated on February 7, 2011
Valentine's Day Candy and Personalities
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What Color Is Your Personality?

Colors fill our surroundings, and colors influence our moods and emotions. Way back in 1940, Max Luscher confirmed that colors truly affect emotions differently, such as, blue calms, red excites and black saddens. He also claimed that different colors can represent different behaviors. For instance, the color you choose represents your current emotional status. Selecting the same color over and over indicates how you handle the world around you.

An objects color is its characteristic and reflects certain frequencies of light wavelengths. There are, also, specific cells in the retina of eyes. Three major pigments are contained within the retina; blue, green and yellow. These cells collect related information from your environment and in turn, transmit that to your primary visual cortex where it is processed and understood. It is when these cells begin to malfunction that color blindness appears.

Identify your Valentine's color with the generalized color meanings that have been conducted in color personality tests.

What Colors Mean:


Orange is a color related to energy, strength and power. It is a luxurious and pleasurable color that appeals to flamboyant and fun-loving people. Orange people can be inclined to be dramatic, good-natured and popular. They like a lively social life and want to be noticed. Orange is a youthful color with strength, fearlessness, curiosity and restlessness. If orange is your preferred color choice you may be a fighter and love winning. You are a competitor, and considered most suitable for sports, architecture, and engineering careers.


The color of cold traditionally represents loyalty and responsibility. People who choose gold as their primary choice of color are considered to be organizers. They love peaceful environments and have a degree of performance, stability and orderliness. Gold-type people value work and service oriented tasks.


The color green represents harmony and balance. Green symbolizes hope, renewal and peace, and usually preferred by those who are gentle and sincere. Green people are most often frank, community-minded, fairly sociable but will seek peace at any cost. They can also be modest and patient, and often are exploited by others. Green people are usually refined, civilized and reputable characters.


The color blue is related to calmness, soothing, compassionate and caring. People who choose blue as their primary color are creative, balanced and harmonious. Blue people are patient, persevering, conscientious, sensite and self-controlled. They are faithful, but often are worriers with inflexible beliefs and they can be too cautious and suspicious of flamboyant behavior. Blue-oriented people avoid numerous conficting opinions. They are peaceful and possess an aesthetic sense, and considered suitable for art, music and literature careers.


The blue-green person tends to be sensitive, intellectual and refined. They have impeccable taste, and are usually courteous and charming, capable but often refuse help or guidance.


Turquoise people are complex, imaginative and original. They drive themselves hard and can be in a state of turmoil hidden under their outwardly cool exterior.


Color personality tests associate red with enthusiasm, strength and competitiveness. People who love red also love and hate with intensity. They are courageous, outgoing, agressive, vigorous and impulsive. Red is an ambitious nature, but red-oriented people can be abrupt, quick to judge people or take sides, and want to get all they can out of life. Red people are usually optimistic and deplor monotony.communicate well, and tend to be talkative. Reds are full of energy, passion and stamina. Red is usually chosen by people with open and uncomplicated natures, and have a zest for life.


Pink is a color combined of gentler qualities of red which symbolizes love and affection without passion. Women who prefer pink tend to be maternal. Pink people desire protection, special treatment and a shelter life. Pink people require affection and want to feel loved and secure. They tend to be charming and gentle, although can be a bit indefinite.


Yellow tends to be a color of happiness, imagination and wisdom. Yellow is chosen by people who are mentally adventurous, searching for self-fulfillment. They usually have a sunny and shrewd personality, along with a good business head and a strong sense of humor. Yellow people are usually clear and precise thinkers, and have a good opinion of their own mental capacities. Although, yellow people sometimes tend to shun responsibility and prefer freedom of thought and action.


Purple people are individual, fastidious, witty and sensitive. They have a strong desire to be unique and different from the rest. Purple-oriented people can be temperamental, expansive and artistic, and can become aloof and sarcastic when they are misunderstood. Purples tend to be unconventional, tolerant and dignified, and often are found in positions of authority.


People who choose lavender often live on a 'higher plane.' They never seem to notice anything sordid, and are always in style and beautifully dresses. Lavender people are often on a quest for culture and the refined things of life. They enjoy noble causes but only if they do not have to get their hands dirty. A lavender person is usually creative, witty and charming.


The color white is symbolic of purity, and innocence. Mature people who choose white indicates a desire for perfection and impossible ideals. It can be an attempt to recapture lost youth and freshness. White also symbolizes a desire for simplicity or a simple lifestyle.


A person who chooses brown has stamina and patience, tends to be solid and substantial. They are also conscientious, dependable, steady and conservative. Brown-type people are not impulsive, love responsibility and are reliable and kind. Browns can have a tendency to be obstinate and inflexible.


Grey is the color of caution and compromise. Grays seek composure and peace, and often work very hard without reward. Older grays want life to run on an even keel, no ups and downs. Young grays sometimes withdraw from life and suppress their personalities. Grays have good business abilities, but can tend to work too much.


People who choose black are typically dignified and impressive without the need to be showy. Black-oriented people want to give an appearance of mystery, but their preference can also indicate a suppression desires. This type of person often has hidden depths and inner longings.


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    • ivori profile imageAUTHOR

      Barbara Eisenberg 

      7 years ago from Titusville

      Thank you, Georgia. I'm glad you enjoyed my hub. Happy Valentine's Day to you, too!

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      Georgia Mary 

      7 years ago

      Cheese V! I love your Velenting interpretation of Rainbow colors! May you have a joyous Valentine's Day, my Dear Ivori!

      Hug, Georgia


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