The results of my survey on "Comfort in Social Situations" didn't
surprise me much. I've always been aware of my biases and have tried to
overcome them. Growing up in a strict Christian household, many of
these biases were taught to me at a very young age. I lived in a small
country town where the majority of people were white, so the race
section of the survey was high. However, I was raised never to judge
someone based on their skin color. Additionally, we were taught not to
date outside of our race, and that races don't mix. As I've grown older, I
still struggle with these biases on a daily basis, but I make a conscious
effort not to let them affect my interactions with others. The sexuality
section of the survey is also a topic that makes me feel uncomfortable.
returned to the way I was brought up and the lessons I learned. Growing
up in an autonomous holiness church didn't allow for any doubt about
the idea that women should be with men and vice versa. Despite this, I
still hold this belief but understand that others may not share my
thoughts and feelings.
Although I have a bias, it has not affected my
friendships with people from different backgrounds and beliefs.
uneasy about my weight due to my upbringing. Having an overweight