Over the last few months, warriors have been working on Character Sketches! Warrior Daisy Leon in Surat Thani wrote her first character sketch:
Basics: Name - Bella 22 year old Latina, college drop out, single
How does your character handle criticism? Accepts criticism, but does not care to work on negative aspects about herself
Is your character content in their own solitude? No. Bella fears being alone for too long.
Does your character possess reflective capabilities? No. Bella does not think before she speaks or acts. Is highly impulsive and does not reflect on any previous actions she as taken.
Hx of drug or alcohol abuse? Does not drink alcohol nor does she use any drugs.
Will your character have some mental or physical disability? Minor separation anxiety, not diagnosed.
What current struggles is your character undergoing? Bella struggles with self-identity. This is the primary reason why she dropped out of college. Bella feared not knowing which field to dedicate her studies and career to. From this also stems the fear of commitment, another struggle she deals with in relationships.
What is their darkest bit of self-knowledge? Bella acts decent and “well behaved” but Bella is addicted to having sex with multiple partners but never makes it obvious for others to point at.
Does your character give advice or needs it? Why? Bella gives advice but does not take her own nor others. This is again her issue of actively approaching constructive criticism.
If they could choose how/when to die how would that look like? Bella wishes to die in her sleep because she believes it to be the most peaceful way of dying.
Do they believe in the afterlife? She is uncertain about the afterlife.
What is their biggest/paralyzing insecurities? Bella never leaves her house without makeup. She feels ugly without it and fears people rejecting her if they were to see her bare face.
Any anxiety triggers? Being alone.
Do they keep a journal, if yes, describe content. No, she draws/doodles on a blank note pad with black ink only. Her drawings consist of flowers and detailed geometric patterns with.
How do they behave at a restaurant when eating alone? She will never eat at a restaurant alone. She would prefer to starve or eat at home.
Have they ever cheated on a significant other? No, but she has been cheated on.
How would they react during an armed robbery? Bella would be that bystander that is in shock and uncertain about what to do.
Are they intro/extroverted? She is slightly more extroverted.
Do they prefer stability or constant change? Bella yearn for stability but because of her lack of commitment abilities, she does not have a routine and is constantly doing different things. Her way of trying to figure herself out.
Closer to father/mother? Bella was closer to her Mother when she was younger, but as she grew up she began to stray away from her mother, especially because she is the opposite of her. Bella’s parents were not happy nor supportive about her dropping out. Bella was never close to her father. So now she clings to friends and her older sister.
What places/countries would you character like to visit? Bella has never left her small home town.
What places/countries has your character been to? Bella has a deep interest in visiting Egypt.
What types of books does your character read? Bella enjoys romantic novels.
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