What Emotion Is Your Subconscious Hiding?

Emily Maggrett

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About This Quiz

We like to assume we know ourselves well, but do we? Or are there essential aspects of our characters that we conceal from ourselves because we think they're not socially acceptable? Is your subconscious as calm as a lake on a summer day, or are there intense emotions roiling under your surface, almost begging for you to notice them?

In this quiz, we're going deep, diving into the subconscious desires and drives that color our daily experiences. If you're hungry for a quiz that will reveal new facets of your personality, you've come to the right place. We want to know the first word that comes into your head when we say "butter," how much or how little you'd like to run away to Mexico right now and whether or not you feel as strong as a bull, tired as a cart horse or as weak as a lamb. 

In exchange for your honest answers, we'll reveal the central emotion that your subconscious is hiding from you, as well as give you some suggestions for feeling better. You can't fix a problem until you understand it; that's why it's so important that you understand your own emotions. So, are you ready to explore the depths and heights of your subconscious mind? Take a deep breath and plunge into this quiz!

Which of these weather patterns matches your mood best?

If you had wings, what would they look like?

Can you fill in the blank: "I'll never be happy until I eat ______"?

Would you rather go sky-diving, swimming or body surfing?

You run into an old man at the park and he gives you a warning. What is it?

If you were an alien, which planet would you hail from?

What's the first word that comes into your head when we say "butter"?

Imagine you're staying at a hotel in another country. You go to take a shower. What color is the bathroom tile?

If you had to pick a tarot card to represent you, which one would it be?

Can you complete this Ariana Grande lyric for yourself? "One taught me love, one taught me patience and one taught me ... "?

A very dirty dog follows you home and you decide to feed and bathe it. Once you get it clean, what does the dog's coat look like?

Which of these objects do you most associate with the color blue?

Let's say you're playing a role-playing game. Which mythical creature do you want to be?

A fairy floats in through your window. What do you say to her?

Pretend that your body is surrounded by an aura of glowing light. What does it look like?

Which of these riddles feels the most relevant to your life?

If your crush asked you to run away with them to Mexico IMMEDIATELY, what would you say?

Of all these images, which one makes you the happiest?

A beautiful woman asks you to switch clothes with her. What's she wearing?

Which of these objects do you most associate with the color black?

You're having an incredibly pleasant daydream that you don't want to wake up from. What's it about?

What's the first thing you think of when we say "time"?

Imagine you're relaxing before a beautiful fire. What does it smell like?

What kind of ice cream are you craving right now?

You're at the park when a small child runs up and asks you for your protection. What does the child look like?

Which of these monsters sounds the scariest?

Would you rather be totally safe, totally excited, totally powerful or totally happy?

If you had to compare yourself to an animal, how would you describe the way you feel at the moment?

Let's say you're trapped in a cavern. What does it look like, and how do you get out?

What's the first thing that pops into your head when we say "love"?

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