Dominant Desire Finder

This assessment is designed to help you understand your dominant desires of the heart based on Lesson 6 of the Glorious Hope Recovery Program. It asks you a series of questions about your values, needs, and motivations. Please answer each question honestly and to the best of your ability.

Instructions

  • Please read each question carefully before answering.
  • Answer each question/statement on a scale of 0 to 6.
    ScoreEmotional Scales
    0Never feel this way: I never experience the emotion or feeling described in this statement.
    1Rarely feel this way: I very rarely experience the emotion or feeling, maybe in unusual circumstances.
    2Occasionally feel this way: I experience the emotion or feeling sporadically, usually in specific situations.
    3Sometimes feel this way: I experience the emotion or feeling periodically, but not consistently.
    4Often feel this way: I experience the emotion or feeling frequently, impacting my overall mood or behavior.
    5Very often feel this way: I experience the emotion or feeling regularly, significantly influencing my perspective and actions.
    6Always feel this way: I constantly experience the emotion or feeling, deeply ingrained in my overall state of being.
  • There are no right or wrong answers. The most important thing is to be honest and authentic.

This assessment is just a starting point. It can be helpful to revisit it from time to time to see how your desires of the heart may change over time.

It is important for me to be a good person.


It is important for me to be recognized and appreciated by others.


It is important for me to feel accepted and valued by the people I care about.


I find myself engaging in activities or behaviors that help me to feel more peaceful and relaxed.


It is important to me to love others unconditionally, without expecting anything in return.


When someone wrongs me, I feel a strong desire to confront them and seek justice.


I feel good about myself when I am approved of by others.


I am content with my life, even when things are not going perfectly.


I want to be able to make my own choices and live my life on my own terms.


I will sacrifice my own time, energy, or resources to help others.


I feel like I have something unique and valuable to offer the world.


I want to feel seen and acknowledged by the people in my life.


I want to be respected by others and recognized for my accomplishments.


I feel a sense of satisfaction when I am able to help others or make a positive impact on the world.


I feel compelled to love others even when it is difficult.


I feel good about myself when I am recognized and praised by others.


I want to be remembered for my contributions to society.


It is important for me to achieve my goals and succeed in life.


I need to be constantly reassured of love and commitment.


I feel confident in my ability to achieve your goals.


I have a good understanding of what causes my anxiety, pain, and fear.


I feel bad about myself when you are not recognized or appreciated by others?


I am proud of who I am and the person I am becoming.


Approval is important to me.


I want to be known for my unique talents and abilities.


I feel like my life has meaning when I feel connected to others and known for who I am.


I worry about being abandoned or rejected in my relationship.


I want to be able to live a life that is authentic to me and my values.


It is important to me to have close, caring, and intimate relationships with others.


I seek out comfortable experiences and surrounding even when I don't need to?


I believe that it is important to hold people accountable for their actions, even if it means confronting them.


I believe that it is important to challenge the status quo and fight for a more just society.


I feel a strong sense of empathy for others even those who are different from me.


I find myself motivated to love others, even if it means sacrificing my own time or resources.


I feel a sense of joy and satisfaction when I am able to love others.


I feel bad about myself when I am not approved of by others.


I want to be free from external constraints and limitations.


I need to feel free from anxiety, pain, and fear.


I have a strong drive to overcome challenges and achieve my dreams.


I am willing to sacrifice my own personal goals and happiness in order to achieve justice for others.


I want to be self-reliant and able to take care of myself.


I am willing to change myself to get approval from others.


I need to have a sense of inner peace and well-being even when things are difficult.


I feel a sense of satisfaction and accomplishment when I achieve my goals?


I have defined coping mechanisms for dealing with anxiety, pain, and fear.


I value my independence and autonomy.


I feel lonely and isolated when I don't feel connected to others.


I feel a sense of peace and contentment within myself.


I have a strong sense of hope and optimism for the future.


I am bothered when I feel like I don’t belong.


I believe that I am a valuable and worthwhile person, regardless of my accomplishments or failures.


I am willing to do things that I don't want to do in order to get recognition from others.


I feel at ease and relaxed when I am in my comfort zone.


I am always looking for new challenges and opportunities to learn.


I feel loved and accepted by others, for who I am, not for what I do.


I am constantly learning new things, even if they are not directly related to my work or personal life.


I can be myself around the people I care about.


I believe that everyone deserves to be treated fairly and with respect, regardless of their social status or power.


I find joy in the simple things in life, such as spending time with loved ones, enjoying nature, or helping others.


I am willing to put in the hard work and effort necessary to succeed?


I want to make a difference in the world and leave a legacy behind.


I need to feel I belong to a family, peer group, church group, or community.


I feel I need to seek out approval from others.


I am passionate about learning about the world around me.


I feel more comfortable when I am in control of my environment and my life?


I feel safe and comfortable expressing my needs and vulnerabilities to important loved ones.


I am grateful for the good things in my life, even when things are difficult.


I want to make a positive impact on the lives of others.


I get stressed and anxious when things are unpredictable and uncontrollable.


I want to make a difference in the world and leave a lasting legacy.


It is important for me to feel secure in my relationships.


I feel a strong desire to make the world a better place.


I am curious about everything and love to learn new things.


I am stimulated and inspired by new ideas and challenges.


I feel a strong need to seek out approval from others.


I feel a strong sense of compassion for others.


It is important to me that others know and understand me for who I am.


I feel a sense of peace and contentment when I am comfortable place.


I have a strong sense of my own identity and purpose in life.


I find it difficult to trust anyone in a relationship.