What Your Favorite Candy Shows About Your Personality

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Have you ever noticed what type of candy your friend or family members like the most? There may not be an immediate or clear relation, but studies have shown that candy is strongly correlated with personality. Especially because this sweet is for people of all ages, it’s not difficult to see how candy can tell us a lot about ourselves. Whether it’s a little piece you had for lunch today or a commonly eaten treat for holidays, candy will always hold a special place in our hearts. This article will take you through the different types of candy and potentially allow you to recognize some familiar traits!


Dark Chocolate

Because dark chocolate is well-known for numerous health benefits, if you enjoy this treat, you’re most likely a healthy snacker. You may love to pair this chocolate with a handful of almonds or raisins, as well as a nice cup of coffee. Dark chocolate also has a rich and subtle sweetness, meaning that a dark chocolate lover would more likely have a realistic perspective with a mature personality. You may also enjoy small gatherings with close friends at a campfire than having a large-scale rock party with hundreds of people. 


These little chocolate pieces are perfect for road trips, hiking, and camping adventures. People who love M&Ms are always ready to think outside the box and head out for a nature walk. Moreover, much like the hard shells of these chocolates, you will rarely give up and are tough to break, as long as you have the right people around you. You have a colorful and upbeat personality and never fail to keep your friends and family smiling.

Peanut Butter Cups

If you’re a lover of peanut butter cups, then your personality is undeniably bold and independent; you’ve got various great goals that are the core of what’s keeping you going. Your ambition drives you so you know exactly where you’re headed on your map, even when people are doubtful. At first, you may seem intimidating or difficult to approach, but once people get to know you, you’re really a loyal and loving person.

Sour Patch Kids

Like to candy you love, you love to surprise people, make bold choices, and live unexpectedly. At a party or event, you’re always the person who gives life and sunshine to lighten up the atmosphere. Your friends may describe you as a bold adventurer but also a sweet, caring friend. Overall, you’re not afraid to try new challenges and often find yourself in funny and unique situations as a result.


If you love snickers, then you have an athletic personality and love all things fitness. You would rather hike, go to the gym, go for a morning run on your weekends rather than go to a party with your friends. In your friend group, you’re always the loyal and group-oriented one with seemingly never-ending support for them.


For you, being an avid learner seems to come naturally. As the thinker in your friend group, you to discover more and more about the world around you. However, you also have a great social circle that runs on a similar craving for knowledge because you think people will always have something to learn from those around them. When you’re hanging out with your close friends, you never fail to let them know about your light-heartedness and spontaneous personality.


Hopefully, this brief synopsis helped you in determining what type of personality or candy suits not only your personality but also your friends and family’s as well! However, it is important to note that this is only an extremely limited candy list, so there are definitely many more types and forms of candy, as well as the personality types associated with them—this article is only the starting guide to a world of sweet, endless possibilities.

Source: https://www.eatthis.com/what-your-favorite-candy-says-about-you/

About the Author

Michelle Sun
Hello! My Acronym position is Lifestyle Section Editor this year. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, scrapbooking, crocheting, jogging with friends, or even doing a few extra math problems. I'm an avid learner and am part of Girls Who Code on campus as well as cross country and track.

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