March 13, at 7: Freud posited that children who experience conflicts, in which libido energy is under-indulged during this period of time, perhaps too-strongly chastised for toilet-training accidents, may develop "anal retentive" fixations or personality traits. Everything on my desk is arrange neatly into a grid like pattern and when something gets moved, it has to be fixed…immediately. That is not a hypen. You intentionally lower your typing speed to avoid typos — and you actually derive certain twisted satisfaction from watching the words appearing slower than usual in MS Word.
I found so many webpages with people describing themselves as anal retentive, not so with the anal expulsive me? I am anal-expansive. Define anal-retentive: exhibiting or typifying personality traits (such as frugality and obstinacy) held to be — anal-retentive in a sentence. Define retentive: having the power, property, or capacity of retaining; especially: retaining knowledge easily — retentive in a sentence.