We all have our favorite color of M&M. The one that you reach for first when there is a big bowl of candy staring at you. I have even heard about people who will only eat certain colors and then throw away the rest. While I think that's a bit extreme, I admit that I like to segregate and prioritize my M&M-eating experience. Yellow is always last, in case you were wondering.
Each color has its own special subconscious meaning. I attended a special M&M color meaning workshop while working towards my graduate degree in psychology, so rest assured that you are dealing with a trained professional here. What does your favorite say about you? Read on to find out. And if your answer is that you don't have a favorite and you just eat them indiscriminately, well then, that's all I need to know about you.
Green: I'll start with green, because thanks to the M&M ad campaign, we're all aware that a preference for green means that you're a sexual deviant. You tend to overemphasize the importance of sex in your life and often feel rejected when your date feigns a headache after you suggestively ask if he or she is into pony play. The answer is always no. Especially on the first date.
Red: If your fingers tend to gravitate toward the bright red candies in the bowl, this implies that you're confident, bold, and passionate. Red is probably the most popular M&M color choice, but you don't care. If you want red, you'll take red, consequences be damned. Let the next person who comes by seeking candy settle for their second favorite. You were there first, and you deserve the best.
Blue: People who prefer blue M&Ms are trendsetters. You like being on the cutting edge of things. Many of the traditionalists did not feel the need to add blue to the preexisting M&M color choices, but you were all for it, because you live for excitement and the unknown possibilities life has to offer. Charlie Sheen loves blue M&Ms.
Orange: You don't play by any rules, do you? Orange enthusiasts are wild, carefree, and march to the beat of their own drum. You won't often meet someone who prefers orange, but when you do, you better prepare yourself, because it's going to be a fun night.
Yellow: What is wrong with you? Yellow M&Ms are not only unnatural, but unattractive. Yellow is the least popular M&M color. People who prefer yellow M&Ms tend to go against the grain and are sometimes diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorders, which is directly linked with psychopathy. It's a fact. Ask Dr. Phil.
Brown: The traditionalist. Chocolate is naturally brown, and therefore you reason that the brown M&Ms provide the most naturally occurring color choice. You like things to be as they should. A place for everything and everything in its place, is your motto. You might have a tendency to towards a little obsessive-compulsiveness, but that's okay. Not everyone has to be cool.