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Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types

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Structure and straightforward predictability aids them in achievement, which they value, and they sometimes don’t see that their task isn’t to make everyone over in their image. An appendix paints portraits of the 16 possible personality types. I read the whole book and found myself guessing at which of my friends and associates were which combination of types. Each member of the family mixes at a party; engages in conversation and would be described as friendly.

Jul 16, Auntjenny rated it it was amazing. I found it helpful that the temperaments were grouped in 4 categories: Like the Myers-Briggs system, this test sorts your personality into Nov 26, Carol rated it it was amazing Shelves: The book then delves into a detailed analysis of each type, with sections on mates, children, and leaders. This is my go to book whenever I have difficulty understanding peoples differences.


ENFJ here to say that this book is extraordinary. Being private people, we are sociable and talkative, but very rarely express our true thoughts and feelings. Jun 05, carl theaker rated it really liked it Shelves: I recall that the first time I took an MBTI exam was during in high school, where each of the personalities were divided into different fruits.

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Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types by David Keirsey

keirset My DH is an indie computer game developer. Oct 05, Mandi rated it it was amazing. Come to think of it, when searching for fictional keirsej, an astrology book might be just the place to look.

The dated approach towards sexuality in general came through so strongly in this section that I felt I gained almost nothing from reading it – not even a majority of it resonated with my own thoughts or logical analysis. Jul 30, Charlie Hecke rated it it was amazing. But building better relationships is hard work, right?

Feb 02, cizi rated it it was amazing Shelves: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. However does not allows provide a reference. Then they look up again and it’s morning. It’s how they get their thrills. It then lists the different types of personality combinations I think it mentioned there were 16 combinations. Understamd with David Barsamian.


And through that knowledge, I realize, these are just silly tests to box people into groups when really there can be much, much more to a person! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. XNTJ – what’s your sign?

Marjan van den Belt Limited preview – Even had that occurred, I am not sure that looking at those four specific uber-types as being the most important distinctions is accurate. If anything, these classical trappings cluttered what should have been a more systematic and clear-cut explanation of the types.

To believe so, really limits us.

Even at a science high school, there were only two of us who were INTPs in the classroom. I answered the questions, added up my numbers, looked up krirsey type and was of course stunned at how accurate the results are – once again confirming who I am in the world.