People have sometimes claimed that I might be an ESFP...but I think not. ESFP means my attention is directed outward to my immediate environment, and bloody hell, I can never remember details about anything.
And I haven't got a bloody clue if this matches with that. I don't key in on when I need a haircut, which means I go bloody half a year without doing it.
Once I got harassed by someone at a bus stop and my husband asked me what the guy looked like....really specific details, and I said, damned if I know, but I'd recognize him if I saw him again.
My husband will notice really obscure details in his environment. I don't notice anything, even if it is in front of my face.
I don't always pick up on outward cues.
I hate fucking sitting down and watching people. My husband loves it. For me, it's just bloody boring.
Now sit me down and have a heart-to-heart, wonderful. Sit down and talk about sports, and fashion, and what this one and that one is doing, and I might rip you or my hair out, depending.
Give me an opportunity to analyze you and your psyche, cool. Sit me down and try to explain details which clue me in on your status and shit, and I flip out.
Ask me to brainstorm, cool, I can do that. Ask me to give you all the specifics about a conversation, damnnnnnn.
Another example: I have just noticed today, after two years of going by the same damn place every morning, that a church was in the middle of two areas. TWO YEARS. These details strike me and the first thing I think of is, wow that can't be new. The second oh shit I'm totally unobservant.
Someone will say he's put on weight. She has a new style. Blah blah I won't notice. In fact, I'll probably go two months without noticing your new hairstyle. Unless of course you dye it pink. Then I might notice it in a week.
Eh, yeah. I don't know if that's whatever you wanted...I tend to go on tangents, as you can see. I talk about a lot of random shit, which is why I am glad I can teach this one student, because for once I can actually be random and it's cool because she needs it for a test. Um, yeah, oops, that was kind of irrelevant. Okay, I'll shut up now.
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