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    Try comparing him to your husband/son...if he has a bit in common with them in terms of attitude, he's maybe an ISFP. I find that I have absolutely nothing in common with INFPs and they seem completely alien to me. If he's a lot like them, maybe he's an ISTP or INTP.

    I don't know any ISFPs, but theoretically I think they would be more carefree and fun-seeking, while an INFP would be more self-critical and stressed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Randomnity View Post
    Try comparing him to your husband/son...if he has a bit in common with them in terms of attitude, he's maybe an ISFP. I find that I have absolutely nothing in common with INFPs and they seem completely alien to me. If he's a lot like them, maybe he's an ISTP or INTP.

    I don't know any ISFPs, but theoretically I think they would be more carefree and fun-seeking, while an INFP would be more self-critical and stressed.
    Thanks for that.
    He's logical like my ISTPs but doesn't seem to have as much common sense. I think he's an S with a high N, and an F with a high T.

    I think I'm going to have to learn the Ti Te Ni Ne stuff so I can figure him out that way - maybe.

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    He sounds either ESTP or ESTJ. What makes you think he's a P?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hotmale View Post
    He sounds either ESTP or ESTJ. What makes you think he's a P?
    You're kidding about the E, right?

    What makes you think he's a T?


    He's said he's a P. He said he preferred not to plan things ahead and likes leaving his options open - all the things that make a P different from a J.
    He's one of those types when you ask them what their preference is, they say, "It depends."
    Those are the most frustrating to figure out.

    He read a list of E and I traits and said he was an I. My daughter confirmed it.

    He said he's right in the middle on S/N and F/T, but he's a few points to the side of S and a few points to the side of F.

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    Quote Originally Posted by INTJMom View Post
    You're kidding about the E, right?

    What makes you think he's a T?
    He just sounds a bit like me. Maybe it was projection. However, I think most sport-oriented players tend to be E in general. There are sports such as ice skating and that kind which tends to be suited for solitary activity, however, in sports- you have to receive energy from playing with others.

    He's said he's a P. He said he preferred not to plan things ahead and likes leaving his options open - all the things that make a P different from a J.
    He's one of those types when you ask them what their preference is, they say, "It depends."
    Yes, but I'm willing to guess that he wants to have a specific list of activities to choose from which is really indicative of Te- segmentizing and ordering.

    Those are the most frustrating to figure out.
    Why is it important to figure him out? I think if people spend enough time together, it naturally happens.

    He read a list of E and I traits and said he was an I. My daughter confirmed it.

    He said he's right in the middle on S/N and F/T, but he's a few points to the side of S and a few points to the side of F.
    Perhaps you should have him take a different version of the test. My sister is between ENTJ/ENTP- and on tests occassionally she comes out exactly 50 50, which ironically is the same for her left-right brain preferences. However, when observing her in action, one can easily see that around others- she becomes more directive in general situations, but relaxed around others whose J preference is higher.

    So you like the guy?

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    I like him in that they've been together for 6 months and I don't think they've had a fight. He's not jealous or immature like some of her other friends. He's going to college so he's intelligent. He doesn't smoke - thank God. He's hard to get to know though. He's given to depression - at least he was in the 2 years before they became a couple.


    OH! I just remembered the most irritating thing about him is this: he picks at his food and doesn't clean his plate. He is SO WASTEFUL! When we have steak, he leaves all kind of meat on the fat. We pick it up and eat every morsel off the bone or gristle or fat or whatever. We are a very conservative family in that way. We don't waste. You should see how much of a lobster he wastes! I can't stand the idea of feeding this kid for the rest of our lives and having him waste expensive food.

    Anyway - that's the only thing I don't like about him, and that could improve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by INTJMom View Post
    He says he was the top High School baseball player in our state. When he reached the top, he switched to Soccer and became one of the best in Soccer. Then he switched to basketball and was in the top 10 in that sport. Can we pretty much assume that he is mostly S based on his sports record?

    When I asked him about his T/F preferences he kept on explaining how he responds to people's feelings, but usually logically figures out how to respond. He says he's always changing according to how the situation warrants it. He alters in order to accomplish his goal.

    He says he can usually talk his way out of any jam - including speeding tickets and trouble with teachers and admin. He thinks he's a great salesman. To me, he comes across very shy. I have to work to get eye contact with him.
    Sounds like he's selling himself. Modest chap.

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    I can't eat a whole meal myself, never been able to, so I always take left overs and snack on it through out the week. I'm also the type to offer anyone a taste of whatever's on my plate. So maybe offer him to take some home, I don't know if that would work, but I'll except free food as long as I don't have to eat it at once.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JivinJeffJones View Post
    Sounds like he's selling himself. Modest chap.
    When he says it, he states it very matter-of-factly. That seems more "T" like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by prplchknz View Post
    I can't eat a whole meal myself, never been able to, so I always take left overs and snack on it through out the week. I'm also the type to offer anyone a taste of whatever's on my plate. So maybe offer him to take some home, I don't know if that would work, but I'll except free food as long as I don't have to eat it at once.
    Oh, he heads straight to the garbage with it.

    I guess he came from an upper middle class family for whom money was not really a problem. He had never eaten at a fast food restaurant until he dated my daughter. We brought him slumming to our local Goodwill which he had never been inside. Oh well. I hope he can keep up the lifestyle, or else my daughter can teach him to live more modestly.

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