Then one night you casually ask if they know their Myers-Briggs personality type.
You know your Myers-Briggs type (let’s say you have preferences for INFJ), and generally have a good self-awareness around your preferences, strengths and blindspots.
Their body odor is overwhelming, you can’t stand Sunday football, he keeps tapping his fork on the table for no apparent reason when there’s a lull in conversation. Maybe you stop seeing other people and begin to spend more time with each other.
Maybe the first dinner date and second coffee date turn into after-work drinks together and then into a Saturday exploring your nearby metropolis or a wooded area and then you’re talking about your values, your dreams for the future, or laughing together about how the Pokemon Go craze keeps popping up at random locations.
I hope it whets your appetite for learning more about the Myers and Briggs model of personality development and its message of increased self-understanding and understanding of others and our "differing gifts." The Style Inventory will allow you to approximate what are your MBTI Type preferences.
After determining your 4 MBTI Type letters, you can jump to a number of links we have provided to help you get acquainted with the characteristics and indicators of the 16 types and verify if your type, as determined by this "unscientific" survey, seems to "fit" or not.
There are 16 Personality Types, expressed by 4 dichotomies. Introversion (I) Extraversion means that energy is derived from the outside world while Introversion means that energy is derived from within the self. A Sensor would see the physical, the facts, and the static relationships of objects and events.