Originally Posted by reckful
Contrary to that steaming pile of donkey dookie in Arclight's post, you can definitely subscribe to the MBTI without buying into the so-called "cognitive functions," and certainly without accepting the dubious functions model that says ENFP=Ne-Fi-Te-Si ó which, FYI, is a model that's inconsistent with both Jung and Myers.
Arclight says, "The tests are not broken. The problem is you." Well... Dario Nardi's one of
You meet someone. You two get close. It's all great for a while. Then someone stops trying. Talk less. Awkward conversations. The drifting. No communication whatsoever. Memories start to fade. Then that person you know, Becomes that person you KNEW. That's how it usually goes, right? Sad isn't it.
Iíve noticed that from a young age Iíd try so hard to let people in to have them say something to realize that they donít understand anything about me, and then totally build up even further walls against them. Is this just me???
(The extremely ironic part is that I'm so protective of my inner self, yet am usually perceived as a COMPLETELY open book.)
Shit. I really just don't know what to do. I feel like I'm backed into a corner with only two opinions. I either stay alone and continue this dragged out unbalanced relationship with best friend and her unpredictable moods or I put myself out there and make new friends. Y'know . . . for like a better and healthier me? We depend way too much on each other.
That much I already knew. But hearing it just confirms it I guess. She really needs me more than I need her. While
I have missed getting my PerC "fix" ever since my work firewall locked me out of the site. Something to do with the same security crap that at one point set off Google and other browsers to consider PerC some sort of "malware," I suspect. I am still plugging along.
I belong to a group here in Vegas, called The Enneagram Las Vegas, and I am now on their advisory board. I help shape future meetings by making suggestions for topics, and helping with the plans for bringing