ISFJ and Type 5: Is it possible?

ISFJ and Type 5: Is it possible?

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This is a discussion on ISFJ and Type 5: Is it possible? within the Head Triad - Types 5,6,7 forums, part of the Enneagram Personality Theory Forum category; I'm an ISFJ and an Enneagram Type 5 (possibly 5w6) but apparently it's really rare and I can't seem to ...

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    ISFJ and Type 5: Is it possible?

    I'm an ISFJ and an Enneagram Type 5 (possibly 5w6) but apparently it's really rare and I can't seem to find anyone who also fits these two types.

    Is anyone else here an ISFJ and Type 5?



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    It's possible yeah. The 5 is an extreme introvert.
    Last edited by Aluminum Frost; 05-30-2018 at 05:07 AM.

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    No, sorry about that.
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    Type 5w6

    Quote Originally Posted by Aluminum Frost View Post
    It's possible yeah. The 5 is an extreme introvert.
    I beg to differ. 5w6 So/Sx ENTP


    As to the OP, There's always at least one exception to the rule.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tanstaafl28 View Post
    I beg to differ. 5w6 So/Sx ENTP


    As to the OP, There's always at least one exception to the rule.
    I don't see why ENTP is more acceptable for 5 than ISFJ. Ennegram 5 by definition has to be an introvert. They're isolated and not engaged with the outside world

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    I think so, though I imagine they wouldn't fit the stereotype of ISFJ so well, and thus might not recognize themselves as such.

    But then idk why you identify as ISFJ 5 in the first place.
    Last edited by Remnants; 06-20-2018 at 01:11 AM.

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    Type 5

    Quote Originally Posted by madsfilms View Post
    Is anyone else here an ISFJ and Type 5?
    I've considered that I might be a Si-Fe type, but only in the Socionics system and only through a process of elimination, not because I find that type particularly relatable. I'm definitely not an "SJ" in the Keirsey-derived sense, but Socionics SEI (Si-Fe type) lacks the traditionalism and love of structure that is commonly attributed to that temperament. In any case, I don't see why being a Fe-creative would contradict being a Five, at least any more than being a social subtype or a Four-winger would contradict being a core-Five.

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    Type 7

    I've read about a connection between type 5 and Ti, so I would picture an ISFJ 5 as having well developed introverted thinking. I think those Enneagram stereotypes, 5s can only be extreme introverts and 7s or 8s extreme extroverts, make it hard for people to find their type. Look at the fears, desires and key motivations that drive and shape you.
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    Type 5w6

    I wouln't say it's impossible, just rare. Anyway, have you considered 6w5? Maybe you have a really strong 5 wing.

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    I guess it's possible but pretty rare then.
    Most ISFJs are 6 2 or 9- tell me if I'm wrong ?


     

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