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I believe I'm possibly ENTP (I think I naturally favor Ne over Ti and Fe over Si)but being a triple withdrawn type, 954 or possibly, but unlikely, 594 (I am pretty sure about those 3 types though as I relate the most to them by far) makes it much more likely I am INTP.

What do you guys think?
 

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I think it's entirely possible.

Triple-withdrawn is just a gestalt based on the way you handle the three arenas as defined by the tritype system. If you handle image issues like a 4 and head issues like a 5, that doesn't exclude you from possibly being Ne-based with a 9 core.

I would invite you to consider, though, the ways in which each of those types are "withdrawn," and how that meshes (or doesn't) with your self-concept as being based in Ne.
 

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People often confuse the withdrawn types of the enneagram with social introversion. They don't necessarily correlate. If anything, the withdrawn types describe specific ways of dealing with conflict. 4s, 5s and 9s withdraw from conflict, this is what makes them withdrawn. They can be as introverted or extroverted in any other sense as they want. So the real question you should ask yourself is how you deal with situations where there is a conflict occurring. Do you withdraw from it the ways 4s, 5s and 9s do?
 

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I'd find it weird, but as a double withdrawn ENTP, not unbelievable.

I just expect ENTPs to have a connection somehow to 7, 3, or 8.
 

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I'd find it weird, but as a double withdrawn ENTP, not unbelievable.

I just expect ENTPs to have a connection somehow to 7, 3, or 8.
Well, I guess 9w8 is somewhat related to 8. As for 7 I can relate a bit simply with how Ne works and the excitement it brings. 3 is probably the tritype I relate to the least though. I have basically no need for other people's approval and doing achievements for the sole sake of being successful.

Being this tritype and having an extremely hard time finding out if I am INTP or ENTP is probably related. Also, if I was really an INTP there would probably be almost no question about it with such a compatible tritype.

Oh well, I'll figure it out eventually. For now, I'll stick with the common sense choice.
 

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Well, I guess 9w8 is somewhat related to 8. As for 7 I can relate a bit simply with how Ne works and the excitement it brings. 3 is probably the tritype I relate to the least though. I have basically no need for other people's approval and doing achievements for the sole sake of being successful.

Being this tritype and having an extremely hard time finding out if I am INTP or ENTP is probably related. Also, if I was really an INTP there would probably be almost no question about it with such a compatible tritype.

Oh well, I'll figure it out eventually. For now, I'll stick with the common sense choice.
Quite true on the bolded point.

I mistyped as INTP initially and it took me a long time to accept I was an extrovert. It came down to two core things I could not dispute (my 9 likes to simplify XD).

1. Regardless of if I wanted to socialise or not, at the end of a good evening I was on a high that had grown over the time I was there, energy had grown. I could practically bounce off the walls with it when the event was especially fun.

2. Ne is my dominant function (and conversely, Ti is not, Ti doms are waaaaay to theoretical and subdued for me at times, I'm more impulsive, jump in with an idea, let's test it out type deal, 'poke the dragon to see what happens').

As others have said, being a withdrawn E-type does not mean you cannot be an Extrovert, they are different things completely, it's just that one gels easier and is more common.

For me withdrawing means if something goes wrong I retreat within myself, my inner world is my solace, I do this both mentally as well as physically staying in my own company. Being a withdrawn Extrovert means I am my own mountain, to my detriment, when things go wrong rather than reaching out to a social environment where I would be energised, I often pull away from people and shut them out, I can make a bad situation worse because I need my own space to reflect and introspect.
 
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2. Ne is my dominant function (and conversely, Ti is not, Ti doms are waaaaay to theoretical and subdued for me at times, I'm more impulsive, jump in with an idea, let's test it out type deal, 'poke the dragon to see what happens').
Could you give some examples/elaborate? Also I am not too sure what you mean by ''subdued''.
 

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Could you give some examples/elaborate? Also I am not too sure what you mean by ''subdued''.
INTP is less impulsive than ENTP in regards to Ti>Ne, it's logic/analysing first, while Ne is jumping about brainstorming first. They can get at detail longer and deeper than I have patience for.

If one is to paint a cliché picture:

Enter [an interesting button that probably shouldn't be pushed] the question is "what may happen if I push this button?"

TiNe: Comes up with a list of possible options based on logical analysis
NeTi: Pushes button to see

Ofc there is much more to it than that, however part of it is think first/consider first v act first/test to get more data first.
 

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TiNe: Comes up with a list of possible options based on logical analysis
Doesn't NeTi come up with possibilities in similar fashion? And I'm assuming they are also at least minimally logical (or they wouldn't have popped up in their head in the first place).

The difference is that the initial logical analysis is ''quicker'' and therefore the idea might need to be reviewed again afterwards; TiNe on the hand would need much more time to consider a different idea from their own as plausible as their Ne might not have considered it already.

I am not sure about this, so correct me if I'm wrong good sir.
 

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Doesn't NeTi come up with possibilities in similar fashion? And I'm assuming they are also at least minimally logical (or they wouldn't have popped up in their head in the first place).

The difference is that the initial logical analysis is ''quicker'' and therefore the idea might need to be reviewed again afterwards; TiNe on the hand would need much more time to consider a different idea from their own as plausible as their Ne might not have considered it already.

I am not sure about this, so correct me if I'm wrong good sir.
Yep, ofc, NeTi still has Ti just like INTPs still process through Ne, it's about what comes first is all.
 
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