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Probably because, like how it manifests in my personality, a strong Te user grows impatient with the logically fallacious things they hear others say all of the time. This can be especially problematic if your Fi is inferior, and you don't realize/care that you're hurting others' feelings by being a Te douchebag. I'd say a lot of it has to do with the theoretical absence of Fe in Te users.

I've known many ESTJs and some ENTJs who are nice people. And I know some that are some of the most crude and obstreperous people I have come across. It's probably a behavioral thing, the sum of their life's experiences and its effects on their persona.
 

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Maybe it's just me then. I just get the feeling ExTJs aren't highly respected for their caring natures.
Don't know anything about that one. Lov'en my Te :)
 

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They're generally not, but I know several that have probably had the coldness and intolerance of stupidity of Te blunted by being a subordinate in the military for years. My mother is an ESTJ and she makes all kinds of people hate life because of Te and/or mental illness.
 

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Probably because they often have a very directive interaction style, which tend to be interpreted negatively, IMO.
Right, they tend to be construed as being pushy and domineering. And sometimes, they can be overly so. They seem to want to micromanage and other annoying things, even myself sometimes. The way I correct the mistakes of those I work with tends to piss them off sometimes, although I'm not entirely sure if that's my Te way of explaining things, or their self-esteem.
 

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I have a really good friend that I perceive as an ENTJ. Some of them are more chill than you'd think from just looking at Te stereotypes.
Whenever I agree with what Te is confronting, etc., about in those moments, I tend to agree with them and don't even find conflict.
I can find moderate conflict if it is a case I consider unnecessary.
 

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I have a really good friend that I perceive as an ENTJ. Some of them are more chill than you'd think from just looking at Te stereotypes.
Whenever I agree with what Te is confronting, etc., about in those moments, I tend to agree with them and don't even find conflict.
I can find moderate conflict if it is a case I consider unnecessary.
Many people would rather blame them for arguing with them. One thing I've come to realize is that apparently, victimizing yourself because somebody proved you wrong is considered "mature" behavior by many adults. I've actually had people: stalk me around forums harassing me; tell me they're going to find me and pay me a "visit" in a veiled threat; ask a moderator to have me banned etc. because they lost an e-argument and couldn't admit they were wrong. Te is pretty much the opposite of Fe; you don't care if people perceive you to be a douchebag, or not.
 

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It seems to me that many of the Te-doms who are douchebags are the ones who read in a book or on a website that they're supposed to be. There are plenty of Te doms on this website who kick serious ass while still being really likeable people.
 

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It seems to me that many of the Te-doms who are douchebags are the ones who read in a book or on a website that they're supposed to be. There are plenty of Te doms on this website who kick serious ass while still being really likeable people.
I disagree. The majority of Te-doms I know who are asses have never heard of MBTI. And if the theory states they are supposed to be douchebags, which came first, the stereotype/theory, or behavior influenced by the stereotype/theory?

/Te :tongue:
 

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Maybe it's Te that makes me want to punch babies when people use the school library to socialize?
Probably not, since punching babies is unlikely to produce a favourable outcome.
Those people will still be socialising in the library, while you may very well be spending time trying to avoid dropping the soap.
 

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I disagree. The majority of Te-doms I know who are asses have never heard of MBTI. And if the theory states they are supposed to be douchebags, which came first, the stereotype/theory, or behavior influenced by the stereotype/theory?

/Te :tongue:
Fair enough. I don't know enough Te doms IRL. :laughing:
 

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Probably not, since punching babies is unlikely to produce a favourable outcome.
No, and most likely, neither would approaching a group of ignorant people and letting them know they're being inconsiderate. Venting the frustration sarcastically usually does the trick, I'm not one for displacement :tongue:
 

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It seems to me that many of the Te-doms who are douchebags are the ones who read in a book or on a website that they're supposed to be. There are plenty of Te doms on this website who kick serious ass while still being really likeable people.
Completely agree.

@benr3600

Most Te-doms I know in real life are wonderful people. You just have to be aware you can't roll out shit and expect them to sit back and swallow it. They're very good at forcing people to be accountable for their claims.

The ones who are assholes are generally used to not being challenged when they start loudly demanding for proof. Pretty easy to knock them down-- just provide it.

Besides, it's not like asshole behavior is restricted to Te-doms.

@Sequestrum

I LOVE THAT IMAGE. So DAMN much.
 
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