Please Understand Me has ratings and reviews. Julia said: I I just finished reading a book called Please Understand Me by David Keirsey. It is about. The Keirsey Group publishes and distributes books and other related resources by David Keirsey and associates. The Please Understand Me® series, and other . During his time there, he published his theory in the book, Please Understand Me ® (), where he publicly introduced the Keirsey Temperament Sorter®.

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My next goal is to pursue the earlier, Jungian analysis in formal textual detail, because I suspect I will find that much more useful and illuminating.

A wonderful book on understanding and accepting people. Bates No preview available – The insistence on outdated sexual mores women don’t care about orgasm, only want to please their men, are nearly always ‘happiest in the home’, and so on riled me further.

Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types

Maybe I wa This is the book that saved my sanity as a kid. Please Understand Me II: As an extrovert, my adjustment would be to tame the socializing and davi the party at a decent hour. I recall that the first time I took an MBTI exam was during in high school, where each of the personalities were divided into different fruits. Dec 27, Debra Daniels-zeller rated it liked it Shelves: Unnderstand 06, Esra rated it really liked it Shelves: Or sometimes they’re planning how to take over the universe.


One immediate gain you will get is a self-test non-computerized that is easy to grade.

Whereas she’s an extravert, I’m an introvert. Nov 01, Glory Talbott rated it it was ok. It’s how they get their thrills.

Please Understand Me – Wikipedia

We’re not God, after all. No eBook available Amazon. It is about understandd 16 temperament types. Character and Temperament Types is a psychology book written by David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates which focuses on the classification and categorization of personality types. It is far easier to fall into stereotyping with Keirsey’s schema, and his profiles are particularly unflattering to SJs.

Open Preview See a Problem? Ruled by iNtuition or Senses? Although Keirsey talks about the sixteen different personality keirseh that Briggs and Myers introduced, he explicates how they interact with each other, with the world, and with education, all in a broader sense.

You can put the book down and in about 15 minutes, someone is looking at your copy trying to see what you are learning! From anecdotal experience, I think Keirsey’s percentages were right.

My point in bringing up these who grow away from their fundamental temperament: If a woman has taken this test, you’ve got a great conversation starter, you don’t have to hope she’s a Leo, and it may never end.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Feb 02, cizi rated it it was amazing Shelves: They don’t necessarily learn those things “because they are supposed to” or to bolster up their authority but because they simply love doing it.


Jul 07, Lois Deveneau rated it liked it Shelves: XNTJ – what’s your sign? I enjoyed learning about the temperaments in leading and in childhood, a great juxtaposition of how the temperaments display themselves throughout life. Still, I learned something here, and I’ll keep the book on hand for reference to the type Portraits.

I’ve taken the Myers-Briggs at least 3 times over the course of my life all in school situationsand my type has remained firmly fixed. The book has also helped me recognize some of my own strengths and weaknesses.

Being private people, we are sociable and talkative, but very rarely express our true Being a typical INFJ, I strive to do my best at all times, learn as much as I possibly can about everything, and try to make a real difference in the world. Jun 18, Julia rated it liked it Shelves: At least, I’m not. The SJ is driven, above all, by her Another thing about “types” of intellects.

All four members of the family enjoy friends, family and parties. Jan 27, Maureen rated it did not like it Shelves: