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Fictional Types - Sex and the City

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I've recently finished watching the whole Sex and the City series and I found it quite enjoyable, not only because of the humour and good story line but also thanks to the main characters that were consistent, intelligently thought-out and allowed for an accurate typing in both the Enneagram and Myers Briggs typologies. However the men in the show are unfortunately exessively similar in their personality types as you will see.

Here are the character's types according to my own analysis:

Carrie Bradshaw is a 6w7 and also an ENFP. She's very warm, concerned for and loyal to her friends but also a bit jumpy and nervous. There is a palpable anxiety about her - she's always asking questions and fretting about her love life and her social theories. Carrie is also funny in a somewhat self-deprecating way and tends to appear as unsure of herself and clumsy, but also intellectually witty and surpsingly insightful. She's always consulting her friends before she makes most d…

Enneagram Misidentifications - Type 7

In this article, I will try to clear up some of the differences between Enneagram Type Seven and the rest of the Enneagram types respectively. The comparison tables will be subject to modifications and additions as more information reveals itself.

I hope it will be a useful tool for people who have trouble mistyping or aren't sure of their type - I'm one of them too.

7 and 1

Mistyping frequency: very rarely (unhealthy 7s mistype as 1s).

Seven
Optimistic
Spontaneous
Nonchalant
Intuit their purpose
Scattered
Easily distracted
Very open-minded
Play
Want changes
Childlike
Fun
Spendthrift
Uninhibited One
Pessimistic
Planned
Self-conscious
Know their purpose
Methodical
Diligent
Rather close-minded
Work
Dislike changes
Mature
Duty
Frugal
Restrained


7 and 2

Mistyping frequency: often (usually 7s mistype as 2s)

Seven
Emotionally volatile
Seek adventure
Focus on enjoyment
Helps self
Want freedom
Detached
Cerebral
Let go
Want company
Activities
Can be caustic
Forgets promises
Abrasive humour Two
Emotionally stable
Seek intimacy
Focus on …

Enneagram Misidentifications - Type 6

In this article, I will try to clear up some of the differences between Enneagram Type Six and the rest of the Enneagram types respectively. The comparison tables will be subject to modifications and additions as more information reveals itself.

I hope it will be a useful tool for people who have trouble mistyping or aren't sure of their type - I'm one of them too.

6 and 1

Mistyping frequency: rarely (6w5 can resemble 1s).

Six
Self-doubting
Indecisive
Ambivalent
Reactive
Anxious
Suspicious of others
Temperamental
Seek security
Affliative
Looks to authority One
Self-confident
Decisive
Certain
Contained
Angry
Indignated by others
Controlled
Seek perfection
Independent
Becomes an authority

6 and 2

Mistyping frequency: often (usually 6s mistype as 2s)

Six
Seek support
Playful and silly
Unsure
Want independence
Reactive
Ambivalent
Look to authority
Become dependent
Self-doubting Two
Seek love
Loving and helpful
Sure of self
Need merging
Manipulative
Positive feelings
Become authority
Make others dependent
Self-assured

6 and 3

Mis…

Jung Test - Type Evaluator

This is a Jungian types test developed by Lenore Thomson and Aryeh Maidenbaum. Jungian types are similar in theory to the Myers Briggs types.

Note that the Myers-Briggs® type can only be achieved by taking the authentic Myers-Briggs Instrument®.

Just like with the previous Enneagram test, grab a piece of paper and note down your answers to each question. The scoring instructions are at the end of the page.

I hope it will prove as accurate for you as it was for me.

The Jung Test

1. When you meet new people do you:

A. Talk as much as you listen
B. Listen more than you talk

2. Which statement characterizes your general approach to life?

A. Just do it
B. Check out the alternatives

3. Which do you like more about yourself:

A. Your cool-headed, logical approach
B. Your warm, understanding approach

4. Which are you better at:

A. Shifting gears when necessary
B. Focusing on one task until it's done

5. Do you prefer a social life that includes:

A. Many friends and acquaintances
B. A few people that you fee…