Personality testing and dating
But even though it may seem attractive and comfortable, being with your same type can create problems too, Overbo warned.
"I can't wait to get to know you more," he said, the words seeming so genuine.
I may be doing [each item] 20 minutes before it needs to be done, but I'll get it done on time, not two days ahead of time.'" My belief about arguing was right.
With any of these differences, "over time, if there isn't a real understanding about why this other person comes at things [differently], resentment can build, and you may think, 'Gosh, this person doesn't really appreciate what I need,'" Overbo said.
But they're far from guaranteed "because there's more to every relationship than just personality type." Still, Overbo noted a few red flags with opposite pairings: "That can be a great combination when you're looking for balance, but it can also cause some hiccups along the way." An example: After a hard day, an E-type may want to talk and "can be seen as maybe barraging [an I-type] with a lot of conversation and a lot of talking.
The I-type is thinking, 'I really want to go into a quiet room and do some reflecting on my day and have my own personal space.