Mirror

Mirror is the relationship between an extravert and introvert that shares ego functions, i.e. an ENFP and INFP. They're in the same quadra, and because of having the same functions in their ego (and the rest of the blocks), they have a very similar thought process. It's therefore a very positive relationship, but just as... Continue Reading →

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Subtypes

How can two people of the same type be so extremely different? It's sometimes hard to even see any similarity between them at first glance. Enneagram plays a big role here, creating a vast difference between, for example, an LIE 5 and an LIE 8. However, there's another important aspect that explains the difference. Subtypes. ... Continue Reading →

Reinin dichotomies

There are, except the four Jungian dichotomies, 11 additional dichotomies that were introduced by Grigoriy Reinin. Each type has a unique set of dichotomies, and some of them are extremely influential in making a type.  Note that the Reinin dichotomies are not fully endorsed by all socionists, and that model A, functions and quadras always has a... Continue Reading →

Models of socionics

Socionics is a theory that is based around the original idea, or model A. But it's not quite that simple, there are other models as well, adding different aspects to the theory of socionics.  Model A Model A is the basic socionics, coming from Aushra Augusta, the founder of socionics. Intertype relationships, the function stack, what the... Continue Reading →

Politics, Te, Fe, Se?

Which of those functions is best suited for politics, and in what way? How does it help to understand the functions themselves? Looking at Frank Underwood from House of Cards, what does he use to gain power?  To get that out of the way, House of Cards is not the most accurate way to look... Continue Reading →

Why I prefer socionics over MBTI

It covers more Socionics covers a lot more than what MBTI does, I doubt that's still a secret for anyone. There are descriptions of each different group you can think of, there's the intertype relationships, subtypes, they have expanded on what each function does in each position. It's an eight function model (which exists in... Continue Reading →

Sensing

There is a lot of confusion and misunderstanding about the sensing functions in MBTI circles, recently given attention on twitter. The descriptions of sensing types, and the sensing function, Se and Si, are very limiting. The base of how the online community sees sensing, comes mainly from two different sources, the original MBTI source; Gifts... Continue Reading →

Supervision

Supervision is, second to conflict the worst intertype relationship. sometimes called relation of social control. It's an asymmetrical relationship, meaning that each type has one supervisor and one supervisee. The supervisor, the one doing the "controlling", has the supervisees point of least resistance as their dominant function, and their dominant as creative. So an ENTJ would have an ISTJ as... Continue Reading →

Romance style

Our type influences our style and approach to romance, through what is called the "romance style". There are four different romance styles, one for each perceiving function, and they each have a matching romance style, based on the super-id of the type.  The four original romance styles are the Caregivers (SJ), Infantile (NP), Aggressor (SP)... Continue Reading →

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