It all makes sense!!!

Recently discovered that I’m an INTJ (Meyers-Briggs Typology) and Enneagram Type 1. Me?? Introverted? Yes, yes! I hear people snickering. As if I could ever be an introvert.
See, this is the perception that people have of me. However, actually, it makes a lot of sense as I have always felt the need to be alone. Crowds suffocate. Centre of attention is embarassing. Chit-chat without a point is exhausting. There we go. Bet you did not know that right? Yes, I hide it well.

Anyway, with this new found understanding, I went on a search for what is an INTJ and stuff, and got to this website called INTJ Central and this gem popped up. I HAD to laugh, because it is so true.

Q: What are the pet peeves of INTJs?

A: Thanks for asking. Our pet peeves are:

* We dislike surprises.
* We hate having decisions made for us. We’re INTJs; nobody is more qualified to make decisions than us.
* We dislike getting gifts, as it burdens us with the need to reciprocate.
* We hate small talk, gossip, and relationship/people talk. Really anything mundane is beneath us.
* We get particularly annoyed by attacks on our intelligence, competence, and integrity.
* We hate it when people try to manipulate us.
* Insincerity and lying.
* People interfering with our alone time.
* People who are chronically late.
* People who talk incessantly. We will just engage our “nod and smile” autopilot and mentally go somewhere else.
* People who are stupid, arrogant, opinionated, and/or closed minded.
* Crooked/badly placed pictures.
* Superficiality (body piercings, pimped out cars, brightly colored anything).
* Salespeople. INTJs are immune to emotional manipulation and have zero tolerance for lines of bullshit.
* Incorrect grammar and word usage.
* People who waste our time (see Salespeople, people interfering with our alone time, etc.)

To go to this site, the link is as follows: http://intjcentral.com/manual4

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mrsleft

Married to MrLeft for the past 15 years, our proudest accomplishment is our 7 year old cub. I work full time, while juggling motherhood, wifehood and with the fawn's help, run the household in between meeting deadlines. I love cooking and baking and my happiness in life is in making lists and plans and devising schedules, processes and systems to run everything efficiently and minimise chaos. I believe that all employers need to implement flexible HR policies that maximise work-life balance, and protect the family unit. A happy, balanced person will always outperform a stressed, overworked and worried person at the workplace.

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