Opposites Attract: How to Use the Secrets of Personality Type to Create a Love That Lasts

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Harper Collins, Feb 8, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 208 pages
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“If you use the information in this book, your relationship will improve! Once you see how valuable this knowledge is, you will wonder how you ever got along without it.” —Susan Page, author of Why Talking Is Not Enough: 8 Loving Actions That Will Transform Your Marriage

Stop letting your differences drive you apart—instead let Renee Baron, acclaimed marriage and family therapist as well as co-author of The Enneagram Made Easy and Are You My Type?, show you how to reinvigorate your relationship today. In Opposites Attract, Baron unlocks the secrets of understanding personality types using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI™). Baron’s playful and practical guide to getting closer to your partner is indispensible for anyone striving to keep their relationship stress-free, fun, and loving.

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Welcome to the World of Opposites
Discover Your Preferences 11
ExtravertsIntroverts 17
The ExtravertIntrovert Relationship 47
SensorsIntuitives 57
The SensorIntuitive Relationship 85
ThinkersFeelers 93
The ThinkerFeeler Relationship 123
The JudgerPerceiver Relationship 163
Final Thoughts 171
Where Do You Go from Here? 177
Appendix A A Brief Description of the Sixteen Personality Types 181
Appendix B Combining the MyersBriggsType Indicator Preferences with the Enneagram Types 187
Recommended Resources 201
Acknowledgments 203

JudgersPerceivers 133

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Renee Baron has been in private practice for more than twenty-five years and has taught countless workshops and seminars on the value of understanding your personality type. She uses the Enneagram and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™ personality assessments to give people practical yet powerful tools to develop clarity into their own and other people's behavior. Her books have been published in seventeen countries and include The Enneagram Made Easy, What Type Am I?, and Are You My Type, Am I Yours?

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