People Patterns: A Modern Guide to the Four Temperaments
A Popular Culture Introduction to Personality Types
and the Four Temperaments
Stephen Montgomery, Ph.D.
"Try to see it my way ." Taking a line from the Beatles, Dr. Stephen Montgomery presents a fresh new look at the four temperaments, the four ancient "people patterns" that are the key to personality types. In this updated and expanded 2nd edition, Dr. Montgomery cites over 250 characters from well-known movies and TV shows The Wizard of Oz, Sex and the City, Harry Potter, Star Trek, Star Wars, The Fantastic Four, The Incredibles, The Lord of the Rings, Ghost Busters, and many more to help bring the temperaments alive for a modern audience.
People Patterns features an easy-to-score personality quiz, and easy-to-read chapters on dating & mating, parents & children, and talent & career (with over 750 job suggestions grouped according to type). The book begins with a brief history of the four temperaments (tracing the idea back to Hippocrates), and it ends with port
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Rationals need to be reminded to relate to people, and Guardians love to help
their mates remember their social obligations. Weakness: If pushed too far, of
course, Guardian reminders can begin to sound like nagging, and Rationals will
mates, particularly if they are able to discuss their work with their colleagues. A
satisfying social life, family life, and sexual life might be enough for them. But
Rationals married to Guardians can come to sense they're missing some vital ...
In other words, if we win the battle — and it is a battle — to shape up our mates,
do we not actually lose a great deal of satisfaction in our relationships? Or is our
desire to control our mates more satisfying than accepting them and loving them
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I'm taking an online certification course in Temperament Theory and this is one of the books I had to read. As it is a fascinating subject and a useful reference for me, I'm giving it a good review ... Read full review
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