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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Spouses must not begrudge them their tools, their toys, and their adventures, but
provide them with a stable, tolerant home. Spouses must not deny them their
grand gestures and their audience, but step back and give them center stage.
Idealists care a great deal about keeping the romance alive and well in their
marriage, and they will arrange for a romantic weekend getaway, a special
restaurant, or an evening at the symphony or the theater with their spouse. And
One other point about communication in Rational relationships: Rationals are
reluctant to speak of love to their spouse, who are often, and needlessly, hurt by
the silence. It's not that Rationals don't feel love for their mate; they simply can't ...
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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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