I’d assumed that our shared love of Three 6 Mafia and road trips meant we’d at least have a second date, if not end up getting married, but Ken had a different vision.Apparently an ENFP (me) and an INTJ (him) could never work out, primarily because of the initial letters, to his mind.” He boasted that he was an INTJ (a rare MBTI profile most notably shared with Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, he confided) and was curious if I’d ever taken the test.
She described it once as a “personality paintbox.” It was her daughter, Isabel, who decided the idea had a more practical application and developed the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in the 1940s, with the intent to use it for career-placement purposes — a “What Color Is My Parachute? The test caught on in the late 1970s and went on to become a favorite among avid online test takers, psych 101 classes, Fortune 500 company human-resource departments — even dog owners. MBTI for pets is a thing.) And now in 2015, it’s found new life helping people efficiently determine whether they should date you.
I nodded as he said this, pumped on how well I thought the date was going.
This guy was really looking for someone he jammed with, and we were jamming. — when he declined my invitation to a concert a few days later.
Still, not everyone thought it was as innocent as A/B testing.
One person tweeted he was deleting his Ok Cupid account.