Extraverted Sensing Feeling Judging

Personality Traits of ESFJ:

  • Vulnerable to opinions and feelings of others.
  • High need to feel included.
  • People pleasers.
  • Quickly warm up to strangers.
  • Energize by being around others. The more the merrier.
  • Enjoy being at the center of activity.
  • Always need to be on the move.
  • Literal.
  • Need to be appreciated.
  • Strong dislike conflict. High need for harmony.
  • Cry easily.
  • Quick to understand and adopt rules.
  • More into fashion than other types. This is true of both males and females.
  • Like being in control.
  • Won’t hesitate to share their feelings and opinions.
  • Perfectionists.
  • High Energy.

What Parents need to know about raising ESFJs:

  • Offer frequent reassurance and reminding of how much you like and care for them.
  • Provide structure, routine and predictability.
  • Offer an abundance of physical affection.
  • Provide opportunities for them to socialize in groups.
  • Engage them in physical activities. They have a hard time being sedentary or quiet.
  • Young children and babies can be calmed by movement. Stroller rides, car rides, bouncing…
  • Young children will enjoy all kinds of sensory play.
  • Show them appreciation. They can’t get enough of it.
  • They will need help tempering their enthusiasm.
  • After conflict, they need to know they’re forgiven, and require an apology before they can forgive.
  • Will need help speaking tactfully and truthfully.
  • Stay true to your word. Do as you say you’ll do, and when you’ll do.

Now that you’ve taken the personality type assessment for your child, read on to understand their preferred learning style.

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