We will have to check in with them in a year or so to see what has happened.Meet with other local people who are interested in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
Where this site differs is in its focus on determining your personality type according to Myers Briggs before you start dating.
Upon signing up, you are asked to choose which dominant function you have of the three: Sexual, Social, Secure.
Borrowing a term from Myers-Briggs, Kay says she takes a more “intuitive” approach to pairing her clients.
She conducts a friendly interview with them about their relationship goals and personal and dating histories, and tries to glean their preferences that way.
Wouldn’t that be awesome, if we could date based on those we know we fit together with?
Some people think so and thus Project Evo has been born, the first serious dating site based on the MBTI test.
MBTI or in full Myers-Briggs Temperament Inventory tests are a staple on both the internet and in human resource departments the world over.
They are able to put people into 16 basic personality tests based on your relationship between Extroversion and Introversion, Intuition vs Sensing, Thinking vs Feeling and Perception vs Judging.
You probably recognize Myers-Briggs by its signature, four-letter combinations. And now it’s caught on with online daters, who advertise their personality type in the hopes of attracting someone with a complementary four-letter code.
Developed in 1942 by psychology researchers Isabel Briggs Myers and her mother Katharine Briggs, the system is based on a set of four binary personality distinctions — extraversion (E) vs. Thing is, Myers-Briggs is kinda bullshit, and pretty useless when it comes to choosing a romantic match.“Myers-Briggs is infamous for being the least valid, widely used personality test there is,” says David Funder, psychology professor at the University of California, Riverside. It’s fun to discover you’re an explorer and talk about it with other people, in the same way it’s fun to discuss the latest shows on Netflix.
I was very pleasently surprised at how well the site worked and how nice the design is, considering it is a non-profit project. There are definitely active members there, but the site hasn’t reached critical mass yet at all.