Gulenko Communication Styles
Passionate: Extraverted ethical types – ExFx
Their position in a dialogue is active search for feelings. They bring emotions to those around them. In their life scenarios, it is typical for them to marry earlier on average than individuals of other sociotypes. They also more frequently go through divorces than representatives of other sociotypes. They understand dialogue as an exchange of emotions, as a peculiar type of "navigation" through the rough currents of life.
This group is designated as ER: their Ego blocks contain either ethics of emotions E (Fe) as first function, or ethics of relations R (Fi) as the second function.
Cold-blooded: Introverted logical types – IxTx
Their communication style is opposite to Passionate style. Their position in informal dialogue – a passive expectation of feelings. Dialogues of these types proceed according to established schemes and norms. Their life scenarios suggest that they marry later in life than representatives of other types and are not inclined to re-marry. Their marriages, as a rule, are the least successful. They understand communication as an exchange of missing information of explanatory nature. Such manner of communicating doesn't lose anything if it's carried out only in a written form.
This group is designated as LP: their Ego blocks contain either structural logic L (Ti) as the first function, or business logic R (Te) as the second function.
Between these two poles of communication styles, "bright" and "muted", lie two intermediate styles that better conform with the societal norms and expectations for behavior of people of the opposite sex.
Business-inclined: Extraverted logical types – ExTx
Their communication style is an active anticipation of feelings. Business-inclined sociotypes expect to meet their other half in the whirlpool of their activities. The stereotypical image of a man prescribes him an active position in life, but not in the area of feelings. In romantic literature, the hero gets acquainted with his future beloved by rescuing her from troubles. These sociotypes interpret communication as a business cooperation.
This group is designated as PL: their Ego blocks contain either business logic R (Te) as the first function, or structural logic L (Ti) as the second function.
Sincere/Soulful: Introverted ethical types – IxFx
Their position can be characterized as a passive search of feelings. Sincere sociotypes, being ethical, confidently choose a partner who has impressed them, but as introverts they express their readiness for relational contact by giving indirect signals. This is the kind of behavior that is expected from a woman during the premarital period in traditional societies. These sociotypes are most inclined to stereotypical distribution of roles: man – as the bread-winner and defender of the family, woman – as the guardian of the family and nurturer of children. They understand communication as an exchange of signs of deep, personal attachment.
This group is designated as RE: their Ego blocks contain either ethics of relations R (Fi) as the first function, or ethics of emotion E (Fe) as the second function.