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ESFJ strengths & weaknesses

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ESFJs at their best

ESFJs are often the caretakers of their family or their workplace. They’re usually the person who plans most activities and keeps everyone feeling like they’re a part of the group.

If you’re an ESFJ, you probably think about how you can make others feel special, how you can uphold your family traditions, and how you can ensure that the people within your group get along. ESFJs are the ones who make sure no one misses a birthday, and they’re often the connecting link that holds everyone else together.

Potential development areas for ESFJs

Because they are so concerned about maintaining order and closeness within a group, ESFJs can sometimes push people away. When they worry too much about what will happen without them, ESFJs don’t give other people the chance to prove themselves.

ESFJs also tend to get so wrapped up in other people’s needs that they don’t take care of themselves. This can lead to them feeling unappreciated or stretched too thin.

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Types and Stress

ESFJs and stress

ESFJs are traditionalists at heart, and they become stressed when it feels like things are moving or changing too quickly. They also dislike too much alone time and can become stressed if it seems like people are going their separate ways or growing apart.

ESFJs tend to feel very worried and upset if they unintentionally hurt someone’s feelings or forget an important occasion. They may become stressed if they feel underappreciated for the work they do for the good of the group.

If you’re an ESFJ personality type, you can try a few key things to balance these feelings of stress.