The Philosopher is an impressive and very extraordinary individual. She is a deep thinker and her mind is always busy. She is aware of the complexity of the world and likes to lose herself in thought. She is kind and open-minded — and is constantly striving to get to the bottom of things.
A Rare Gem
The Philosopher personality type is relatively rare. She loves to think, develop theories and then repeatedly reformulate them, searching for an explanation for everything. She usually doesn’t use her knowledge to impress others or to be the center of attention. She isn’t interested in debating or giving speeches — it's the knowledge itself that intrigues her, filling her daydreams. Since people are not her main focus, the Philosopher can sometimes seem shy.
The Philosopher tends to avoid big crowds and large cliques, where she rarely finds an intellectual match. Instead she sticks with the company of a few good friends, where she feels known and accepted, even if no-one tracks with her thoughts.
A woman of this personality type regularly needs time for herself to read, explore and contemplate. These times of seclusion are crucial for the Philosopher, giving her the opportunity to understand a particular topic a little better and the possibility to reinvent herself again.
The Love and Understanding of a Mother
The Philosopher is an exceptional mother. She loves her children and delights in helping them understand the world from day one. Considering that the Philosopher is constantly growing mentally, she is a rather open minded person — also as a mother. She usually doesn't impose any rigid expectations or rules on her children, but rather tries to impart some of her own curiosity to them. Her children are allowed to develop freely, knowing that they are backed by their mother's love.
The Philosopher is especially pleased when she can answer her children's questions. "Why is that?“ or "How does that work?" Are questions the Philosopher can spend hours on — she never grows tired of exploring the world with her child. Her children always learn a lot from her.
Sometimes, however, it is difficult for the Philosopher to understand the emotional side of a question. She usually pays more attention to the rational aspects of a problem. Especially now during pregnancy, the Philosopher has the opportunity to discover the emotional side of her personality as well.
Pregnancy and Motherhood: "Can I handle it?"
For a woman with the Philosopher personality type, routine tasks and deadlines can sometimes be a difficult concept. She struggles to free herself from the pressure of wanting to be perfect. Obviously, pregnancy is quite the deadline and can therefore understandably cause the Philosopher great anxiety — especially if the pregnancy was unintended or if some circumstances turn out to be more difficult than initially anticipated and seem to argue against having a child.
This may be a good time to seek counsel. The fear of failure doesn't have to remain the predominant feeling — especially because the Philosopher will quickly come to experience how she and her child will become a perfect team.
Typically, the Philosopher is more comfortable in a private setting. Her pregnancy and the early days with a child can be a time for her to retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life — into the comfort of motherhood. And because the Philosopher gives her children all the freedom and love they need, she can emerge as an exceptional mother.
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