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20 Type G Personality Traits You Should Know

20 Type G Personality Traits You Should Know

Updated on Nov 18, 2022 | Published on Nov 01, 2022

Reviewed by Dr. Nereida Gonzalez-Berrios, MD , Certified Psychiatrist

20 Type G Personality Traits You Should Know

So, you eagerly wanna know about some type G individuals’ personality traits? Just heard that type G personality exists and wondering if your close one might be that gifted person?

Well, good job at finding this think-piece because I listed all the traits of a type G person here. And each of them is explained in great detail. So, if there’s a type G individual around you, you’ll definitely identify them soon.

C’mon, let’s know everything about them…

Type G Individuals Personality Traits

If anyone ever told you about type Gs, I doubt they mentioned anything more than they’re genius, gifted or geeky. And from that description, you probably imagined G-types wearing thick black framed spectacles and roaming about with lots of books or files.

Welp, that’s not a good way of identifying a G-type. Instead, focus on these traits…

1. They are aware of the world

People with type G personality traits are born with the greatest gift of understanding their surrounding world. They can read the situation of the people and situations around them quite precisely. No… they’re not mind readers but they have great intuition, intellect, and farsightedness.

You can say that this is partly because of their perfectionism. They strive to be the best and perform their best… which helps them sense their immediate situation and read far into it. They can detect the kind of energy around them and what the other person might do or say next.

Since their strong intuition and perfectionism always help them understand every situation perfectly, they believe in themselves deeply.

2. They have a stable mind

They have a great understanding of the outer world. They can sense everything strongly but that’s not possible without a stable mind.

A chaotic mind is too noisy and doesn’t give the person enough time to absorb anything about their surroundings. So, in one way, you can say that folks with type G personalities have greater intuition because they have calm and stable minds.

They don’t need to focus on internal thoughts so they have time to pay attention to more important matters. They have a balance between the external and internal world. This also means they have great command over their emotions and don’t usually overthink unnecessarily.

3. They’re blessed with great creativity

After all, they’re the gifted ones… so, how can they not be blessed with creativity? Individuals with G personalities stand out of the crowd even when it comes to creativity. With their exceptional ideas and plans, they can create special results.

Of course, you can say that many other personality types also possess creativity like B, C, and E. But the creative energy of G-types is all-encompassing as they know exactly what the situation demands.

They have higher chances of being recognized for their creativity than others because they can simultaneously keep the important facts in mind. It’s because they can sense, contemplate, and predict things about the situation at hand.

4. They’re introverted

All this creativity can’t flow out of them with ease if they depend on or focus excessively on the outside world. They have a stable life with a calm mind and can focus on their surroundings to make the best decisions. However, their creativity will be hampered if they’re too distracted and can’t focus deep within themselves.

So, their immense creativity is linked with their introversion. They are as free as a bird deep within and soar in the high sky. Yes, even though they can focus on the outside world, they can only draw the necessary and suitable conclusions because they’re introverted.

They won’t waste their time chatting about irrelevant things. Suppose, they’re given an interior decorating project, they’ll grasp all the details of the rooms, their purpose, and the vibe they must give away. They figure out all of that quickly because they can cut off the outer world efficiently.

5. They are the very definition of geeks

You already know that type G people are intellectual… but if you ever come across one, you can’t help but ask them “How do you know so much?”

Well, it’s not a big secret at all. They’re just curious ol’ geeks. Their thirst to learn more about their interests is hard to quench and they’re also good at absorbing and retaining information. This helps them learn new things faster than ever.

Moreover, the more they learn, the more curious they get… and now you can imagine how this continues into a loop of knowing more. Oh but don’t think they just learn new things… because they also connect it with the practical world which helps them be more aware of the world.

6. They might get autoimmune diseases

Before you assume that “being a type G means you’ll have autoimmune troubles”, STOP! First of all, this is still being researched and there’s no strong proof to support this yet.

So, your next question is “If you’re not sure, then why even?”

Take a deep breath and let me explain!

Some research found that the traits of Type G personality are linked with issues of autism, autoimmunity, affective disorders, ADHD, and sensory processing sensitivity.

The research established that high intelligence and capabilities have a connection with anxiety disorders, autism, ADHD, autoimmune diseases, and allergies.

According to them, intelligence is the result of the entire body… not just the brain… being more sensitive to information. Higher sensitivity leads to a sensitive immune system whether physically or emotionally. In simple words, it’s all about complex brain networks.

7. Complexities aren’t welcome by them

Just because G-types are total geeks, some assume that they like to solve complicated situations. But that’s far from true… rather, they’d hate to increase the load on their brain with unnecessary complexities of life.

If an idea won’t work out or information won’t help them practically, they won’t give it a second look. They’re not ready to spare brain cells for something so complex that it just won’t work.

Rather, type G people prefer it simple and practical whether it’s something about work, studies, or just their everyday life. They don’t believe in pointlessly picking on complicated methods… because they have a hunch that being overwhelmed during the process won’t work in their favor.

8. They often successfully seek simple solutions

Since they dislike anything complex, G-types try their best to find simpler alternatives to complex ones. Suppose a G-type student has an assignment but others follow complex ways to complete it. However, if they have the freedom to choose the method, they won’t follow it.

Instead, they’ll work hard to find a simple solution or route. Of course, this isn’t easy either, otherwise, everyone would’ve followed the same. But they’re ready to invest time to find the easier way out. For them, hunting for alternatives is less overwhelming than understanding a complex method.

9. They don’t pay mind to people’s opinions

Along with their introversion, they also have great faith in themselves and their deductions. When they focus on their thoughts and are deeply immersed in their plans, they don’t pay attention to others. In fact, they don’t even think that others have an opinion about it.

During important situations, due to their introversion, they focus on their internal thoughts. They believe they’re on the right path because they’re incessantly right in their choices.

So, they don’t try to step out of their comfort zone, i.e., introversion. They depend on themselves and never pay attention to others’ opinions whether good or bad. They don’t try to please others and depend on themselves.

10. They’re usually loved by everyone

As mentioned earlier, type G people are extremely aware of their surroundings. They’re mindful of their immediate situation and the mood of the people around them.

Their sensibility helps them act appropriately and avoid hurting or offending others at any moment. They can read the room perfectly and act accordingly… which makes everyone love them too.

Even if they have no idea about the situation at hand and only just entered a room, they can tell by the air and their expressions. So, whether they must leave the others alone, help them out with something, or just carry out their business, as usual, they pick the hints fast. This is the very example of their entire being over-sensitive to things.

11. They can’t become friends fast

Another effect of their being introverted is their aversion to sharing their thoughts with others. They keep their feelings and even ideas to themselves. When an idea or thought springs into their mind, they don’t share that right away.

They can’t be frank even if the thought is something friendly, so it’s not that they knowingly avoid socializing.

Since they don’t share much with others whether it’s in their workplace, school, or personal life, they take more time to make friends than others. They don’t create a particularly good bond with others. They might seem a bit aloof and unsocial to the people in their immediate surroundings.

12. They can’t freely express themselves

Since Type G people struggle to express themselves due to their introversion, they face more troubles. Even if they know about others’ needs and desires… others don’t know about them. Since their emotions remain repressed this way, there’s a higher chance of them being on the losing side.

Others won’t know what they truly want and might even offend them unknowingly. If they’re with the wrong group of people, they might be taken advantage of.

They might even get misunderstood by others. Though they can sense others’ thoughts well, their lack of open communication might stop them from clearing the situation. 

The bottom line, this might create some trouble in their social life.

13. So, they might also offend others

Due to introversion, type Gs don’t talk a lot to others. They keep their ideas and thoughts buried in their mind. When they’re busy with something, they don’t feel the need to express themselves to others. This might come off as a sign of a superiority complex to others.

People might assume that a type G person looks down on them and becomes hostile towards them unnecessarily. They’re also not good at befriending others and need more time to open up. People that don’t know a G-type well, might assume that they are rude.

Since they also can’t hold conversations comfortably or enthusiastically, people assume they’re bored or that they don’t wish to spend time together.

14. They sometimes isolate themselves

You already know that type G people are famous for their brimming creativity and their introverted nature is connected with that. They often think of creative plans either due to the demand of their project or because they wish to find an easier alternative to something complex.

For that, they often shut out the outside world and stay in for days to focus on their thoughts. This, however, can sometimes go out of hand… to the point that others get worried about them.

Some might even misunderstand the situation and judge them for not socializing. So, if the G-type person around you goes MIA sometimes, don’t jump to conclusions. They’ll return with something amazing with them!

15. They avoid complicated conversations

By now you know that complex situations and a G-type individual don’t go hand in hand. If you invite them to meet you and listen to your complicated life, they won’t show up. If you invite them to a gathering to discuss some complex issue, they’ll definitely be absent.

If they sense that doing something will attract complications in their life, they won’t do it. They don’t desire any sort of complication in their life. If they must run from it, they’ll do it.

At any cost, they won’t let these burden their mental and emotional health. However, it’s hard to say whether this constant fleeing will always help them. 

16. Their intuitive decisions might backfire

Okay… we know that the intuitions of a G-type person are strong because they’re extra sensitive to their surroundings. But where have you heard of a perfect person? Maybe in fiction or in dreams.

So, my point is that even after having a good hunch and understanding of the outer world, they can be wrong. But if a type G is overconfident and always decides things based on their intuition and gut instincts, they might also fail.

Especially, if the overconfidence gets to their head and they forget to connect with the outer world, that calls for trouble.

17. Sometimes, their ideas are vague

Type G individuals are known for their distinctive creativity. However, standing out can be great as well as disastrous. For some, their creativity might be the very thing they need. For others, their creativity might be too out of the box.

This apparently depends on the type of work they do and its demands. If their tasks don’t demand anything fancy, but they invest some creativity, people won’t acknowledge it. Instead, they’ll force them to find something more mainstream and stick to it.

18. The curiosity gets to you

The curiosity of G-types helps them geek out, learn impressive things, and shine in the world. However, this curiosity is good only if it stays within a limit.

You feel that being curious about new things is a good thing, right?

Well, think about it this way:

A G-type gets most info by binging on informational and educational online videos on it. But their thirst to know more is insatiable. So, they binge on the videos until late at night. They spoil their sleep schedule, order fast food, and don’t even exercise because they’re that desperate for more knowledge.

If the curiosity is this intense, it’ll harm them more than doing any good.

19. They can be a bit stubborn at times

G-types are self-confident and self-reliant. They probably have a longer streak of wins than anyone else in their vicinity. This boosts their confidence and faith in themselves even more.

When they work, they also don’t focus on others and prioritize their own thoughts and ideas over others. However, the world can’t work like that all the time. Sometimes, the opinions of the other person are more important.

During such situations, G-types might come off extremely arrogant and stubborn because they believe they know the best.

20. They’re minimalistic

Remember the fact about disliking complications?  Well, G-types don’t like complications in their space either. They lead a simple life with only the things they absolutely need. They don’t believe in impulsive shopping or getting more furniture or equipment than they absolutely need.

So, a type G person’s home might have more multi-functional products and fewer decorative artifacts. They won’t get more things just to revamp their space. Even if they do, they won’t keep too many extras.

They understand that more options create complications and take up space… they’re not ready to waste time on figuring out storage space or which options to go with.

Apparently, many world-class leaders followed the same. They wore the same outfit to work just so they can diminish complications in their life.

A word from ThePleasantPersonality

Type G people might be gifted intellects, but don’t forget that they are also regular human beings. They also have their own troubles to deal with.

If you find they’re exceptionally good at something, go ahead and give them the responsibilities. However, don’t expect anything fancy from them just because of this gifted tag.

But if you’re a type G person yourself, don’t forget to seek advice, diagnosis, or treatment for the possible health concerns mentioned here.  Take care of your health, and be confident about expressing yourself!

Article Sources


1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personality_type
2. www.anneangelone.com/type-g-personality-gifted-and-geeky/