People with Type Five patterns see the world as wanting too much of them.
Their attention goes to accumulating intellectual knowledge and understanding, and to maintaining privacy by creating boundaries.
Analytic, knowledgeable, perceptive and unobtrusive, they tend to observe rather than participate.
Fives fear unwanted demands on their time, energy, space and knowledge.
Privacy is very important for them and they often retreat from people to be alone.
They can be withholding, detached and uncomfortable with feelings.
Fives develop by sharing more of themselves with others, and by learning to engage more fully and energetically with life.