When someone cries or is prone to cry, it can be yet another key observation that can make it easy for you to pick their pattern

Who is prone to be the crybaby?

Generally, this consultancy uses the various techniques based in the positive side of things. This is really part of a more advanced 'go to' section. Seeing others cry is an easy type of behaviour to observe. Here is also what to do!
So which of all 16 most likely to be the observed as drama queen? (A DQ is a person who reacts theatrically to minor difficulties, regularly tries to be the centre of attention and treats other people's problems as less important than their own.) Contact us for an obligation free quote.

Contact us for an obligation free quote. Conducted and composed by Elizabeth Hunter™ - Last Update 25 February, 2019



1. Can it be the Director - ESTJ?

The Director is the Border Collie

Dialogue: The Director rarely breaks down and cries. They usually prefer to keep their emotions inside and do not want to be seen as weak by others. They might feel as if people are judging them, especially if they allow themselves to cry in front of them. They definitely feel emotions in the same way as other people but do not feel comfortable outwardly expressing these feelings. They might allow themselves to tear up or cry a little in front of someone they trust deeply. They have to be sure that person will not put them down for being upset. This is a very rare occurrence.

What to do: Observe their eyes.

Crybaby Tendency: Cries quietly out of sight and walks away as if nothing has happened. The only outward signs are damp eyes and a guarded and weary looking expression. Category 4/4.


2. Can it be the Developer - ENTJ?

The Developer is the German Shepherd

Dialogue: The Developer definitely tries to remain guarded most of the time and dislikes crying in front of anyone. They will usually bottle up their emotions for so long until finally they force their way to the surface. When the Developer has experienced a deep betrayal from someone they trust they often cannot stop themselves from feeling this pain. They will try to keep their tears private and truly do not want to be seen as weak by others. They might feel like expressing their pain or sadness in this way is going to make people feel like they can walk all over the Developer. It takes a lot for the Developer to trust someone enough to cry in front of them but it means a lot if they reach that point.

What to do: Observe their eyes.

Crybaby Tendency: Cries quietly out of sight and walks away as if nothing has happened. The only outward signs are damp eyes and a guarded and weary looking expression. Category 4/4.


3. Can it be the Results - ESTP?

The Results is the Jack Russell Terrier

Dialogue: Results people definitely try not to cry often but they can become emotional if they are under extremely stress. They will usually only cry when they are alone or with someone they trust deeply. They will often bottle up their sadness until it all comes pouring out. They can be a bit emotional, even though they are thinking types. They often have a hard time holding back their emotions especially when they are overwhelmed with negative feelings.

What to do: Watch out to see if they are stressed.

Crybaby Tendency: Rarely, but when they do it is a flood. Category 3/4.


4. Can it be the Inspirational - ENTP?

The Inspirational is the Bull Terrier

Dialogue: The Inspirational who has learned to become more at ease with their emotions will not be afraid to shed the occasional tear. They will rarely let themselves fall into complete sobs though and reserve this for only the most tragic of circumstances. Most Inspirationals put on a rather hard exterior but are actually very warm on the inside. They care about people which can sometimes cause them to become emotional over sad videos or movie scenes. Connecting with that emotion can cause the Inspirational to feel a crack in their otherwise firm exterior. Generally, Inspirationals only find themselves crying in extreme situations.

What to do: Observe this at funerals and similar situations.

Crybaby Tendency: Rarely, but when they do it is a flood. Category 3/4.


5. Can it be the Persuader - ENFJ?

The Persuader is the Boxer

Dialogue: The Persuader often holds back their tears especially when they are in the company of those close. They do not want to burden others with their emotions and will consider how their tears will affect other people. Instead of letting out their sadness, the Persuader will bottle this up and pretend as if they are fine. They do not want to be viewed as weak or incapable especially by those close. Persuaders can be surprisingly guarded with their emotions and simply do not feel safe exposing themselves in this way. They do sometimes cry when they feel overwhelmed or stressed, but will find a place where they can do this and not be seen by others.

What to do: Difficult to observe.

Crybaby Tendency: Probably cries over a deep internalised crisis. Category 2/4.


6. Can it be the Appraiser - ESFJ

The Appraiser is the Great Dane

Dialogue: Appraisers are extremely conscious of other people’s feelings which can cause them to bottle up their own emotions. If the Appraiser feels like their tears will be a burden to those around them, they will often keep their pain to themselves. They do not want to upset someone else by crying and will hold back. Appraisers can sometimes be seen as much more stoic even though they are warm and caring people. If they feel comfortable with someone though, the Appraiser can work towards being more open. They will often become emotional over the smallest things and will tear up when they see sad videos or hear a sad story. They simply will not express these feelings outwardly, and usually only do this when they are alone.

What to do: Watch for this when the Appraiser is being held accountable in the workplace or similar. This can be particularly annoying to managers, especially the High Ds and the Enhancer.

Crybaby Tendency: The tears are endless. Category 1/4.


7. Can it be the Promoter - ENFP?

The Promoter is the Golden Retriever

Dialogue: The Promoter is extremely emotional which is a good thing. They are sensitive to other people and can often tear up over a sad video or scene in a movie. The Promoter might try to appear more guarded in front of others though and will try to hold these emotions in. They do not want to be seen as weak, so they will often bottle up their emotions. If they feel completely comfortable with someone though, the Promoter will not try to hold back these emotions. The Promoter will tear up fairly often but that does not mean they cry all that much. They are more likely to let themselves cry if they are alone or if they are drunk.

What to do: Observe when they are drunk.

Crybaby Tendency: Probably cries over a deep internalised crisis. Category 2/4.


8. Can it be the Counselor - ESFP

The Counselor is the Poodle

Dialogue: The Counselor can be a bit emotional especially if they have something causing them a lot of stress. They do not feel afraid to cry and will often be perfectly comfortable expressing this emotion. The Counselor understands that emotions are a part of life and do not feel ashamed to cry. If they are around people who love them, the Counselor will often be completely open. They can become saddened if they feel like they are being ignored or if someone has been mean to them. They are sensitive souls which can cause the Counselor to become hurt rather easily.

What to do: Watch for this when the Counselor is being held accountable in the workplace or similar. This can be particularly annoying to managers, especially the High Ds and the Enhancer.

Crybaby Tendency: The tears are endless. Category 1/4.


9. Can it be the Specialist - ISFP

The Specialist is the Saint Bernard

Dialogue: The Specialist can be somewhat emotional people and might find themselves tearing up rather easily. If they see something that brings out their emotions, the Specialist will rarely be able to hold back their tears. They often try to keep from crying when they are in front of others and reserve this expression of emotion for when they are alone. Specialists are connected to the world around them and they feel things very deeply. They are not afraid of their emotions which means they are not afraid to cry.

What to do: Watch for this when the Specialist is being held accountable in the workplace or similar. This can be particularly annoying to managers, especially the High Ds and the Enhancer.

Crybaby Tendency: The tears are endless. Category 1/4.


10. Can it be the Investigator - INFJ?

The Investigator is the Greyhound

Dialogue: The Investigator who is trying to be strong for those close can have a hard time crying. They will often hold back tears for fear that it will upset the people around them or make them seem like a burden. When an Investigator is feeling guarded they will likely not allow themselves to cry since they do not want to feel weak. Investigators might cry when they are alone and see this as a safe way to get out their emotions. When an Investigator has come to allow their functions to develop, they will likely feel more comfortable allowing themselves to cry. They are extremely sensitive to the world around them and can become emotional overwhelmed by even the smallest sight. The mature Investigator will likely cry rather easily and will be perfectly okay with doing this when alone.

What to do: Hard to observe.

Crybaby Tendency: Cries quietly out of sight and walks away as if nothing has happened. The only outward signs are damp eyes and a guarded and weary looking expression. Category 4/4.


11. Can it be the Agent - INFP?

The Agent is the Tibetan Terrier

Dialogue: The Agent are sensitive souls with an incredible depth of emotions inside. Although the Agent is often viewed as sensitive they are not likely to cry often. Their emotions are something that is very personal and inward which often means the Agent does not feel a need to express them outwardly. They can often be sad and contemplate these feelings without actually shedding a tear. In some cases though, the Agent becomes overwhelmed with emotion and cannot help but let it out. They might even feel like this release is healthy and a good way to make themselves feel better. Agents might tear up easily, but that does not always result in a full blown cry session.

What to do: Watch for this when the Agent is being held accountable. This can be particularly annoying to managers, especially the High Ds and the Enhancer.

Crybaby Tendency: Probably cries over a deep internalised crisis. Category 2/4.


12. Can it be the Achiever - ISTP?

The Achiever is the Bassett Hound

Dialogue: The Achiever is not outwardly emotional people and will usually keep their feelings to themselves. They likely will not cry in front of others and prefer not to let themselves break down in this way. Achievers will usually only cry if something very serious happens which causes the tears to be completely justified. They are logical people and put this far above their emotions. They are not heartless though and will cry if something extremely sad happens to them or to someone close.

What to do: Rare to observe in the workplace.

Crybaby Tendency: Rarely, but when they do it is a flood. Category 3/4.


13. Can it be the Practitioner - ISFJ?

The Practitioner is the Alaskan Malamute

Dialogue: The Practitioners are not commonly the type of people to cry easily or openly. It often takes a rather serious crisis or event to cause the Practitioner to cry in front of others. They simply keep their emotions to themselves and rarely feel comfortable being this vulnerable in front of someone else. If they suppress their pain for too long though, the Practitioner might find themselves incapable of holding back for long. They will likely only cry when they are alone and need to let these emotions out somehow. They never want to feel like a burden to others which can cause the Practitioner to appear much more reserved and stoic.

What to do: Rare to observe in the workplace.

Crybaby Tendency: Probably cries over a deep internalised crisis. Category 2/4.


14. Can it be the Objective Thinker - ISTJ?

The Objective Thinker is the Bernese Mountain Dog

Dialogue: The OT rarely lets themselves cry and will usually bottle up their emotions. They dislike expressing themselves in front of others and will often attempt to remain stoic. OTs definitely care about those close and will work hard to provide for them. They simply do not want to be seen as weak and might feel far too exposed if they let themselves cry in front of someone. They are far more likely to cry when they are alone and do not have anyone around to judge them or misunderstand their sadness. It takes a lot for the OT to trust someone enough to show their emotions openly but if they do trust someone this much they will likely hold onto that relationship forever.

What to do: You would need to be the 'best friend' of an OT to observe this. Watch their eyes.

Crybaby Tendency: Cries quietly out of sight and walks away as if nothing has happened. The only outward signs are damp eyes and a guarded and weary looking expression. Category 4/4.


15. Can it be the Perfectionist - INTP?

The Perfectionist is the Papillon

Dialogue: Perfectionists definitely feel things very deeply but they often try to keep these emotions bottled up inside. Perfectionists rarely cry especially when they are in front of other people. Usually they will hold their emotions in and attempt to ignore how they are feeling entirely. Perfectionists do not want to feel weak and they especially do not want to feel like people are judging them for feeling a certain way. They prefer to push their own feelings aside in the hope of keeping it together and being strong. Perfectionist do often reach points where they cannot hold their emotions in any longer and might end up unable to hold in their tears any longer. They will usually try to hide this from the people close to them and will rarely cry in front of others.

What to do: Difficult to observe.

Crybaby Tendency: Probably cries over a deep internalised crisis. Category 2/4.


16. Can it be the Enhancer - INTJ?

The Enhancer is the Afghan Hound

Dialogue: The Enhancers are not the type to dwell on their emotions and will often bottle them up for a long time. The Enhancer does not feel comfortable with crying or any overt expression of emotions. They will often attempt to hold their sadness in for a long time until they finally boil over. Enhancers will cry because they have gone far too long without allowing themselves to pay attention to their own emotions and finally they force their way out through their tear ducts. The Enhancer will often attempt to keep this to themselves and will not want it to happen in front of another person. In some cases though, if someone they care about has hurt them deeply, the Enhancer simply cannot hold it in any longer.

What to do: Nothing, unless you are one of the Enhancers Inner Circle and you need to be the shoulder to cry on. Very difficult to observe, even their eyes. Enhancers are smart and do not wear sunglasses for nothing on occasions.

Crybaby Tendency: Cries quietly out of sight and walks away as if nothing has happened. The only outward signs are damp eyes and a guarded and weary looking expression. Category 4/4.