Use the knowledge of other people's strengths and weaknesses to better understand them and adjust your expectations of them. This is not to excuse their behaviors, but to eliminate some of your frustration in dealing with them. When you understand what to expect, you will take the actions of others less personally.
Of all the Personalities, Perfect Melancholies feel the full spectrum of emotions. This ability to feel emotion makes them perfect sympathizers to other people's pain or problems. Unlike Powerful Cholerics, who feel the need to fix the situation, Perfect Melancholies will sit and listen quietly to you, and then sympathize with your struggle. This acute sensitivity can be both a benefit and a disadvantage, as Perfect Melancholies can often misunderstand that many of the things they are feeling are "borrowed" and not their own. It may take time for them to figure how to live with this gifting. This...