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I Am An Infj

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    The Infj Dating Bible

    Taken from:http://modalitiesofexistence.wordpress.com/2011/05/24/infj-dating-bible-or-how-to-date-an-infj/ INFJs are, by definition, rare, reserved, and unlikely to initiate anything, which means that many of them can end up alone and misunderstood. To help with things, I’ve...
    ThisWomansWork ThisWomansWork 36-40, F 14 Responses Oct 11, 2011

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    so I'm curious.... what's everyone's stance on

    marijuana and the effects it has on you?
    raissaariel1 raissaariel1 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    According to a personality test I just did,

    I am a INFJ. I always get I's when I take personality tests (INTJ, ISFP etc). But I don't think I've had ab INFJ before.
    sims14fan sims14fan 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    "INFJs often feel happiest

    and most fulfilled when helping others understand themselves and their problems." - Dr. A.J. Drenth I just did this personality test and reading thro some things atm. Any other infj's on here? I read this personality type is only 1 percent and is the rarest. If you want to...
    dlara dlara 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'll Always Be a Social Retard

    I think I always will be.  I function really well at work, or with my family. But around others my age in social environments I just don't do well. I can fake it, but I hate faking anything. Unless topics are about something I can really get into, and unless its a small...
    chpdsgn chpdsgn 31-35, M 19 Responses Jul 19, 2007

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    The rarest personality in the world.

    We are a piece of a puzzle that will never fit. Misunderstood greatly and lost in an imaginary world. Forever dreaming of a perfect existence that can never be.
    Ghostprojection Ghostprojection 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 13

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    Me to me to. But for me its usually me

    who drift away. I notice it's because I start to close up to them especially if I find out we're actually not that alike as I thought we would be.
    BittersweetCineraria BittersweetCineraria 16-17, F Jul 20

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    I sort of loving being an INFJ,

    even though it can be a blessing and a curse..and somewhat lonely and misunderstood. We're unique though and that is a good trait to have.
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Nov 22, 2014

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    BittersweetCineraria BittersweetCineraria 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    My dating life is bleak.

    Dating is very hard for me. Guys I knew only want to talk about how you doing today, have you eaten anything or are you horny, let's ****. They didn't want to talk to me. Made me feel they only wanted my body. I have trust issues so it's hard for me to trust my partner so I...
    aya10 aya10 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 12

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    My experience of being an INFJ has been well.

    ..intense. I believe INFJs to have obtained their godly powers from having had an early traumatic experience in childhood. It may not be the case for all but I very quickly learned to pick up the hidden emotional under currents to intuit what is really going on underneath. This...
    Kyleinfj Kyleinfj 26-30, M 5 Responses May 29

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    A really a sceptical,

    cynical one.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 12

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    The Perilous Journey of the Idealist

    It will soon be 20 years since the first time I was assessed the Myers-Briggs "sorter" for the first time, and the results showed me to be an INFJ. I was in a work situation, and it was "professionally" done, by someone who was licensed to explain and counsel...
    Denmarkguy Denmarkguy 51-55, M 8 Responses Dec 27, 2007

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    I don't think my friends

    and family understand my introverted nature. In addition to feeling very misunderstood I feel like sometimes people get angry with me or just don't want me around at all. It is hard for me to tell how I am appearing to the other person. Often I avoid social situations altogether...
    Meimac Meimac 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    Well.. just a topic to spend the time.

    As any MBTI types , what do you find hard the most in life about your type ? I'm as INFJ I admit I have dark thoughts that I doubt any other type would have. I'm hard to fit in, life is hard to go on with. I've learn so much in this life and it makes my personality change a bit...
    defiantmisfit defiantmisfit 36-40, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    That "knowing" feeling

    which all INFJ's possess just amazes me. Our wiring is so supersonic fast that sometimes it has to be more than just a physically wired apparatus. I still think at times it is a gift from above. I believe we are put on this earth as a "tool." When we are that quick it gives us...
    Thia999 Thia999 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 24

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    I've had trouble relating to people

    since I was a child. What made it even more confusing was that I understood people innately, their motivations, their needs, and I care for everyone so deeply, yet I've always struggled to form a connection with others. I expected people to understand me as easily as I...
    michaelfink michaelfink 31-35, M 3 Responses Feb 24

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    I grew up wondering: Why It was

    so easy for me to understand people but they couldn't understand me. Why I didn't like talking on the telephone like other teenage girls, but writing letters was awesome (before the email age). Why I knew things others were skeptical about. Why I cried. All. The. Time...
    Shardsofsorrow Shardsofsorrow 31-35, F 13 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    This explains so much about me.

    Now I know why I just don't feel like I fit in anywhere, like I can't find someone like me that I can relate to. There’s only one percent of the entire population with my personality type? Wow! I always knew I was a rarity in the emotional sense, but this is a little extreme...
    lostinthevoid lostinthevoid 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    Solitude is the price paid

    for being an INFJ. Agreed ?
    AmirBlackStar AmirBlackStar 18-21, M 7 Responses Jun 29

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    Good Morning! Here is my thought

    for the day: Would other MB types treat INFJ differently because of knowledge of MB personality types? Example, in a situation where non-INFJs interacting with a INFJ - would they understand the need for the INFJ to withdraw and not be confused?
    Elysiannn Elysiannn 56-60, F 1 Response Jun 6

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    I guess I'm an INFJ. I'm

    both proud and a bit aggrivated at the same time. I'm incredibly proud because essentially, INFJ's like myself want to save the world. We care tirelessly for people and long for meaning in ourlives. That's great and all, but why is this so rare? I want to dedicate my life to...
    ArchaicBlossom ArchaicBlossom 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    I just found out that I am an infj a couple of

    hours ago and I can't Evan explain how relieved I was. Because at least now I don't have to think that I'm losing my mind or that there is something wrong with me. I've taken tests on every personality disorder there is just to try to find out what is wrong with me. I just...
    LinaFromSweden LinaFromSweden 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 20

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    I just found out that I am an INFJ.

    When I realized that we make up only 1-2% of the world's population, I wanted to cry. 1-Because holy **** I'm not completely crazy and there are other people like me. 2-The chances of me actually meeting another INFJ are pretty slim. I'm in a serious relationship with an INTP...
    BabyBirdee BabyBirdee 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Solitary Figures, Escapists, Dreamers...

    To be an INFJ is a mixed bag.  INFJs are graced with amazing powers of insight and intuition.  We have expansive imaginations and can see things most others cannot.  We can read other people like books, and know when we are being fooled.  We are spiritualists...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 20 Responses Dec 25, 2007

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    Are You Like Me?

    Today I took the Meyer Briggs personality test I am still soaking in all of the information. It was so much to take in, such an epiphany of thoughts I overwhelmed myself. Today I went into a full anxiety attack, I had been free of them for a few months. The fear I experienced...
    thegoodwitch3 thegoodwitch3 22-25, F 9 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    I am an INFJ personality type.

    People with my personality make up 1% of the population. Making it the rarest personality. I hope maybe I can find somebody who enjoys the same things I do... I like watching movies: I like Thrillers, I love Writing and Drawing. I play 3 musical instruments, speak 2 languages...
    Enpfor12 Enpfor12 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2014

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    Ever since i typed as an INFJ,

    I've been obsessed with MBTI and find myself thinking and talking about it quite often, mostly to my boyfriend(suspected ENFJ), who introduced me to it.. A while ago it was him who was obsessed with it (but he typed me incorrectly and I didn't relate, so it never caught on with...
    Bu0611 Bu0611 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 26

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    What I Wished I Had Learned 20 Years Ago

    I am an INFJ and I wanted to share what I wish someone had told me 20 years ago. 1. An INFJ is only 1 to 2% of the population consequently stop wasting energy on trying to get 98% of the people to understand you.  Its a waste of your energy. The energy is better spent making...
    Peregrin Peregrin 51-55, M 66 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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    I think somebody has been watching me all my

    life, logging every detail of my personality, then one day just decided "we'll call that INFJ". I never would have thought that a personality profile could be so damn accurate. It's funny to the point where it's almost scary! :P
    juln juln 26-30, M 6 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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    Loves/Hates

    I love . . . . . . being in comfortable silence with someone I love. . . . Kermit the Frog. . . . blustery days when the sky goes dark and there are creatures in the clouds. . . . contrast.  The cosiness of the warmly lit house on a bitter cold day. The surprise...
    Pellinore Pellinore 41-45 21 Responses Jan 11, 2008

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    The Dreaded Phone

    Another infj I know asked a very interesting question. How do you react when you hear the phone ringing? Well, that question hit home. I can feel my body subtly tense up when the phone rings. This is not a new thing either...I have never really been a phone person. Sometimes...
    warmglow warmglow 46-50, F 26 Responses Feb 28, 2008

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    Good Resources For Infj

    I was trying to decide whether I had INFJ or INFP preferences -- or maybe INTJ, because I've gotten those results sometimes too. What really helped me were these two resources: www.INFJ.com www.INFJorINFP.com I feel like I understand myself soooo much better now, especially...
    Sarasvati Sarasvati 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 19, 2007

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    So all this while I was sure I was an INFJ

    until today when I decided to take the Meyers Briggs personality test. The one I had taken (twice) was from a reliable site as well. I'll attach both the sites below. So I had taken the Meyers Briggs test (once) and my personality type is of an ISFJ. Now I can also relate to...
    makeachangealways makeachangealways 22-25, F 2 Responses May 31

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    I seek balance, it's not

    that I do not like helping people-it's quite the opposite! I just find it difficult to find balance in my family. I have a loving and caring family, but my ideals are high. I tend to clean up after them and it is exhausting. If I did not do this we would be fine, however, I...
    timeb4lapse timeb4lapse 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

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    "INFJs tend to be easily hurt,

    though they may not reveal it (except to their closest companions). INFJs may "silently withdraw as a way of setting limits" rather than expressing their wounded feelings—a behavior that may leave others confused and upset"
    Disobey247 Disobey247 22-25, F 5 Responses May 25

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    Guys, take some time off

    and read this The Fluttering Hearted Flirt - http ://wp.me/p67thY-C May give you a fresh look at your own vision. I write to inspire.
    whatishappening15 whatishappening15 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    Solitude and the Infj

    This is my favorite quote... "It is not the physical solitude that actually separates one from others; not physical isolation but spiritual isolation. It's not the desert island nor the stony wilderness that cuts you from people you love. It is the wilderness in the mind...
    warmglow warmglow 46-50, F 8 Responses Feb 9, 2008

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    I'm not sure if this is just me

    or if other INFJ's are the same way... But basically I feel like I give off a bad first impression to most people because of my quietness. I think I unintentionally give mean/bad/judging looks to others and along with my quietness this probably makes me appear unapproachable...
    Genevieve524 Genevieve524 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2014

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    Dude, we have Adolf Hitler,

    Ruhollah Khomeini, Osama bin Laden, Leon Trotsky, Chiang Kai-shek, Robert Mugabe, Mohamed Atta on our list. Shouldn't we be worry or something ?
    defiantmisfit defiantmisfit 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm just looking for other INFJs to interact

    with online. I would absolutely love to find a partner near my area, but starting online seems like a safe start. I took a myers briggs a while ago and was not at all surprised by the result, it just seemed to fit and has since then continued to explain some of the phenomenon...
    mrknows mrknows 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    To all infjs .. how do you live on this planet?

    xD I can't continue living as an infj here. Nobody understands us and we can't blame them because we just know things .. you can't explain that , can you? ^_^' I can't do small talks and always think that I'm wasting my time, even though I'm only 18. Obsessed with self...
    hubaa hubaa 18-21 6 Responses Jun 28

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    Most people seem a bit surprised by how much I

    think about things. life honestly feels like a philosophy to me. I spend lots of time thinking about ways to better myself. Other people seem so predictable to me.
    Stephenwashere92 Stephenwashere92 22-25, M 3 Responses May 11

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    That is atleast what most tests has come up

    with, and what I think apperently sounds most true when reading descriptions and functions. I am actually not so fond of just the sentence "I am an INFJ" As if I was nothing befor that, and that it is all that I am. Anyway, it is just an name, an name trying to explain, or...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Jul 12

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    Started researching INFJ

    after a bad breakup. Saw the statistic about us having the highest rate of marital dissatisfaction. A lot makes sense in hindsight, but that's still really discouraging. Any happily married/long-term relationship INFJs have some advice?
    ariamariel ariamariel 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    I'm an INFJ. Things I've noticed about myself

    (so far) 1.A lot of time when I am passionately angry and my point is not understood I cry 2. Everyone even if they don't like me (which I quite common) want to tell me their secrets. It's great. 3. I like everything to be organized and have a spot but when things get messy I...
    Cleanandclear Cleanandclear 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2014

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