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I Am An Infj

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    ESTJ here. And is like to have a few minutes

    with the young man who had his pants at half mast!
    Nightwets Nightwets 66-70, M 1 Response Aug 20

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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 5 Responses Jul 28

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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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    Have you ever see a picture of a tattooed man

    whose shadow is an angel and a little girl holding flowers whose shadow is demon holding knife? And people wish they could see one's inner thing rather than their physical. They must not be an infj lmaooo... (I was having different long sentences and explanation instead of my...
    defiantmisfit defiantmisfit 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Just recently found this out.

    I wish I would have known years ago
    selfcompassion selfcompassion 51-55, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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 67 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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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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    I struggle with this personality type I have.

    I consider it a blessing though to have it, oddly enough. I just feel insecure. Not about my looks (well sometimes), but my personality. I feel like I'm weird. And not like an "it's okay to be weird" or "odd-weird", but an annoying weird. I don't personally know any other...
    graciestacy graciestacy 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 19

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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 Aug 2

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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.

    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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    I don't know how this works.

    I would like to talk to other people that have the personality type of INFJ - I also have complex ptsd.
    destinysmith1105 destinysmith1105 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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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    We are both the most starry eyed of idealists

    and the most bitter cynics at the same time. Those who love depth and despise monotonous small talk.
    Disobey247 Disobey247 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I love my ISTP husband

    because he is so helpful. I admire the way he can fix any machine and he reminds me of a mechanic superhero. He also is sexy. He loves Jesus. We sometimes dont understand each other and thats frustrating, but we always find a way, go and pray, and come back together and work...
    vibrante vibrante 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 24

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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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    Today I have been consumed with the inevitable

    ache of missing one's past while understanding the ephemeral nature of truly beautiful moments. What a strange world of contradictions perfectly woven into a whole. Darkness seems more complete with the embrace of light. Love glows so much brighter in the face of loss. Time is...
    Katiebug181 Katiebug181 22-25 Jul 30

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    I am a classic and very self aware INFJ -

    Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging I – Introversion preferred to extraversion: INFJs tend to be quiet and reserved. They generally prefer interacting with a few close friends rather than a wide circle of acquaintances, and they expend energy in social situations...
    MrsKat78 MrsKat78 36-40, F Aug 24

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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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    Introverted, Intuitive,

    Feeling, Judging. At least, according to the 70-question version of the Meyers Briggs Type Indicator that I took online today. This personality is called the "Confidant" and also the "Advocate". Which personality type are you? Follow this link, answer the questions, and find...
    TeresaRudolph71 TeresaRudolph71 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 23

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jul 26

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    Anyone have trouble at work

    because of INFJ personality traits? My boss called me into a meeting with my manager to discuss my personality. I not rude, lazy, mean, or irresponsible, so what was the problem? "People just can't figure you out." I like to eat alone cuz at my job I have to interact with...
    kg54933 kg54933 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 18

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

    marijuana and the effects it has on you?
    raissaariel1 raissaariel1 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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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 2 Responses Jun 24

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    When I talk to people

    for even a short time I learn much more about them they know. A slight tilt of their head or a tiny smirk and I can tell if they are smug, sincere, etc. despite their words. I am a great pretender... I may have discovered a darker person than i thought but i don't let them know...
    Thia999 Thia999 56-60, F 3 Responses Feb 26, 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 2 Responses Jul 20

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    Meeting Another Infj

    I am brand new to this site and I love it! I've never felt so connected to people before. My whole life I've felt alone and could never really understand why. When I was younger I made all my best friends and still have them now but I am having so much trouble getting close to...
    sdrake491 sdrake491 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 6, 2012

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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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    It was those words; brutal

    and seeping into ever single cell. They changed my chemistry. Acid poured on silk. The sheen is gone yet the fabric remains. Try! Try! Refurbish the once pristine fabric. Attempts...
    Thia999 Thia999 56-60, F 5 days ago

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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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    BittersweetCineraria BittersweetCineraria 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 17

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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 7 Responses Jun 28

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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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    Good Morning INFJs! I was thinking this morning

    (when don't we? :D) how I wish this current reality had more INFJs in it. We are rare and can you imagine a world with more of us? Yes, there would be more feelings expressed but there would be more care and sensitivity and a whole lot of people wanting (and making) a better...
    Elysiannn Elysiannn 56-60, F 6 Responses Jun 5

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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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    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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    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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    Has anyone found methods of enhancing your

    intuitive nature? Alternatively, are there life habits you've noticed that impede or dull that part of your nature?
    A11TheWorldsAStage A11TheWorldsAStage 22-25 2 Responses Aug 12

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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 5 Responses Dec 18, 2014

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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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    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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