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I Am An Infp

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    INFP Bubble - I feel that being an INFP is like being an alien, no matter how hard you try you feel like a visitor from another world and spend a good deal of your time either...
    3strikes 3strikes 22-25, F 37 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    Being Different... - I've always been different, and I never knew why... Until I found out I was an INFP (I like describing myself as a 'Dreamer' type). This is very much what...
    Lina113 Lina113 16-17 2 Responses May 17, 2013

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    Flare: Who Heals The Healers? - As an introvert, I once sought knowledge of the world. As an intuitive person, I saw what the workings of ignorance did to the best of us. As...
    jsghansen jsghansen 18-21, M 8 Responses May 29, 2010

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    I Am An INFP - When I was a child in primary school, the memories I have are of not being able to verbally express myself very well, of having very few friends and spending a great...
    Hollyilex Hollyilex 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    People Tend To Hate Me At First Glance - No one ever likes me at first glance. they think I'm 'Weird' and 'Annoying' and 'Nosey' and 'Creepy' and 'Negative'. what do they know...
    LucyintheSkyyy LucyintheSkyyy 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2013

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    "That strange sensation of noticing everything and everyone around you and knowing they haven't yet noticed it themselves. It's somehow sad when you see more than others. Its like...
    Solivagant13 Solivagant13 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    INFP - It describes me pretty well, I think. I was amazed when I first began reading about INFP. I don't think it's perfect or describes everyone who fits INFP perfectly, but I...
    lookwhaticando lookwhaticando 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    Why Can't The World Have More Infp's??? - I am an INFP in college, and definitely feel like an outsider as many other people on this website have said. When it comes to my...
    infpgirl22 infpgirl22 18-21 4 Responses Apr 13, 2011

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    I Am New Here... - I am INFP, and I have decided its time I reach out to my rare, fellow aliens. I have gone through life trying to be consistent with feelings, emotions, not...
    Prettyeys Prettyeys 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 24, 2012

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    Tired Of Feeling Worthless - I feel like the things I'm best at are monetarily worthless. Companies want to exploit my knowledge and skills to make themselves money while requiring...
    MabMe MabMe 26-30 4 Responses Aug 7, 2013

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    Wonderland? - I'm not really sure where I have stumbled now. Is this a world full of other INFPs? If so, it's good to find you, however we all got here. It's not always easy to...
    nyenwyn nyenwyn 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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    New INFP - I had taken a Quiz and scored as INFP. I'm very shy, often misunderstood, lonely and dependent. At times I feel I'm lost and I need to find my way back to reality. No...
    lilcherry lilcherry 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    A Message 4 Infps- My Favourites - Hi...my dear INFPs This message is just for you.Be happy and proud to be in this circle.You have got the power of vision and idealism.You are...
    ancy123 ancy123 22-25, F Jun 13, 2013

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    Hi just found out I'm a infp, is that good bad or ugly? Anyone have any info??
    Sklein1 Sklein1 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    Sometimes I Feel Like I'm From Another Planet... - I never felt like I fit in...even in my own family...I always felt like a misfit, an outsider. When I was younger, eventually, I...
    autumnbutterfly autumnbutterfly 46-50, F 7 Responses Nov 2, 2012

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    Lack Of expression - The major problem with me is the lack to commune my feelings and thoughts. My disability to show my love and caress. This shell that i have built around me...
    Mehraab Mehraab 18-21, F 9 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    Advantages to being an INFP - I certainly experience many of the same struggles that you all do as an INFP. Most jobs are laughably unfit for my personality; I'm not much good for...
    apprivoisee apprivoisee 22-25 7 Responses Apr 24, 2012

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    Sometimes I find being an Infp way too over whelming
    Leebugg Leebugg 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Infp Fairy Story - Before I knew I was an INFP, I had no doubt I was different from most people. I lived much of the time in my imagination for most of my childhood. By the time I...
    heartoflaw heartoflaw 51-55, F 4 Responses Mar 8, 2011

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    I Proud To Be An Infp - am very recently found myself to be an INFP. Until then i was surprising why i am not fitting into the crowd.Sometimes i even felt that i have some...
    ancy123 ancy123 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    I found out that I was an INFP when I was going to school my freshman year of highschool to be exact. I didn't think nothing of it because at the time I was going through a lot of...
    jellyrolls34 jellyrolls34 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Proud Infp - I love being an INFP. I think we're very deep, caring, intense, creative, imaginative and passionate. We love pure and idealistic beauty, we love good kind people, we...
    andantegmx andantegmx 26-30, M 2 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Seeking Others' Opinions - Hey ya'll. I'm an INFP and I totally get the analysis of the our supposed "personality" (aka I was right there with everyone as the feeling of...
    mimimozealia mimimozealia 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2013

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    Depletion Of Energy - Sometimes I find it physically and mentally exhausting to be me.  It seems there are too many things going on in my head and so much that I want to...
    evolving2010 evolving2010 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 16, 2010

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    I Long To Be Connected And Engaged, Yet Feel So Isolated Due to Lack Of Support, Appreciation, And Disapproval - I feel isolated. I have goals, aspirations, values and dreams that...
    MercyTherapy MercyTherapy 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 29, 2013

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    I Feel A Lot - I feel a lot. I would say that I have a strong sense of empathy. I can feel people's emotions so much that it sometimes troubles me. It feels like I know who they...
    dorffer dorffer 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 7, 2013

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    I just took the test, holy sh*t! stumbling into this well into my 30's and really knowing myself is full of constant aha moments. More than anything it leaves me wishing I was...
    missmoss missmoss 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    Reading About the Infp Personality Changed My Outlook - It really did. I was always so conflicted inside about myself. My parents pushed me to be on stage a lot as a kid and...
    PlaiduhPus PlaiduhPus 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Best Portrait Of An Infp I Have Found - The Idealist As an INFP, your primary mode of living is focused internally, where you deal with things according to how you feel about them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 29, 2013

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    INFPs exist for a reason. -    We all face many of the same problems, loneliness, sadness, wondering why we exist, but at the same time, we have hope, we are the dreamers of...
    zachary12365 zachary12365 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    "All that is gold does not glitter; not all those who wander are lost; the old that is strong does not wither; deep roots are not reached by the frost." -- J. R. R. Tolkien INFP...
    hippygod1 hippygod1 18-21, M Dec 16, 2013

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    Part 2: A Rant About Tears - Now I know I have been living my life in avoidance and it all started when I gained a consciousness. I find avoidance ineffective, but I am too scared...
    averageweasel averageweasel 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    I am more introvert than extravert (though somewhat in the middle), intuitive, feeling and perceiving. This world is not made for Infp's alas. It's the outgoing ones who have the...
    jerbeth jerbeth 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    If you want to know how my mind works, read this. - 1) ah, blogthings. but they seem right on this time. see below for link. ***Your Personality is Very Rare (INFP)*** Your...
    journeyfulloflaughter journeyfulloflaughter 26-30, F 9 Responses Oct 3, 2007

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    My First Story -     I dance in between the stereotypes... sing at the birds and smile at people... sit in the window with my guitar and make up my own melodies...and if you...
    backpackfairy backpackfairy 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    I would like to have discussions with other INFPs about their personalities and how they see things.
    reelaroundthefountain reelaroundthefountain 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 4

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    It's Weird - to see your self laid out there in words... creative, smart, idealist, loner, attracted to sad things, disorganized, avoidant, can be overwhelmed by unpleasant...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Dec 17, 2007

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    The Lonely Dreamer - I've described myself as a solitary person. But, I find I am a very shy people person. I've never been able to get to places on time, never quite able to get...
    Hyouneko Hyouneko 16-17, M 5 Responses Jun 25, 2013

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    Only in my adult years did I report as INFP. Previously it was enfp. I definitely feel introverted but I'm not sure the INFP profile always fits me. I read thy INFPs wear rose...
    fc12 fc12 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 1

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    INFP and Nature - -will be reposted-
    InfpGirl711 InfpGirl711 16-17 5 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    Any INFP ever been accused of being self centered and had no clue where it came from
    Leebugg Leebugg 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Feeler At Heart - With me the introvert overrides everything so it dominated my personality. that with the never ending thinking about why are we here and who am, always made me...
    ribye ribye 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    My Dream - I once had a dream which I think describes me and other infp's and why we don't always (or ever) fit in. In my dream I was with a bunch of people, one of them was my...
    annabelle334 annabelle334 31-35 2 Responses Oct 20, 2013

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    "An INFP is a butterfly that can’t wake up from it's dream of being a caterpillar dreaming of becoming the butterfly."
    Solivagant13 Solivagant13 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 3

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    Arm'S Length - This is my first post and as most of you INFPs will be able to relate, it is easier for me to open up to strangers, rather than divulge my inner most feelings...
    Anaidsllim1 Anaidsllim1 46-50, F 2 Responses Sep 15, 2013

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    So I took this personality test and discovered I am an INFP. Well now I always felt different and now I kind of feel even more isolated.
    Solivagant13 Solivagant13 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 20, 2013

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    No Stereotype - i am an INFP. so freaking typical of the traits of an INFP. however i don't think the traits are unique to us. i have met other types who are more sensitive than...
    rio765 rio765 22-25 3 Responses Oct 27, 2013

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    I read something about INFP's which said we are the rarest personality type, and that we are the most likely to commit suicide... Somehow the last part seemed to make sense; all my...
    ASmallVictory ASmallVictory 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    I have been dating an INFP for 4 months. She says i am the love of her life, soulmate. I agree but two weeks ago she started behaving erratically and stressed. She has a very young...
    bluesky2014 bluesky2014 41-45, M Apr 7

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    Your personality type: "Dreamy Idealist" Quiet, reflective and idealistic. Interested in serving humanity. Well-developed value system, which they strive to live in accordance with...
    whisperingthunder whisperingthunder 41-45, F Mar 21

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    1. I unashamedly love to sleep. The entire experience of it. .. my skin against the sheets, the weight of the comforter, the warmth, the slowness of time, the silence, the...
    OnlyLoveKeepsTrying OnlyLoveKeepsTrying 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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