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I Am Hopelessly Intp

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    I Wonder What Fears Are Common To The Intp... - I, personally, am afraid of being annoying. This prevents me from saying or doing a lot of things. I am trying to overcome this by...
    mindwentblank mindwentblank 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 29, 2010

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    IN the Tp. I Am Intp - I am always chasing new ideas and mentally manipulating objects.  It's frigging awesome figuring out a new idea or learning something or making things...
    HeyIsy HeyIsy 26-30, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2007

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    Mistyped Intps. - It seems a lot of 'INTPs' here are possibly mistyped. There is a fair amount of over sensitive feeling, trying to hide behind the stereotypical INTP...
    DarkReminder DarkReminder 18-21 2 Responses Apr 14, 2013

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    Avatar - I told my boss it was like I am operating my character from a mile up and back so I can see the forest but I have difficulty navigating the trees. I can see the forest but...
    lilysmitchell lilysmitchell 26-30, F Jun 18, 2012

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    Questions - I am an INTP 1) Who has a job that they have worked for more than a year that they enjoy and what is it? And you might as well include why you like it. 2) Depression...
    lilysmitchell lilysmitchell 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 18, 2012

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    I Am An Intp - I'm quiet. I'm detached. I have no feelings. I think a lot.
    lostgirl88 lostgirl88 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 1, 2007

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    You Say Hopeless Like It's A Bad Thing. - I wouldn't want to be anything but.  I love that I'm rare, and I love that I'm needed. I will admit that there are times when I've...
    RascallyRabbit RascallyRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 11, 2011

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    Do other INTPs have a hard time sleeping? - I rarely ever sleep, always over thinking, especially when i am going through an obsessive learning mode, i know 2 other INTPs who also...
    fancyusername fancyusername 22-25, F 16 Responses Nov 7, 2011

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    Severely Intp - I have taken several versions of this test over 13 years and have scored INTP every time. The one that claimed to be Keirsey's official test gave me a percentile...
    flavorshot flavorshot 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 27, 2011

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    I'm terrific at giving advice, but it's not because I am particularly sympathetic--though, in fact, I am--but because I take apart problems to see where the real issue lies, not...
    yousillyboy yousillyboy 18-21, F Mar 8

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    Thought Transfer - Communication can be very frustrating for me. In my head i can come up with something amusing/witty to say but upon delivery, it falls short of expectation due...
    rhubarbjunkie rhubarbjunkie 18-21 1 Response Apr 14, 2012

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    Hopelessly - Mainly because the secluded-book-worm-nerd-type-loner-loser-psycho doesn't get much attention outside a good chatroom.
    over9000 over9000 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 9, 2007

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    I Am Most Definitely An Intp - I love to solve problems, I thrive on it. Which works well for part of my job, the operations piece when we need to figure how to fix things that are...
    SantanaRex SantanaRex 46-50, M 6 Responses May 2, 2009

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    Cool - I just realized there's a group for us goof-balls!  Not surprised there's so few of us though.  What are we, about 1-2% of the population? Hope everybody is...
    NoMoreLove NoMoreLove 36-40, M 8 Responses May 15, 2008

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    The Female Intp In An Unnatural Habitat - I'm proud of being INTP, but I try not to show it.  I'm married to a Feeling type and it would hurt him if I got to excited about it...
    hAnih hAnih 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 10, 2007

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    I've never met any INTP before and would love to speak with another INTP.
    mayarosesg mayarosesg 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    hello. i took the test and found i was intp. i tend to analyze and question relationships. its just how i do. so if u can help me better understand myself and other people that...
    Jerrid36 Jerrid36 36-40, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I am an INTP Guy who doesn't know what is the meaning of life .. i don't know what i want or what career to choose ... what after a career and getting some money? why should i live...
    Ahmed3Salah Ahmed3Salah 18-21, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    People distress me. Silly people with their holier than thou attitudes and closed minds. Get off your high horse and walk for a change, it'll do you good.
    louisthepearl louisthepearl 22-25, F 13 hrs ago

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    Ok, I guess I love high heels since I was 5 years old. Why ? well... its my old sister and my mother's fault. When my sister got her first payment at her first job (she was about...
    alexaduarte alexaduarte 31-35, T 3 Responses Mar 18

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    God, how embarrassing! I'm in love with a teacher. I just started Grade 7 in High School, I've been there for 7 weeks. I met both of the Year 7 co-ordinators, very friendly and...
    DJasmineHawker DJasmineHawker 13-15, F Mar 23

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    Okay, here's the deal: I hung out with this girl on Saturday, we had some pretty good fun. Definitely a time to remember lol. We even have plans to hang out tomorrow after school...
    TheMasterMan1 TheMasterMan1 13-15, M Mar 31

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    I love you ....... Your all I have left in this world. The day you figure that out will be the day you finally take me in your arms and say I love you too, you've done it before...
    silentlyhurtingeveryday silentlyhurtingeveryday 13-15, F Apr 6

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    So before people judge, and call me crazy, or say that this is just lust.. it's not. He's my social studies teacher and i can honestly say that he's the ideal man. Tall, really...
    flyingwithoutwings flyingwithoutwings 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I have to at least pretend I am moving on and let her find better. Love seriously sucks. She was all I wanted
    Stranglyokay Stranglyokay 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I don't know who I am anymore. Then again, I don't believe I never knew who I was in the first place. Everywhere I've gotten to or accomplished was because I had others to help me...
    eidolon6 eidolon6 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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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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    When I take the Type test I get INFJ. F and J aren't particularly strong though. When I take the cognitive functions test, I get different results depending on which test I use...
    cutemuffin524 cutemuffin524 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    No one understands everyone perfectly. It's impossible and everyone will feel like no one understands them at various points in their life. But I can easily say no one has ever...
    Twichl Twichl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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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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    I have recently delved into the intriguing topic of Jung's MBTI personality assessment tests. I have discovered that I am classified as INTP. I am looking for other people with...
    pafforda pafforda 31-35, F 27 Responses Mar 22

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    The day before yesterday was my birthday, and I turned 19. I don't know how to feel about this - I wasn't excited at all, nor sad or anything. It just passed by. But as always, I...
    garagara garagara 16-17 2 Responses Mar 22

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    I was wondering what psychological type most aries were, you can take the test here: http://www.16personalities.com/mobile/free-personality-test.html. Mine is intp, what's yours...
    KaterinaB KaterinaB 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Your Personality is Very Rare (INTP) Your personality type is goofy, imaginative, relaxed, and brilliant. Only about 4% of all people have your personality, including 2% of all...
    Waywardsilence Waywardsilence 41-45, M Apr 5

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    One, very close to my heart. Emily Dickinson writes to Susan on a Sunday morning. "Thank the dear little snow flakes, because they fall today rather than some vain weekday, when...
    Hz228 Hz228 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    This is by far the dumbest thing my hormones have put me through. It's one thing to crush on somebody out of your league, but it's a whole new level of pathetic when the person...
    LordSphinx LordSphinx 13-15 Mar 19

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    You think you have all the time in the world. You don’t. I live in a sexless marriage. I made major decisions and made many choices to live alongside a man who found it...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 41-45, F 26 Responses Mar 20

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    My Sailor got re-stationed in August. At the time we had only been together for roughly 7 months. He got re-stationed overseas....to Japan. I knew right off the bat when we...
    Sammie60030 Sammie60030 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    I constantly find my self "day dreaming" at night, imagining that I actually have a boyfriend, cuddling under all my cozy blankets, sinking into each other. I guess you could say...
    Mtlawren Mtlawren 18-21, F Mar 23

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    Stuff I Used To Think (but don't any more) In regard to sexless marriages, I once used to think that the complainant person - - was probably a hopelessly bad root - wasn't...
    bazzar bazzar 56-60, M 7 Responses Mar 24

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    As I was about 10 years old I fell hopelessly in love with Guilmon from Digimon Tamers. He somehow gave me the feeling that I am intensively attrected to males and oddly to...
    Cum2MeSir Cum2MeSir 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    Grunge. Boyz II Men. Soulful R&B. This was the decade that I gained my independence. I fell in love. I had my heart broken. I learned valuable life lessons. In some ways I am...
    CLKM CLKM 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    When they were born They were separate, not knowing; As they learned and grew They were seeking, but the Promise wasn't showing. What was this longing That...
    ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi ahyokaatuyastanvusdayvhvsgi 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    But, loneliness is inevitable. I learned that everyone that you see around you has a hole in their heart. It doesn't always matter who they appear to be, or how they seem, we all...
    amblargh amblargh 16-17, F Mar 29

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    I just want to run and dance through a field of tulips.. Or be rescued by a knight... Or get a letter of acceptance to Hogwarts... Or be a mermaid and fall in love with mermen.. Or...
    AYTGItsMeMaddie AYTGItsMeMaddie 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I want to fall hopelessly in love but it seems impossible... Oh and in love with someone who is over the age of 27. LOL I'm 30 soon to be 31 in June. Oh yeah!!
    GS1982 GS1982 31-35, M Mar 31

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    Marriage over? Check. Zero love life? Check. Hopelessly dead-end career? Check. Fear of failure limiting dreams? Check. Self-loathing? Check, check, and check. I'm posting this to...
    Kronk23 Kronk23 36-40, M Apr 1

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    It's true, I am hopelessly and helplessly in love with my big brother... and I've never been happier :). I was adopted when I was little so we're not related by blood or anything...
    Kurokat Kurokat 13-15, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    My Boyfriend And I Have Been Together For A Year And Four Months. We Met During A School Activity. Bowling Club. I Was And Still Am A Sucky Bowler! He Gave Me The Nickname...
    KateMost KateMost 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    My generation has lost. We born in the 70's are an hybrid generation, totally devoid of its own identity. We are caught between the open minded community, intellectual and...
    armacalle armacalle 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I've been a RN for 22 years and worked in a variety of areas withing several hospitals...and I'm sad that I've lost my passion for the career I loved more than anything. I have an...
    khughes267 khughes267 46-50, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi guys, I'm just new to the idea of perhaps starting smoking. I know that at 35, I'm a little late starting getting into this game. Perhaps a little back story is in order... I...
    bluefireball4949 bluefireball4949 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago