INFJ (MBTI Personality Type)

Why Troubled People Mistype As INFJ

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Online personality testing is very prone to inaccuracy. Especially in regards to mistyping people as INFJ. When problematic people undertake online personality quizzes, those question batteries easily confuse negative behaviors for type traits. For instance; Social anxiety and isolation scores as Introversion. Neuroticism and irrational thinking scores as Intuition. Histronics and low emotional control scores […]

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The Chaos of Dating an INFJ

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As an INFJ there’s times I really do consider myself to be ‘undateable’. I get tired of my own bullsh*t with relationships and there’s always temptations to ‘put myself into emotional quarantine’ because it’s less stressful in the long run. I recognize the difference between having an initial ‘spark’ and deeper love. I’ve heard the […]

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MBTI and Personality Changes Over Time

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I regularly encounter people on online MBTI groups who state that their personality type has changed over time. This is incorrect, as per MBTI theory, but there are explanations why those people perceive their type to have changed. As I understand it, MBTI personality type (defined by preferred/ideal cognitive functions) is static from the age […]

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MBTI – Mistypes in Denial

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How we “identify” ourselves is primarily the ego (sense of self) constructing the ‘persona’ (projected image of self). As such it’s formed and influenced by all manner of conscious and subconscious compulsions. Our self-identity appeases and comforts our insecurities. It’s shaped by our aspirations, whether realistic or not. Our fears and traumas influence it greatly. […]

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MBTI Testing and Self-Identity Skew

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MBTI Testing and Self-Identity Skew MBTI self-testing without counselling/guidance is problematic. It’s very easy to let your self-identity sway your answers. Self-identity changes, whereas personality, in the MBTI/Jungian sense, does not. Self-identity is who we aspire to be. It’s how we choose see ourselves and how we want others to see us. For many reasons, […]

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On INFJ Communication with your Ex

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By Andy Davis. I think, as INFJ, we have a strong tendency to pursue post-relationship communication with our ex-partners in any situatuation that hasn’t irrevocably resolved via a “door slam“. This isn’t necessarily because we’re still striving to fix the relationship; although further communication often leads to unintentional reunification and further failed attempts. At worst, […]

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On INFJ Breakup Behaviours

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by Andy Davis. As an INFJ, I’ve noticed that my relationships typically end in one of three patterns: MUTUAL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: The relationship wasn’t compatible and/or wasn’t working properly. There is good communication and both people can maturely acknowledge that fact: going their own separate ways with no hard feelings or sense of loss. Both have […]

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On Western Cultural Excess

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There’s a new phenomenon in modern western culture. A rapid societal slide from 4000 years of aspiring to reason, emotional control and selflessness; in favour of a self-indulgent whim to prioritize the entitlement of tantruming egos championing unrestrained emotionality. Fuck the Greeks, the Romans and the Renaissance. Fuck the philosophers and poets and intellectual legends […]