Hi guys this is my first post. I am 24 and I have been aware of MBTI for quite a while now but recently found myself reading through personality articles and finding them so in touch with how I think and who I am that I had to make an account here.
It's been around a year since I graduated uni, personality wise I feel like being at uni (especially in the first couple of years) was such a novel experience that it really brought out both the best and worst of my personality. Having fairly protective parents moving away from home really was a shock to the system in a good way.
I found myself pretty spontaneous and excited in my first year, considering I am a guy who was almost invisible during school years and never opened up it was a great feeling to feel more 'normal' and accepted and to feel like talking to people. However I was still called out on elements of weirdness and immaturity/childishness in my character, not so much as bullying but more as honest feedback sometimes delivered in a humorous way by people.
Anyway I feel like I am more mature now, but hugely more boring as a person as a result. I'm not sure if psychologically I have repressed the spontaneity that made me interesting but I genuinely can't remember the last time I've had actual genuine fun, since graduating and moving back in with parents. This annoys me as from reading the MBTI it resonates with me that we ISTPs love adventure and excitement and living in the moment and are generally optimistic people. I know that's who I am as a person but I'm really just not feeling it at the moment.