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    I've noticed something lately that's been bothering me a little bit. In a lot of enneagram writing people talk about how certain types may have behaved as children. For type 9, the common description is that we were "easy children" who would tune out when there's conflict. We suppressed our...
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  3. NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects
    Hey guys! I'm a newbie here. I've been learning about this whole MBTI thing for quite a long time now but still don't know what my type is. Hope you can help me a bit and thank you for devoting your time to read and think about my post! Okay so I'm pretty sure about the Ti and Ne, they're both...
  4. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    So I see people differentiating between enneagrams and MBTI and other such things using different question words. I'm naturally skeptical of any system that promises to tell me "who" I am. I gravitated to MBTI because it offered a "how". Especially since I'm one of those weirdos who can, and...
  5. INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    WARNING: Extremely long post, so read on your own risk :violin: After a long time away from the forum and MBTI as a whole I ended up turning to it in my search for answers pertaining to the big inconsistencies I found in my external behaviour versus my actual internal feelings and desires. In...
  6. INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    This is something that has been on my mind for some time now, and since I haven't come across any other INTJ who shared the same history, I thought I'd ask. I used to be very extroverted as a child, according to my family I just wouldn't shut up from the moment I learned how to talk, which was...
  7. ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    I don't think this question has been asked yet, apologies if it has. What were you like as a child (could be both toddler-aged and older)? And if you've changed drastically, what caused the transformation?
  8. ISTP Forum - The Mechanics
    I’ve read somewhere that ISTP had a relatively tough life. Defining “tough” will, of course, vary but tough nonetheless as in not easy. It could be a lack of emotional nurturing, or early and unprepared exposure into harsh reality, or it could be a matter of being born and raised by a...
  9. Intro
    I'm a female INFJ quadruplet, and there is little to no research (that I have been able to find) on the effects of birth order on a children part of multiple birth and their personalities, so I wanted to have a discussion about it with others who understand and are interested in psychology and...
  10. Myers Briggs Forum
    Hi everyone! I've been seeing a lot of patterns in the personalities of children who grew up in a alcoholic/problematic/abusive home. There are various characteristics we all seem to have or at least respond to. A couple examples for this are: avoiding conflict, victim mentality, approval...
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    STOP WITH THE EVIL GENIUS MALARKEY ALREADY,HUH?! WE ARE LOVABLE, TOO . Now stop hugging me.
  12. Cognitive Functions
    Disclaimers: I'm fairly new to the site, so if this topic has been covered elsewhere please send me a link. I'm writing this with a starting assumption that type is inherent, which seems to be the general consensus in what I've read. My personal reasons for asking: I have a particular...
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