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  1. Dr. Seuss

    NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects
    Silly as it may be for an adult to be quoting from Dr. Seuss, I want to share the last few lines -- the moral -- of my two favorite Seuss stories. They illustrate two principles that are important for me -- human equality and environmental responsibility. Sneetches ...I'm quite happy to say...
  2. Nurturing the Nature (or not)?

    Myers Briggs Forum
    I believe Nature and Nurture, as they're often called, work together in forming who we are as individuals. I'd venture to guess that most people grow up with parents of a different personality type from their own, so their nurture will have had a much different flavor than their inner nature...
  3. Self-defeating tendencies

    General Psychology
    I have a problem. I already knew this, but what I'm still working on is figuring out exactly what that is and how to stop it. I've been writing about my mother, about the horrible things she put me through as a child. I've recently become aware that she probably had a large amount of Narcissism...
  4. Find yourself in Paintings?

    NF's Temperament Forum- The Dreamers
    Did any of you as children (or do you now) have a tendancey to pick out which one you would be when looking at paintings or illustrations? I suppose it's similar to having a sense of identification with people upon first meeting them, except that I can have this sense while looking at a still...
  5. [INFP] Write a letter to your childhood self!

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    This is something that I found on a livejournal INFP community a few years ago and for some reason, my mind went to it today. The exercise is rather simple, choose an age and write a letter to yourself at that age. I've done two such letters, and honestly, it's quite interesting to see what it...
  6. [INFJ] INFJ Funny/Weird Childhood Memories

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Being nostalgic by nature, I often look back on my childhood and find certain moments which I find funny now; moments that were sort of.. just off on a different plane than my peers, I think. In elementary, I always sensed my mind worked in a different way than others and I was insecure about...
  7. [INFP] Attachment to Childhood

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Do any other INFPs feel a strong attachment to their childhood and their childhood memories? I guess this would basically be my Si mixing with my Fi.
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