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  1. Is this inferior Si?

    Cognitive Functions
    When I become sick, I get stressed because I feel like I miss the opportunities. Same thing happens while I'm doing something I don't want. I'm also kinda forgetful about my sickness and I may sometimes use self-destructive matters. While I'm sick, I may become aggressive and angry. And finally...
  2. Does your tertiary/PoLR function have the same effects as your inferior function?

    Cognitive Functions
    I'm trying to type myself from inferior functions because dominant functions weren't enough for me. Here's the question: Does the tertiary have the same effect as inferior? For me, inferior Si fits me the best. I tend to focus on the issue that it makes me feel bad and obssess over it for the...
  3. Real life examples of how each of the 16 types can use the functions in healthy ways?

    Cognitive Functions
    I've read general summaries of healthy/unhealthy versions of the 16 types and have my own speculations about how those can be demonstrated by specific behaviors in real life, but I'm curious to see how other people have experienced healthy versions of any of the 16 types-- specifically, what...
  4. Inferior Functions vs Unhealthy Dominant/Auxiliary Functions??

    Cognitive Functions
    How can you tell whether someone is using an inferior function or an unhealthy version of their dominant/auxiliary function? For example, if someone is emotionally unstable and consistently avoiding certain things in life in order to preserve their state of well-being and keep a happy emotional...
  5. [ENFP] Concrete Example of Inferior SI Grip: A Dairy Entry

    ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    (Sorry i do not know how to delete posts)
  6. Tell the person above you how to deal with their inferior function!

    Cognitive Functions
    It's simple: You tell about a negative manifestation of your inferior function and give the person above you advice how to deal with theirs. Inferior Ne: When I'm in a bad mood I can be very negative (see only the bad things) and only see the current situation instead of the big picture...
  7. How the dominant, auxiliary, tertiary, and inferior functions interplay?

    Cognitive Functions
    Is it that the auxiliary, tertiary, and inferior functions are used in ways that support the dominant? Or that they are used less frequently/less intensely than the dominant? Or are they just less-developed? Can one's dominant function be poorly developed but just used frequently as the go-to...
  8. What exactly is inferior Fe?

    Myers Briggs Forum
    Does it mean that the person doesn't know how to engage it and has reoccurring problems using this function or does it mean that they can use it to the same extent as say a Dom Fe user but using it often can be exhausting? Somewhere in between?
  9. [INTJ] INXJ Interactions with ESXP

    INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    What are your experiences with ESXPs? I'm curious as to how INTJs, or INXJs in general, interact with the types that possess dominant and inferior functions that are the opposites of our own. Mine, personally, have been very mixed. ESFPs I can usually interact with perfectly fine, although...
  10. How Does Your Inferior Function Manifest?

    Cognitive Functions
    Yo, self-explanatory title I just wanted to know from you guys how your Inferior Function tends to manifests. This function is known as a shadowy and subversive one, which often manifests unhealthily and is difficult to be used properly (the way that other types that use that function may use...
  11. [INTP] How to develop inferior Fe?

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I want to know hot to develop the function Fe, because I think that in that aspect I can be immature at times, any advices?
  12. [ENFP] Extraverted Thinking & Introverted Sensing in ENFP

    ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    I think a similar thread has been posted before, but it's very old (like, 2011 old). I'm just curious about what personality traits of an ENFP come out as extraverted thinking or introverted sensing. It's pretty confusing to me since they're the tertiary and inferior functions. I've been...
  13. How Do You Strengthen Inferior Se?

    Cognitive Functions
    Hello! INFJ here! I was just thinking of ways on how I can strengthen my Inferior Se in a HEALTHY way. I know that getting into the inferior too much is likely to leave us unbalanced, but someone who is way out of touch with their inferior function isn't healthy either. Pretty sure that...
  14. Get a Grip

    Cognitive Functions
    Let's discuss inferior grips. I don't know much about them myself, so I was hoping someone more knowledgeable than myself could give a comprehensive explanation. My basic understanding of an inferior grip is that it is the result of an individual bypassing their first three functions and...
  15. Difference between inferior Ni and inferior Ne?

    Cognitive Functions
    I don't really know the difference, can someone please explain it to me? :unsure:
  16. [INFP] The inferior function: Extraverted Thinking

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    The inferior function is something I've been dealing with as of late. There is an article about it, that's written in an objective matter here: However, today I'd just taken the time today to write about my own personal experiences, and I thought...
  17. [INFJ] Inferior Se over Dominant Ni in Relationships

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Since having started to read about Jung's theorized psychic functions I have become more and more self-aware and eager to direct the process of my own development considering the structure that defines me. Now my main interest has to do with one of the most challenging decisions one can make ...
  18. [INFJ] Tertiary And Inferior Functions.

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    The functions Inferior and Tertiary acting alone or with someone else? When and How I use my Ti and Se?
  19. [INTJ] ESFP stress mode?

    INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    What is it like? Explain.
  20. [INTP] Ti + Fe conflicts?

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    Today, I was on Facebook and saw someone post a status that was logically flawed in so many ways, that it practically made my head explode. But, the person who has posted this status has lost his brother in the last year, and I just feel bad for him. My Ti wants to berate him for using terrible...