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  1. NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects
    I just found out that i am an ENTP a couple of months ago. A little bit surprised that the description fits me a lot. I've always been manipulative to people, even the people in my inner circle. I like to dominate things and commit crime without getting my hands dirty. So, i've been in a...
  2. Cognitive Functions
    Hi, I'm a twenty year old guy. I'm an INTP (possible ENTP) and I may have narcissitic personality disorder. Although I am a much happier and nicer person than I used to be, recent events have caused me to question myself. Before I get into said recent events, here is a bit of background about...
  3. Myers Briggs Forum
    Essentially, the most socially confident introvert. I'm also trying to type someone: A bit manipulative. They're "nice," but they're manipulative towards some, especially those they're in relationships with. It's hard to explain. If you were in the same room as them, you wouldn't have this...
  4. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    Hey guys, I'm brand new, but I already have a question, and hopefully as fellow INTPs (or not, if you want to add in anything regardless of type), you guys can answer it for me. So I'm like 93% sure that I'm an INTP, and I do exhibit most of the trademark characteristics. Except one. I'm not...
  5. INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    As an INFJ I find lying quite satisfying. I'm a good liar and I do it quite often in many situations and I can't seem to stop myself from doing it. I know it isn't healthy but it feels really good sometimes for me. For example I find great satisfaction in greatly screwing people over secretively...
  6. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I know that all people sub-consciously manipulate others, regardless of the means of communication, all the time. That's not what I have a problem with. I have an aversion to the intentional and implicit manipulation others as well as an aversion to learning ways in which other's can be...
  7. ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    Hi all, first real post besides introduction here. Anyway, as you can see, I am an ENTP. I had a question, though. I am really wondering about ENTPs and manipulation. I find myself, not with everyone, but with specific types of people, manipulating them without even trying. If I figure out that...
  8. ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    So I always love ENTP guys. It really stinks, too, because all of them (or at least the ones who I've met) have been kind of douchey. They're really fun and exciting and laid back and I love being around them. They get emotional and they're outgoing and really sweet if they like you. Every guy...
  9. INTJ Forum - The Scientists
    I've been with my INTJ partner for just over two years now and since probably 6 months into our relationship I noticed that each and every time I try to arrange to go out with friends (9/10 times with her also - and if not, she is always invited) she always finds something wrong with it, or a...
  10. Myers Briggs Forum
    I've been with my INTJ partner for just over two years now and since probably 6 months into our relationship I noticed that each and every time I try to arrange to go out with friends (9/10 times with her also - and if not, she is always invited) she always finds something wrong with it, or a...
  11. ENFJ Forum - The Givers
    he still has hope... he didnt listen when i said it was over.... i tried to give him closure but he doesn't want it. he doesnt listen to me i do not lead him on i don't do breakup sex and stuff like that especially not with this guy.......... i am just confused, sad and feel bad i dont wanna...
  12. ENTJ Forum - The Executives
    Hey! I've been thinking (duh) about how our manipulative super power works, and how I use and have used it both intentionally and automatically. I've read a few different types of saying how we're right even though we're wrong, and actually that's correct. For me at least. Whenever I'm...
  13. ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    I've read somewhere that an upset ENFP can become rather emotionally manipulative. I have experienced this from two ENFPs in my life. When upset or angered by me, they tend to sling little barbs in the hopes of making me feel guilty and when they fail to elicit such a response from me (what they...
  14. ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    On my path to my, well, "enlightenment" I guess, I thought I let go of many of my insecurities. Subsequently I realized something is VERY wrong. I have a terrible habit of acting dumb. Sometimes on PerC, sometimes in real life around my peers. I sometimes put on a whole fake show of being...
  15. Advice Center
    I made the same mistakes as another girl in my class on the test, and she gave me a D. Just because she nitpicked me more than other people. Everyday in class she calls on me when I'm not listening or raising my hand just to point out my inattentiveness and riddicule me. She says stuff like...
  16. ESFJ Forum - The Caregivers
    I was wondering what makes you guys you. What exactly is your train of thought? Why do you do the things that you do? What peeves you off? Or any other thing that would be helpful in dealing with an ESFJ The reason I am asking is because I have a lot of conflict with ESFJs in my life. I just...
  17. Sex and Relationships
    Eight Ways to Spot Emotional Manipulation Emotional Manipulation is Also "Covert Aggression." See: "Psychopaths: Wolves in Sheep's Clothing" Here is a list adapted from an article by Fiona McColl 1) There is no use in trying to be honest with an emotional manipulator. You make a statement and...
  18. General Psychology
    I think my good friend is a sociopath, but I'm not entirely sure. About a year ago, he was kicked out of his residence after an altercation involving a girl he hooked up with and a guy who tried to go for this same girl. Apparently they wanted him kicked out because they feared for their lives...
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