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  1. [INFP] I am an INFP. Can psychotherapy change my personality?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Hi everyone, I have a bit weird question. I've been struggling with social anxiety and overthinking for many years. Recently, I decided on psychotherapy because I got really tired of my obsessive thoughts or social phobia. It's very exhausting. I already met with my psychotherapist a few times...
  2. [ISTP] Fe Inferior, Social Anxiety. Need for constant reassurance?

    ISTP Forum - The Mechanics
    I recently had a situation where I was feeling quite insecure and vulnerable, the type of feeling that eats at you inside. I asked myself, what the hell is this feeling and an answered returned quite casually, "oh that's a constant need for reassurance". Quite an epiphany. A problem that has...
  3. I'm an ENFP Dating and Living with a Depressed INFP -Any Advice?

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    Hello out there. My sweetie is pretty depressed and has been working for his family and sorting through his past things because there is no longer room to store them there. He is 29, feels like a complete failure and spending time near his family, I think, is making it worse. Partially...
  4. I'm an ENFP Dating and Living with a Depressed INFP -Any Advice?

    NF's Temperament Forum- The Dreamers
    Hello, fellow NFs. My sweetie is pretty depressed and has been working for his family and sorting through his past things because there is no longer room to store them there. He is 27, feels like a complete failure and spending time near his family, I think, is making it worse. Partially...
  5. School dances, an unknown date, and a big decision for an INFP to make.

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    I am an INFP, and I just got asked to a school dance by someone I know of but have never talked to before. I don't know who his friends are, but I'm pretty sure that I at least one of them knows me. After all why else would he have asked me? Being the INFP that I am, I don't want to say no...
  6. Introvert Survival Guide

    Myers Briggs Forum
    Hey guys, I've just wrote a kindle book that I think can help all of you. It is called "Introvert: How Introverts Can Improve Social Skills, Communicate Effectively, Make Friends, Enhance Relationships & Conquer Stress And Anxiety In Any Social Situation". If you're interested in the book...
  7. ISFJ losing interest/How to get an ISFJ interested in me again?

    Sex and Relationships
    This is a long story- So I'm an INFP. I really liked this ISFJ guy that I met on this video game, and he seemed to like me too. Messaged me goodnight/good morning, always teased and flirted, always messaged me constantly, etc. I was on vacation in the Philippines while he lived in LA when all...
  8. A Midsummer Anxiety's Dinner

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    Tonight I found myself in a right tiff about cooking dinner - something I'm hardly in, as cooking is my go-to form of self-meditation. I incorporate different herbs and spices dependent on my mood, whether in forms of nostalgia from Mother or Nanna if my moods are saudade and longing, or perhaps...
  9. [INFJ] Rude on purpose in an attempt to shorten anxiety provoking social interactions?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Hi, I'm new here. I'm an INFJ and 4w5. I've never used a site like this before so I'm sorry if I do some things wrong. I have a coping mechanism that I have used for most of my life that I am pretty ashamed of. I tend to be rude on purpose in social situations when I am getting overwhelmed with...
  10. [INFJ] INFJs and IBS?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    I've been struggling with chronic on/off digestive issues for the last few years and gotten the broad diagnosis of IBS. I know at least a part of my symptoms are anxiety induced, since I am often in a "fight or flight" mode and socially anxious. I was wondering if this could be connected to...
  11. How do I tell my family, that I have social anxiety?

    General Psychology
    Hey Guys! I have really bad social anxiety and I want to go to a therapist. The problem s that I'm 17 years old so I have to tell my parents. I have no idea how to tell them. Do you have any tipps on how to make this easier?? Thanks
  12. [INFP] Struggle street, staying present while socializing?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    Hello everybody! I've had some social issues lately, which I'm trying very, very, very hard to overcome. (Social anxiety blahblahblah, the age of technology). Anyway the gist of it is that... 1. Commented upon by others is that in group situations I'm always zoning out. I'm very obviously...
  13. Going out alone

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  14. Type 4s and Social Anxiety

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  15. Socially Awkward

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  16. Am I secretely an extrovert?

    What's my personality type?
    To start off, never have I ever considered myself to be an extrovert in my entire life. I was quite shy as a small kid, growing up I always had a small group of close friends but by no means was I popular or outgoing. Socializing had never been my favourite, in fact I was always quite an...
  17. [INTP] inferior Fe at it again

    INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    I think my Fe is unhealthy. (or it's just my social anxiety) Recently (past couple/few months) I've become more and more concerned of what other people think about me. I constantly feel like I need to please them and apologize if I've ever done or said something wrong. Also I think I'm hanging...
  18. [INFJ] Social Anxiety

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Hey dear INFJs! I guess I am not the first on with that topic here, but this needs to get out of my head. Well, I am pretty much alone (which is no problem I can manage my day with that, it´s totally okay), but I would consider myself as lonely. Before I want to mention, that loneliness has so...
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