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  1. INTP Forum - The Thinkers
    My prof. was asking me how my research goes, and yes I have all the infomation and symbols floating ready in my head. I first started talking about the papers I've read in the past few weeks. Then, he started to ask about my ideas (like what can you do further after reading the papers to make it...
  2. General Psychology
    I have always felt very disconnected around others. It feels like my mind doesn't process conversation the way it's supposed to and I am always very aware of this when socializing and observing others socially. In social settings I'm always observing others and listening to what they're saying...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. Sex and Relationships
    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...
  6. 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...
  7. Advice Center
    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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Blog
    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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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
  14. 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...
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  18. 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...
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