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  1. The Different Ways of Healing from Trauma

    General Psychology
    Hi everyone! đź’— I've been working on discovering and practicing different things that help me in the healing process from trauma. Generally, when I research this sort of work, I get a lot of resources about things like breathing exercises, mindfulness, and ways of generally calming down...
  2. [INFJ] Waking up, healing, becoming true

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    Hello INFJs of the interwebs, I got emotionally abused by a covert narcissist for two years, I was codependent with her and she was my best friend. After weeks of guilt inducing I ended the relationship to her. First I was so proud and felt so liberated and full of energy. Now I just saw how...
  3. [ENFP] Do you ever miss your “old self”?

    ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    Recently, I’ve been doing some thinking. It probably sounds really weird and cliche, but I’ve had a really close friend betray me in the worst way possible, by destroying my emotional trust in them, which had been built up for years. Though the entire clash happened years ago, I can still...
  4. [INFP] Anyone else blow things up in their heads?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    I'm not sure if this roots from anxiety, or having enneagram 6 in my enneagram tri-type, but I always turn little things into major problems in my head. And I say this unironically: it's a big problem for me haha. It's hard to pinpoint examples because I can explain them all away, so I'm just...
  5. [Enneagram Type 5] Type 5s and Trauma

    Type 5 Forum - The Investigator
    Hi again, I've been really interested to know if any type 5s have been through any type of trauma. If so, how did you process it? For example, did you process by going into a more unhealthy 5 or into stressed 7? Did you obsess over what happened and try to figure it out, or did you numb out?
  6. Sharing to Connect.

    General Psychology
    I just (on a desperate whim) did a google search of "conventionally good looking and lonely". I usually don't find many gems (who does right? a gem is hard to find) in the search and end up disappointingly weeding through irrelevant results and dated forums. Short back story: I had plans for...
  7. [INFP] Abuse/traumatized INFPs. What are we like?

    INFP Forum - The Idealists
    I was constantly beaten, humiliated & mocked by my folks growing up, then raped by a stranger in a a toilet block when I was 13. My folks pressured me to study a course & enter a career I despise, which I am still stuck in today b/c of financial reasons. I know that INFPs are particularly...
  8. My Twisted World 0015: It's Worse Than I Thought.

    During last year (2017), I had a long period of safety from starvation-worshiping terrorists - From March to October - 7 months. For some reason, I thought that I'll be able study normally when I won't be threatened, but I didn't realist the extend of damage done. I tried to use that period to...
  9. [ENFP] ENFP dating an ESFJ. HELP ! CRAZY?

    ENFP Forum - The Inspirers
    For a year and a half, I (the ENFP male) was dating an ESFJ (female). I broke it off. However, I've been recently reconsidering getting back together. We recently talked about where we failed each other, could have tried harder, and reflected on what we've learned apart. PROS: we have...
  10. [ENTP] ENTP from Japan.

    ENTP Forum- The Visionaries
    Hey guys Recently, I had a discussion about Japan and it's culture, traditions, honorific language (I would had to throw in some curses to balance this shit out), ways of being etc and I thought that I would hate to be brought up there. Like literally everything present there goes against my...
  11. Do you think trauma could change a person's functions?

    Cognitive Functions
    Like for instance, say someone goes through a highly emotional and tragic event such as abuse, loss of a loved one, etc. Do you think it could change them from say introverted/sensing/thinking to introverted/intuitive/feeling? So after the trauma they feel more for other people because they've...
  12. Childhood Trauma. Long Lasting Consequences.

    Felling ill. Physically and emotionally. I have a few months of safety. Didn't manage to study much, though. I have trouble keeping attention on stuff, remembering what I wanted to be doing. Started a W3C course two weeks ago, but I got distracted a week ago when I encountered radical feminists...
  13. My Twisted World 0012: How Trauma Affected my Intellectual Abilities

    I'm trying to learn web design/coding stuff for years but it's not getting anywhere. I have some kind of severe learning and real time communication impairment ever since the attacks in 2005. Anyway, after the attacks in 2005 and the years of cowardly terror campaign against me I have severe...
  14. Taboo

    General Psychology
    This is something that people don't want me to say, it's meant to be behind my back. Do you agree with these people that this is something I shouldn't let the world know? I don't like saying this, but having been falsely accused of being a Pedophile since 2005 and 2011 especially, and the...
  15. [INFJ] Attachment, Personality Disorder, Avoidance, Problems with Intimacy, anyone relate?

    INFJ Forum - The Protectors
    So as of the last year or so, after quite a few years of hard work and research that i've put in, I've reached a conclusion that I am suffering from what's called C-PTSD. I certainly have a narcissist (or someone that suffers from narcissism) in my life, and that person is my father (and others...
  16. "Detached"

    People, places, and things of the past Inducing dread Negative connotations Traumas unpeeled Prompting me to hide beneath my brick fortress No reason to peer out over the wall Nothing to see there Ruins Unchanged scenery Scorched earth A sunken vessel with all its treasures exhumed...
  17. Trauma and Personality Changes

    Hi! I'm new here and just a novice at Personality Profiles and Types. I joined the community here because everyone seems so well-informed, the threads are very interesting and a veritable fountain of information and opinions. Basically, I wanted to ask people for their opinions on how...
  18. My Twisted World - Index.

    I decided to create an index for my life history: The tragedy starts here: Part I. How it all begun: My Twisted World 0000 Part 1 Consequences of Bullying - Blogs - Personality Cafe My Twisted World 0000 Part 2 Consequences of bullying and street violence - Blogs - Personality Cafe Part II...
  19. My Twisted World - Index.

    I decided to create an index for my life history: The tragedy starts here: Part I. How it all begun:
  20. My Twisted World 0000 Part 2 Consequences of bullying and street violence

    I enrolled to a private English college with a specialisation in of journalism. Because I wanted to be a journalist that crusades for Truth and Justice. I passed entry exam but I got a confirmation over a month after classes began, which was the beginning of problems. Meanwhile there were...