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Everytime I do a myers briggs test I always get different results. So I don't really know my true 'type' :/:bored:
ISFP or ISFJ or IIFP or something like that. I know i'm a dreamer type. But I still feel like I still don't know my 'type' :sad::unsure::crying:
I seem to get 'dreamy idealist' a lot. But i'd like to know for sure. Here is some info about me so you can know more about my personality.

I am very anti-social. But I open up when I get to know you
I do things on a whim. I don't like to plan things
I think a lot and sort out things in my head
I have very little friends
I love nature and beauty and art
I understand people and can read people like a book
I can relate to peoples feelings
I love to sleep and stay up late
I don't like rules of any sort. I hate authority (cops..etc)
Music makes me feel good
I feel misunderstood often
I'd like to travel the world
I'd like to do psychology..or some sort of art job relating to travel
I am fairly honest, i'm creative, caring and can be manipulative and caniving sometimes
 

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Like Grey usually does, I would suggest you take a more functional approach. The system tends to be simplified for newcomers by relying on the 4 letters primarily, but it's incredibly misleading this way. Certain cognitive profiles may lead to certain outer behaviors ("personality"), but it's usually not as given that a certain outer behavior will lead to a certain cognitive profile. It's far too broad that way. I'd say "why" matters infinitely more than "what". Would you mind taking this survey?: Understanding the Eight Jungian Cognitive Processes / Eight Functions Attitudes
 

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I definitely think a functional approach would be better, although if the only answer she's looking for is from her description, I'd say she's an xNFP, albeit wobbly on the F.
 

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Sure you can. As long as your knowledge of the system is solid, as well as always growing, you can help others out - people may say it's hypocritical to type someone else when you don't even know your own, but the fact that you may not know your own at this time is not an indicator of your knowledge and security of your knowledge in the system itself. You can perceive yourself in a much more complex way than someone else, after all.
 

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Do you ever have to spend time alone to recharge your batteries or can you hang around people for long periods of time?
yes, I cannot hang around people for too long. I find myself drained. I'll 'recharge' for a few hours. I can't do the survey because all of the questions are very hard for me to comprehend. I'm straining my brain and I still dont understand. Do you have any easier ones?
I've done the ipersonic one before and I got dreamy idealist.(ISFP)
One thing is, whenever I do quizzes I often struggle with these questions 'I am governed by my head or heart'?
I never know how to answer that question. Because sometimes it just varies. Sometimes,i'll be really hurt and just think about something and do it. Or, one day I may be feeling sad and be governed by my heart. So I always never know how to answer it. I do think a lot as well. But I do not know if that's governed by my thoughts or feelings :(
 

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If you have trouble with the tests, I would recommend you don't take them at all - find your own type through studying descriptions, learning about the systems (especially the parts within them, such as functions), and deciding through that method.
 

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i'm not a very good reader :unsure:
I tried understanding this. But to me the difference between sensing and intuition is soo similar. I tried deciding what part is more like me, but I got even on each of them. If only there was such thing as INSFP!

sensing (S)
Paying attention to physical reality, what I see, hear, touch, taste, and smell. I’m concerned with what is actual, present, current, and real. I notice facts and I remember details that are important to me. I like to see the practical use of things and learn best when I see how to use what I’m learning. Experience speaks to me louder than words.

The following statements generally apply to me:

* I remember events as snapshots of what actually happened.
* I solve problems by working through facts until I understand the problem.
* I am pragmatic and look to the “bottom line.”
* I start with facts and then form a big picture.
* I trust experience first and trust words and symbols less.
* Sometimes I pay so much attention to facts, either present or past, that I miss new possibilities.

Intuition (N)
Paying the most attention to impressions or the meaning and patterns of the information I get. I would rather learn by thinking a problem through than by hands-on experience. I’m interested in new things and what might be possible, so that I think more about the future than the past. I like to work with symbols or abstract theories, even if I don’t know how I will use them. I remember events more as an impression of what it was like than as actual facts or details of what happened.

The following statements generally apply to me:

* I remember events by what I read “between the lines” about their meaning.
* I solve problems by leaping between different ideas and possibilities.
* I am interested in doing things that are new and different.
* I like to see the big picture, then to find out the facts.
* I trust impressions, symbols, and metaphors more than what I actually experienced
* Sometimes I think so much about new possibilities that I never look at how to make them a reality.
 

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It seems like you identify with some contradicting statements, but from what you say, I would have to say you sound more of an ISFP than an INFP.
 
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