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I do not know which is my dominant function.

I know I am an introvert intuitive. I socialise little but I have a family, I like time to recharge and be in the nature quiet and alone.

I think a lot, I contemplate a lot (like just enjoying starting at a landscape for a while), I am strongly ethical, and I do have strong inner feelings but that's not my dominant function. I share my feelings easily and I am concerned with harmony. I also pretty focused and self-absorbed in certain topics a bit like a scientist. Socially I come across as a quiet and kind person.

l always have s good tendency to think about patterns and many options to the point of not knowing what's my path. Decision making can be hard for me.

I like to travel sometimes. I don't think I am a INTP as I dislike science focus on details and K am definitely not cold non emotional. I am more of a big picture kind of person. I think more than I feel so I don't see myself as a INFP. And I am not that social (Fe) so INFJ doesn't seem to fit either. And don't think I am a INTJ, I will at leading and managing. I get easily overwhelmed.

I am clearly not logic bossy like a Te, and I am far from being a Se (I am quite impractical person). I also rarely cry but I can get angry easily in close relationships and sometimes sad.

So my most evident functions seem to be ni or me, ti or fi. Perhaps my complex personality has some misadjusments and I am not following stacking functions as one would expect. I was very shy as a child but in my twenties I was pretty social (but always an introvert).

What type do you think I am?
 

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If my only options are INxx-types I'd go for INFP since you seem to have applied about 0% critical thinking. A trait most common amongst INFPs.
 

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Thanks for your feedback, cataclysm.

Forgive me for my foolish question (and I am not taking anything personal) but could you please give me an example of how you would apply critical thinking in the original post above. I thought I did apply critical thinking but maybe I didn't.

I should state that I always have been into science, and worked as a scientist for 7 years and did a PhD with publications during that time. So I do use critical thinking and I do research a lot of nerdy topics which I have as hobbies (like weather, biology, astronomy, geology), so that's why I suspect myself as a INTP as an option.

But critical thinking is not my big thing. I tend to see myself as more of a philosopher.

I also don't see myself as a mystic or poet (I do have those traits of INFP, but they are not not dominant either). I like music but I never played well the guitar. That left me with INFJ as my main option, having ni as a dominant function is a proper fit, but I do not agree with Fe as auxiliary function. I am not so group oriented or extrovert in feelings. But people do read my feelings easily and I tend to be sensitive to criticism.

Having ne as a function is somewhat more fitting to me. But I would say Fi as a dominant function. Up to age of 17 I was quite unemotional child, very much just in my thought.
You're just blabbering about yourself. You will not get an accurate typing of yourself this way because people would be typing what you've written not who you actually are. You should be asking questions about how MBTI works because that's what we're knowledgeable about. No one can get to know you through one paragraph, it's too subjective.
 

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Agreed. No more personal questions.

So what's really the difference between a dominant Fi, a dominant Ni, and a dominant Ti, in what concerns decision making, and the way awareness I interacts with physical reality? And what are the differences of emotional expression and inner experience of emotional experience? And how does a train of thought differs in those 3 types of personality?
 

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I do not know which is my dominant function.

I know I am an introvert intuitive. I socialise little but I have a family, I like time to recharge and be in the nature quiet and alone.

I think a lot, I contemplate a lot (like just enjoying starting at a landscape for a while), I am strongly ethical, and I do have strong inner feelings but that's not my dominant function. I share my feelings easily and I am concerned with harmony. I also pretty focused and self-absorbed in certain topics a bit like a scientist. Socially I come across as a quiet and kind person.

l always have s good tendency to think about patterns and many options to the point of not knowing what's my path. Decision making can be hard for me.

I like to travel sometimes. I don't think I am a INTP as I dislike science focus on details and K am definitely not cold non emotional. I am more of a big picture kind of person. I think more than I feel so I don't see myself as a INFP. And I am not that social (Fe) so INFJ doesn't seem to fit either. And don't think I am a INTJ, I will at leading and managing. I get easily overwhelmed.

I am clearly not logic bossy like a Te, and I am far from being a Se (I am quite impractical person). I also rarely cry but I can get angry easily in close relationships and sometimes sad.

So my most evident functions seem to be ni or me, ti or fi. Perhaps my complex personality has some misadjusments and I am not following stacking functions as one would expect. I was very shy as a child but in my twenties I was pretty social (but always an introvert).

What type do you think I am?
An introverted intuitive type. It doesn't matter what your auxiliary function is. If you know you are an introverted, and you know you are an intuitive type, then for purposes of self-growth, you already know what function you need to give more attention to (sensation). It also doesn't matter which attitude of sensation you give attention to, just sensation in general is going to improve your life and bring balance to your psyche. This process of first differentiating your dominant function in order to construct an ego, and then later integrating it into its unconscious opposite, is the lifelong process Jung called "individuation". In order to do this successfully, you will rely on some form of judgment, thinking or feeling as an "auxiliary" function to support your intuitive attitude. However, it doesn't actually matter which of these functions you differentiate more than the other, only that you differentiate one at all. It doesn't matter if you "spread" yourself evenly between thinking and feeling and never differentiate either of them fully, because again, what matters is that you differentiate them enough to assist your dominant attitude in finding reconciliation with your inferior attitude.
 
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