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Alright, so right from the very first test I've taken I've usually been assessed as an INTP, sometimes I've gotten a different result, but rarely, really. I took the first test when I was 16-17, I'm going to be 19 in a month and half. So all this time I've been thinking of myself as an INTP, though I don't like to take this kind of categorization too seriously.
I read the articles, I agreed to most of it, so I thought I'm an INTP.
Then again, sometimes I get INFP result, and then I start thinking about my classmate who seems to be of INFP nature and with whom I get along very well. This guy has actually helped me discover, maybe rediscover, some unexplainable phenomenons: feelings and how to let them affect one with out holding back. So thanks to him I've evolved and changed my world perception and interacting with it. To tell you the truth he isn't the only one who has changed me, since I went to this new school many people have, but he's the one responsible for evoking my feeling side and helping me to realize it.
So, the point is that today I took another MBTI test and got INFP again, while completing this test I really was in a quandary more than once. I read the article and checked some other articles and threads on here also, and what I've realized is that I might have been an INFP who turned into an INTP, or maybe I'm an INFP who is confused or maybe someone who's just on the borderline.
Now, like I said, I don't like to take this whole categorization business too seriously, but I'd still like to figure out what's going on.
Any thoughts how to get this sorted out?
 

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If you check out this article (http://personalitycafe.com/cognitiv...iled-descriptions-each-function-attitude.html) on cognitive types, you will see that INTP and INFP are quite similar. The difference is that the thinking function of an INTP is extraverted and the feeling function (the tertiary function) is introverted, whereas the feeling function of an INFP is extraverted and the thingking function introverted. So check out whether you relate more to Ti/Fe or Fi/Te.

Also, since you are about to be 19, checking out this (http://personalitycafe.com/myers-briggs-forum/1037-how-personality-types-develop.html) on function development could also be interesting.

You could also reflect on the broader difference in temperament between NT types and NF types... (http://personalitycafe.com/nts-temperament-forum-intellects/10600-nt-theorist-rationals.html) and (http://personalitycafe.com/nfs-temperament-forum-dreamers/10599-nf-catalyst-idealists.html). There are shorter descriptions at (http://personalitycafe.com/nts-temp...s/176-nt-temperament-intellects-portrait.html) and (http://personalitycafe.com/nfs-temperament-forum-dreamers/177-nf-temperament-dreamers-portrait.html).

For the specific types of INTP and INFP there is (An INTP Profile) and (http://personalitycafe.com/infp-articles/3138-infps-infps.html#post76300).

Good luck!:happy:
 
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And, yeah, don't rely too much on tests. First, because you don't know the quality unless you actually take the proper MBTI® test. And second, because even the best tests only get around 60% correct, afaik. :happy:
 
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