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I was interested to know if MBTI type and fears had any correlation, I think the results would be really interesting! So if you would please answer the following:
What is your MBTI type?
What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears/
 

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What is your MBTI type?

ESTP

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?


Trapped/loss of freedom/vulnerable. It's all sort of one packaged fear.

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?


Not enough time/missing out. I always feel like I have to jam as many things as possible into every day.
Failing people who depend on me. I avoid making commitments because then it's another person depending on me.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?

I have more fears than the average person. But to be fair, I think I face my fears more than the average person.

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?


Sometimes? Understatement. I admit it on here but you wouldn't find me whispering a word of this in real life. I don't offer people my throat.
 

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I was interested to know if MBTI type and fears had any correlation, I think the results would be really interesting! So if you would please answer the following:
What is your MBTI type?
What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears/
INTP
Being abandoned or deemed worthless by others.
Social interaction, bees, failure, being alone outside in the dark.
Average, I think.
Yes, but only in the moment of the fear.

I believe type does correlate. My deepest fear is most likely inferior Fe, while @monemi gave a very Se dominant answer.
 

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What is your MBTI type?
ENFJ

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
Losing everyone and being lonely :(

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
The fear of people being mean to me. I have a hard time starting conversations because I'm afraid people will be mean to me, even though I so desperately need social interaction.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Much more. I worry about everything, I fear everything. I just see the worst possible things ever happening and it scares me.

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?
Yes, because there are so many of them and so many of them are so silly. They're still terrible though :(
 
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What is your MBTI type?
INFJ.

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
Getting lost in my head and not knowing what is reality anymore, or worse, getting lost in reality. Also, end up alone.

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
It affects me because living so much inside my head makes me realize that I don't live in the present, so when sudenly I realize about my surrendings, I feel lost, so I have to come back again to the head because everything is better in there. Also, when I am here I can feel how lonely I am.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
I don't consider a person who feels fear all the time, to be honest.

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears.
All the time. Because my fears are not what people call "normal", from them I have mental problems, so, basically if they ask for my fears I just say "anything".
 

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What is your MBTI type?
INTJ

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
Claustrophobia

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
Exposing my inner-self to people who will abuse the knowledge. And the fear of failure and becoming dependent.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Average fears.

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?
Sure.
 

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What is your MBTI type? INFP
What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?That one day, everyone will just give up on me.
Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?I suppose the fear of being looked down on or laughed at; this makes it nearly impossible for me to say what I want :x
Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?How many fears does the "average" person have o_O
Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?I am most embarrassed of my scoleciphobia. I mean, an extreme fear of worms? How sad is that.
 

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What is your MBTI type?
INTJ.

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
I am not quite sure and I have introspected a lot about this the past months. It seems to be a fear of abandonment, of losing all I find important and value, have it all taken away from me without having a sense of control why it happens or ability to affect the outcome.

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
Given the existential nature of my fear, it affects me in every possible way every day. It shapes me into I am and is a very core part of what I am.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Probably average or less. I am not a very fearful person in the general sense of the word anyway.

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?
I have a hard time understanding how one can be embarrassed or ashamed over existential issues, unless one sees such existential suffering as shameful or embarrassing in itself, which I don't. If anything, it makes me utterly human, perhaps more so than any person who has never truly suffered any great depression in their lives.
 

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What is your MBTI type?
ESTP
What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
Losing people I care about, being vulnerable
Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
Being vulnerable, I guess. I don't like to display very personal stuff because I don't like to be seen as vulnerable.
Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Average, I think.
Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears/
Everybody has fears, albeit different for each person. I don't have a problem with me having my own fears.
 

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Ummm...extended torture, maybe? Extended torture of a loved one? It's not really something I worry about, though, so maybe not a fear...just the worse thing I could think of...
 

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What is your MBTI type?
INFP

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear? Meaninglessness.

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
Hmmm. Fear of exposure and/or theft and/or vandalism (not of personal belongings, but of things within me), fear of being helpless to myself, and probably fear of rejection (ties in with these others).

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Fewer, in the general sense of the word "fear". I'm afraid of very, very little that is tangible.

One of my proudest moments: When someone (whom I greatly looked up to) said, while introducing me to someone else, "Spectralsparrow's not afraid of anything". I don't remember much context, but I was between ages 11-16, as I was volunteering at the same place I did every summer back then.

Of course, it's not true that I'm scared of nothing. But, I realized there wasn't anything I'd be unwilling to try to conquer, if it meant enough to me.

That said, the fears I do have may run more deeply than they run for the average person.

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?
Not really. I'm a lot more ashamed of my cowardice, than of my fears. Like, yeah, I'm ashamed that my fears have held me back as much as they have.

Also, it's more like... I am not so much ashamed of my fear of exposure, as I am ashamed to have anything to be afraid of exposing. Like I'm just always waiting for something to happen to prove that yes, there's something wrong with me. Lol.
 

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What is your MBTI type?

INTP

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?

Losing my Self. Brain damage, not being able to find joy in the things I always can. Being unable to do what I'm good at, losing my slightly idealist streak, not being brave enough to do something truly awesome...all of it.

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?

Sometimes that one above. Other times it's the anxiety I have around the opposite sex but I've at least gotten to the point where I can talk to them. XD

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
I would not know. I haven't studied the average person's fears in depth. XD

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?

All the damn time.
 

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What is your MBTI type?

INTP

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?

My deepest fear at this point in my life is not having anymore children, not having what I deem a complete family. I can see myself taking care of my grandchildren someday. I feel a sense of loss at the mere thought of these things not happening. The root of all this is the realization my time is running out for having more children (I already have one son), and my ultimate fear of being alone (and to some extent, not being needed).

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?

The above statement affects me on a day to day basis now. The feeling that I need to have a family soon is getting stronger and stronger. This is driving my decision to go for a more immediate and practical career to accommodate my having a family.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?

I don't know about that...

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?

No, I'm not. I think my fears are probably the norm for many.
 

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What is your MBTI type?
INFJ

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
I would have to say dying before I have a chance to do any good in this world. I'm not afraid of death, but I am worried that I may be squandering my life, living idly by while people with actual, real problems are suffering. I desperately want to do something to improve the lives of poorest and most desperate, but I haven't yet and fear I never will.

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
The fear of people. Sometimes when i'm trying to sleep I will think about the ridiculous cruelty humans inflict upon each other, and it makes me afraid to be alive, knowing that the extreme suffering others have experienced could happen to me.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Average amount of fear, but my fears are probably a little different than that of the average person.
Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?
No. There is no reason to be ashamed of your fears, but it is important to understand them.
 

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What is your MBTI type?
INTJ

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
The unknown. Being used, being controlled, being helpless.

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
I loathe uncertainty. That's the one that's most likely to cause physical stress reactions.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
Dunno. Seems about average to me, but I don't know what's going on in other people's heads.

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears/
Yes. I try to fight them, and I sure as hell don't admit any of this to the people I know IRL, save the handful I trust.
 

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What is your MBTI type: ENFP
Biggest fear: ending up in a small, dark place by myself with absolutely no way out
Which of your fears affects your day to day life the most: Idk...probably the fear that I'll end up unfulfilled in life, aka a housewife or doing office work for the rest of my life
Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
More...
Are your ashamed of your fears?
I guess not because I'm not afraid to tell people I used to be afraid of bubbles...
 

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What is your MBTI type?
IN*J

What would you consider your deepest rooted fear?
I have a few which it is hard to decide between:
Dying young
Falling in love and being rejected/cheated on by that person
Not having control of my own life/destiny (basically, uncertainty)

Which of your fears effect your day to day life the most?
The last one, because it affects my work. I'm terrified of failure, that I'm going to end up doing nothing and I feel powerless and without purpose a lot of the time which makes it hard to motivate myself.

Would you say you have more or less fears than the average person?
I'm not sure. Probably around the same.

Are you sometimes embarrassed or ashamed of your fears?
Yes, as I feel crippled by them, sometimes...
 
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