Last time I was in this part of the forum, I was stuck between ISTJ and INTJ. The consensus in that thread was that I am INTJ. However, out in the wild, I'm commonly typed as INFJ by random Joe Schmos. The primary purpose, for me, of an accurate typing is to introduce myself to others. I like a quick, efficient introduction to new people and I want to offer the same. I want people to have the gist of who I am so they can quickly decide if I am worth their time. It's a bother to say I am INTJ and then have to spend time explaining why I don't appear to be one. I don't need to waste people's time like that. I do not have the INFJ propensity to hide my true nature. I don't go out of my way to be an enigma. I'd rather just get it all out and be done with it. So basically, if the majority of the world thinks I am INFJ, I may as well claim to be one. As far as they are concerned, I am, so why should it matter what's really going on in my head? (ETA - heh, and then I proceed to make a comment that implies I'm find remaining a mystery - whatever :p )
ugh, just put me in a damn box already and be done with it. haha.
*a draw to airy fairy crap. I'm into witchcraft and the occult. I don't really care if any of it is real, but it amuses me to behave as if it is.
*I (usually) have a soft approach with strangers. I try to be nice whether I like you or not. But as soon as I determine someone's ability to handle my preferred bluntness, I don't hold back. I often take it so far that people begin to question if I ever liked them at all.
*I am not interested in individuals. I don't see into anyone's soul, I don't try to draw people out of their shells or get to know them better unless I perceive them as one of my own kind, which is a very rare occurrence. I am, however, interested in humanity, how society functions, why people behave as they do, but only as an impersonal intellectual curiosity.
*I hate drawn-out philosophical discussions. It's fun to theorize about stuff for it's own sake, but I also get bored of it pretty quickly.
Further relevant details can be found on this blog post: https://shelleyintherain.wordpress.c...-intj-or-am-i/
To get an idea for my mannerisms and speech habits, look for my youtube channel, TheAspiePagan
I am 99% certain anyone who assesses me based on the videos will type me as INFJ.
So, what say you? Should I give up the INTJ label?