Any INFJ's out there?

Last Update: June 20, 2015

So for those of you that don't have a clue what I'm on about please read on :o)

One little tool (if you could call it that) that I discovered a few years back really helped me in my quest to working out who I was amongst the millions of other souls out there was a personality test called the Myers-Briggs personality type. There are a lot of free online tests out there that can give you "your type", usually consisting of 70-100 multiple choice questions.

I did a few of them and they all came back as infj so I suppose this would be "my type". I had always thought somehow that I was an extrovert for most of my life as I was good at parties, could throw down a joke or two and mix well with anyone...or so I thought. But even though I thought I was this crazy extrovert I knew deep down that I craved the solace of my own space and needed "recovery time" after big social gatherings.

I always put this down to being an only child but I always felt somehow odd about the way I felt, as though I was this kind of Arty extrovert that had to uphold this persona. My dilemmas brought me to the internet and I came across the Myers-Briggs type indicator test which was very life changing for me.

I felt such a sense of relief when I realised that I was actually an introvert all along as I had battled with such conflicting ideas and feelings for so much of my youth. I won't go into the nuts and bolts of my temperament etc, but my personality type was described so well in terms of what made me tick and how I felt versus how I responded to people that I was finally able to see who I was. In a personality sense that is :o)

So I urge you all to go and take a peek into your personality type and I hope it can help you as much as it helped me :o)


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Loes Premium
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AmberSubaki Premium
Very similar to mine Loes!!!
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Loes Premium
As we say it in Holland, there are more doggies called Fikkie:)))
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AmberSubaki Premium
Lol...I'm sure there are bound to be way more introverts on here than not!
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deos331557 Premium
Thanks Amber. This is an interesting subject. I believe I will take the test to see what I discover about myself.
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AmberSubaki Premium
Great one. Let us know!
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Donnie58 Premium
Hey, Amber!

I took this a few years ago, as well. I don't remember what I am, though, other than Introvert (and male)!

I need to go back and check again. Maybe now that I'm trying to do an online business it will help me!

Thanks for the reminder!
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Donnie58 Premium
Just did the test, Amber, and had to tell you that I scored INFJ also!

So, in answer to your post question...yes, I am one, too!
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Donnie58 Premium
I just went back and did some reading on the INFJ. This is so cool! This test really works!

When I read the description of the INFJ, it described me perfectly, amazing! I care about other people and the world at large and people mistake me for an extrovert (hence, I'm a pastor of a church). Yet, I carry burdens and responsibilities for others often, even getting loaded at times, and feel the need to get off by myself, because in reality I'm a true introvert (78%)!

It is worth it to take this test! It will help you understand yourself better!

Thanks so much, again!
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AmberSubaki Premium
Fantastic! I knew this could help some people out there like it has helped me. Being an infj is quite complex but you already knew that ;o)
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womo2015 Premium
We all have own personality to discover by self. Some of us do it by keeping time fillup by work or commitments. Others never do changes. Personally thank you very much. This diagram is well defined by long study and observations of human behavior.
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AmberSubaki Premium
This personality model of Myer-Briggs really helped me put the pieces of my puzzle together so to speak :o)
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petervcrisp Premium
Fascinating :) really good stuff Thanks for sharing.
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