On Differing from INTJ stereotypes

INTJ: How I Differ from the Stereotypes

Surely, you’ve looked at the personality description for your Meyers-Briggs type at one point and thought, “that’s not me. I don’t do those things.”

Well, guess what? You’re not alone. I can’t tell you how many times I look at the INTJ stereotypes and think to myself, “How can anyone assume that you must be exactly the same as all other people who share your type?” Continue reading

Introverts Need People Too

Introverts need people too

Contrary to popular belief, introverts need people just as much as extraverts do –just in different ways. Introverts don’t necessarily get their energy from being around people the way that extraverts do, but we still need people for emotional/psychological reasons.

Why Everyone needs people:

#1 We need to know we’re not alone

At some point in life, everyone wants to know they’re not alone –even if they don’t want to admit it. When you’re isolated for too long, you can’t help feeling that isolation –either that or you just start to feel empty inside. Continue reading

Stereotypes

“You mention stereotypes a lot  in your posts. Could you tell what you think are the main stereotypes of each MBTI type?”

Obviously, the stereotypes don’t accurately describe each type. Some of the types have mainly positive stereotypes, while others get negative stereotypes.

Here goes.

ISFJ

boring, shallow and traditional, doormat, clingy, demanding, motherly, gentle

ESFJ

extremely shallow slut, obsessed with image, insincere, stupid

ISTJ

obsessive compulsive disorder, cop where no cop has been appointed, robots with no feelings, un-creative

ESTJ

control freak who judges everyone, workaholic, incredibly biassed, strict, don’t know how to have fun, obsessed with keeping the rules, teacher’s pet

INTJ

sociopaths, secretly plotting to overtake the world, most likely to kill you in your sleep, geniuses, arrogant, always the villain, robots with no feelings, incapable of being in a relationship

ENTJ

entrepreneur manipulator, bully, power hungry, narcissistic, have no ethical code, bossy, doesn’t care about you

INFJ

empath who loves everyone, are ethically perfect, have a psychic understanding of everyone,

ENFJ

gullible sweetheart, cuddle bunny, naive and innocent, smiley and overemotional

INFP

ultra-creative emo, loners, non-confrontational, emotionally unstable, day-dreamer

ENFP

super smiley happy person with dreams, ADHD, constant mood swings, childish, concerned with social image

INTP

philosopher that can’t make decisions, gamer, geniuses, atheists, computer wizards, robots with no feelings

ENTP

ADHD lunatic, can’t take anything seriously, gets their kicks from seeing people’s reactions, no feelings

 

ISTP

James Bond, criminally insane, into extreme sports, likes cars, risk taker

ESTP

I’m going to jump off that cliff and see what happens, hyper-sexual, doesn’t think before acting

ISFP

incredible artist, animal lover, over-sensitive, disorganised and terrible at planning, pushover

ESFP

easily entertained goof-off, party animal, hypersexual, attention whore, flow, dumb, thinks they’re INTJs

Which is more Selfish: Extroverted or Introverted Feeling?

Which is more Selfish: Extroverted or Introverted Feeling?

It’s not uncommon that people of different MBTI types consider the others selfish. Extraverted Feelers (Fe-users) often see Introverted Feelers (Fi-users) as selfish, and vice versa.

Fe-users look at Fi-users and seeing them more in tune with themselves than others, perceive this as selfishness. Fi-users look at the Fe tendency to go with the crowd and perceive them as fakes. Continue reading