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Plight of the INFJ

Posted: December 19, 2013 in HOME

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The topic of personality types has been on my mind a lot lately. Ever since seeing that Harry Potter typology, I’ve revisited the subject of Myers-Briggs and personality typing with the same enthusiasm with which I researched it in high school. Many of my friends have talked or blogged about it recently. Last week I started running Google searches for INFJ-specific topics (how they function as lawyers, what kind of daters they tend to be, etc.) and was quite intrigued by the results. If any of the below gets confusing, see my previous post for a basic introduction to Myers-Briggs methodology. Hefty critiques of the system exist, but I’ve actually found it to have great predictive and interpretive value, so onward!

Yours truly is an INFJ – Introverted, iNtuitive, Feeling, and Judging. The skinny is that time alone energizes me, my thinking is big-picture and gut-feeling dominated, my interpersonal interactions…

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