The Childhood Struggles of INTJs - Psychology Junkie. “I am just a child who has never grown up.
I still keep asking these ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions. Occasionally, I find an answer.” – Stephen Hawking, an INTJ INTJs are some of the most intellectual and intense children you’ll ever come across. They are analytical, watchful, and driven by a complex inner vision of how things will or could be. They are rare children, making up only 2% of the population, a fact which simultaneously pleases them yet can make them feel misunderstood and isolated. Misunderstood Curiosity INTJs are extremely independent and curious, even as children. Ten Gifts Of Introverted Intuitives ⋆ Neojungian Academy. Erik Thor I am an INFJ and I want to combat the stereotypes and help promote personality psychology that doesn't limit or mistype you.
Latest posts by Erik Thor (see all) The ten gifts of introverted intuitives (XNXJs) An In-Depth Look Behind the INTJ Stare. An In-Depth Look Behind the INTJ Stare There is a facial expression shown by the INTJ that is sometimes referred to as the INTJ Stare.
We have decided to deconstruct this and explain what exactly is behind this intense expression. 10 Great Things About Being INTJ. Of the 16 personalities on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, INTJ (Introversion, iNtuition, Thinking, Judging) is one of the rarest.
With 1 to 2 percent of the population falling into this pathology, it’s no surprise that INTJs may sometimes feel like an alien on Earth. With a reserved demeanor that favors pragmatism over emotion, the type is often used as the framework for villains in stories. From the outside, INTJs can seem cold and distant. Internally, they can often find themselves struggling with their identity more than other types. In case you are in that situation, or just need a reminder, here’s some of the best parts about being a rarity on this planet. 1. Sure ‘The Mastermind’ may be the given title to INTJs, but ‘Tinkerer’ could work just as well—if ‘tinker’ didn’t have such a wonky sound to it.
Hillary Clinton: Misunderstood INTJ. Hillary Clinton is an introvert.
I’m quite sure about this. My best guess is that, in Myers-Briggs terms, she is an INTJ (details below). This explains a lot about how the world regards her and why the press seems to find her so problematic. Let me start backwards. In yesterday’s New York Times, a lengthy article about Hillary Clinton’s political persona ends by comparing Hillary and Bill at the eulogy of one of Hillary’s best friends, Diane Blair. Presumably, what writer Mark Leibovich would like us to conclude is: “oooh, yet again Hillary is so cold and emotionally flat. What I concluded was, “yeah, big duh, Mark Leibovich.
According to the theory behind the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), each of us uses four different types of mental processes, each of which has two poles: introversion/extraversion, intuition/sensing, thinking/feeling and perceiving/judging. INTJ: All About the Mastermind Personality Type. The Rare INTJ Female and the Struggles of Being Utterly Uncommon. The Rare INTJ Female and the Struggles of Being Utterly Uncommon Meeting an INTJ is a rare occurrence, meeting a female INTJ is almost impossible.
Being rare SOUNDS like an unbelievably appealing thing. We are often drawn to things that are unique and unlike anything else. Even though it is a wonderful thing to be so special, it can be alienating and challenging. The INTJ female is independent, strong-willed and intellectually driven. They Don’t Fit Into the Female Stereotype The female INTJ basically abolishes the idea of the gender stereotypes. Trying Not To Look Up - How INTJs Make Friends.
6 ways to succeed in your career as an INTJ personality type. Last week I wrote about what holds INTJs back from achieving our goals.
But to an INTJ personality type, the biggest goal is often career success. INTJs value this kind of success because it offers measurable proof of our competence. Unfortunately, we also face roadblocks in the workplace that other personality types don’t. 8 Ways to Increase your Odds of Friendship with an INTJ – The Book Addict's Guide to MBTI: The ultimate tip that any INTJ will ever give you is to realize that most of your favourite characters in fiction are probably INTJs.
Treat us accordingly. Secondly, keep in mind that the tips below don’t actually guarantee anything. They just raise your chances exponentially. 7 secrets about dating an INTJ personality type. If you’re an INTJ personality type like me, you’ve always struggled to find a partner who understands you.
Many INTJs eschew short-term flings and hit the brakes at the first sign of infatuation — because we’re already wondering if it will work long-term. The INTJ is a rare personality type, and not many people “get” us. As a result, we are careful about committing and wait a long time to let you in. When we do find that special person, we can still be an enigma. We will be a dedicated partner who supports you in achieving your goals. Here Is The Top ‘Love Language’ For Each Myers-Briggs Personality Type. Survey results: ENFPs displayed a preference for words of affirmation as a love language, followed closely by quality time and physical touch.
This type enjoys giving and receiving praise from loved ones. The INTJ Writing Personality: Creative Precision. Neither a wise nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. —Dwight Eisenhower. What Each Myers-Briggs Type Does In A Rut (The Rise Of The Inferior Function) Each Myers-Briggs personality type reacts to prolonged stress in a slightly different form. While there may be a simple answer for helping each type through a bad day, the solution to helping each type snap out of a rut is slightly more complicated.
We tend to fall into ruts when our first three cognitive functions have failed to aid us in a particular situation and we are forced to rely on our inferior function to get by.* Because we are not used to relying primarily on our inferior function, doing so often facilitates the development of an unhealthy mindset (or a ‘rut’) that we have trouble snapping out of.
Each type’s rut manifests a bit differently – and each type requires something different to help turn their unhealthy mindset around. For a closer look at what your ‘rut’ looks like, find and click on your type below: NF Types: ENFP, INFP, ENFJ, INFJ SF Types: ESFP, ESFJ, ISFJ, ISFP ST Types:ESTP, ISFP, ESTJ, ISTJ. How To Fall Completely In Love With An ENFP. How To Fall Completely In Love With An ENFP Fall in love with an ENFP, by letting them fall in love with you. Fall in love with an ENFP by allowing yourself to open up to something new and exciting. Most importantly, fall in love with an ENFP by simply knowing them. INTJ Personality. All About the INTJ Personality INTJ is my basic personality type on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), currently the most commonly used personality type system. The MBTI categorizes individuals as 1 of 16 types based on four variables that measure how they process energy and information, make decisions and structure their lives.
INTJ (Strategist) Personality Type - Jungian. The INTJ "Mastermind" Personality Type - Personality Hacker : Personality Hacker. After Joel and I released a podcast on the INFJ personality, we received an overwhelming response from (the Myers-Briggs type) INTJ for more information on understanding their type. (Perspectives/Effectiveness in the Genius System). That makes sense – these two types (the INFJ and the INTJ) are almost certainly the most misunderstood by both others and by themselves. I’d almost argue that INFJs are a little easier to understand. That might be because my mother is an INFJ and I grew up around her, but there’s something about the acute pain an INFJ experiences that is an entrance into understanding them.
As if the pain, itself, was a foot in the door of entering in and seeing the whole picture. Which Is The Smartest MBTI Type? We've all thought about it. Which MBTI is the smartest? Which one is the dumbest? Hopefully this article will provide some insight. 80 Signs You're An INTJ. Disordered Personalities. How to deal with an INTJ. The INTJ (Introversion, intuition, thinking, judgment) personality trait can be found in about 4% of the population, constituting an exceptional personality type. Their typical characteristics can keep them out of the league, and difficult to be handled by the usual people. INTJ personality. It’s lonely at the top, and being one of the rarest and most strategically capable personality types, INTJs know this all too well. INTJ Personality and Emotions. The INTJ personality type is perhaps the most enigmatic and controversial of all.
Idealistic visionaries, unemotional robots, brilliant strategists, socially awkward geeks, fearsome debaters – these are just a few examples of the numerous labels that INTJs seem to be able to get. There is usually little middle ground with strong expressed INTJ personalities – other types either find their quirkiness mysterious and attractive, or feel uncomfortable and get offended. The INTJs themselves are either proud of their traits and wear them like a badge, or see themselves as eccentrics and do their best to mimic the behavior of other people, trying to blend in.
These attitudes soften as people grow and develop, but they tend to be very black-and-white at a younger age. The Personality Type-INTJ. Report for: Portrait of the Rational Mastermind (INTJ) All Rationals are good at planning operations, but Masterminds are head and shoulders above all the rest in contingency planning. Complex operations involve many steps or stages, one following another in a necessary progression, and Masterminds are naturally able to grasp how each one leads to the next, and to prepare alternatives for difficulties that are likely to arise any step of the way.
Trying to anticipate every contingency, Masterminds never set off on their current project without a Plan A firmly in mind, but they are always prepared to switch to Plan B or C or D if need be. 80 Signs You're An INTJ. INTJ Relationships: Enticing the Examiner. Personality is one of the key determiners of the potential for success within a romantic relationship.
Compatibility between two individuals can be easily assessed through a survey, such as the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, to determine the likelihood of a relationship enduring or failing. In the sections below, we will focus on one particular type, which is referred to as “INTJ”, and discuss how the personality, strengths, and weaknesses of this type with regard to romantic relationships. Before continuing on to the following sections, consider taking a look at this awesome course on the foundations of success and happiness.