This is interesting, as I never looked at the introverted and extroverted functions in this way. However, they also want to find somebody who sincerely appreciates their generosity, and who will give back to them by showing consideration, thoughtfulness, and kindness. Their tertiary function, , which looks at their inner world, is somewhat repressed by their auxiliary. Being an actor has helped this process over the years. We only recommend products we truly believe in.
This article is intended to be a deep-dive, side-by-side comparison of their similarities and differences. She can express empathy more easily, and I really like that and it compliments me very well. See if you resonate with it. It drives me insane at times. More Posts You Might Enjoy! I believe cultures that value F over T interactions create the kind of space that allows this sort of pairing to flourish. I express my passions quite unintentionally when the topic comes up, my sister is more reserved and rarely shares these with others.
Indeed, many Nines would feel unqualified, or at least uncomfortable, if asked to step in and resolve a conflict situation. So it is my question. But I do measure everything according to being true to my value system. Pretty much all experiences are universal if we look hard enough. Does anyone have a time machine? Now I often hide my hurt based on whether I deem the further pain of a confrontation worth any solution.
When they meet someone they like, they try to act friendly just to see if the person reciprocates. In a short while, they may find they run out of things to talk about. Ive realized this has many tangents and is quite long-winded, so I will end here. This leads to all sorts of problems. Thank you again for taking the time to share! What should I be doing in most situations? When people ask, I tend to identify myself as a 4w5 on the Enneagram.
But these are generally infrequent and may be simply access to the inferior function of introverted intuition. Embracing imperfection has allowed me to have many great experiences through Portuguese, Italian etc. Hey thanks for writing this very accurate article! In order to not be misunderstood, the person doesnt need to be totally understood nor validated, just not judged, especially prematurely. If this is mirroring or acting a part it sure is an odd form of it… I confuse myself with others all the time… its maddening. And a sharper projection effect. She's really cute and caring.
Thanks for your comment Visitor A5! There may be some pride around being inscrutable. And keep sharing those inspirational insights! It is subject to all the incessant internal processing. Due to his or her keenly developed imagination, one such as this would likely make an excellent author. For example, one can both absorb emotional energy, which is for me a very visceral experience that I feel physically in proximity, while also being able to mirror emotions of artists and those who are distant, play out, examine, and seek to understand them. They expect them to just know how they expect to be treated. This sort of individual may look for hidden meanings in the actions and words of others and may even go so far as to imagine a meaning where none lies. Despite all the negatives, they are very compatible with each other.
They are less likely to move forward on a decision in the same way they did in the past. Its ok to be me…. For intuition, therefore, unconscious images acquire the dignity of things. Introverted Thinking is the cognitive functions that does this the best. Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger SpaceKitty July 8, 2018, Thanks for this post! I forced myself into extroversion at the age of 12 upon changing schools, after identifying that it would better serve me socially since I recognised how important it was for me to have friends. He is not so concerned with their opinion on his intentions as much as their lack of ability to gauge intentions. Very similar goals and focus, yet slightly different ways of going towards them.
Anyone else experience the same shift? I feel like I expect him to know my feelings and know that I really like him and when I don't do or say things to make it clear he feels neglected. Being pedantic, I take issue with some word choices and phrasing, but over all, nice job. Like all questions of this nature, I first must say that all individuals are different and that any coupling can work, etc. Hi I have been struggling with this distinction for a while now, and now my most recent conclusion is that I am an infj and my best friend is an infp. As you can probably tell, I have very mixed feelings about her. I self-reference most heavily and openly when I am trying to relate to another person. Some may score as introverted I but they are just barely over the line into introversion.