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  • I am an INTROVERT and I DID

    13 27.08%
  • I am an INTROVERT and I DID NOT

    23 47.92%
  • I am an EXTRAVERT and I DID

    1 2.08%
  • I am an EXTRAVERT and I DID NOT

    7 14.58%
  • I am a SENSOR and I DID

    3 6.25%
  • I am an SENSOR and I DID NOT

    5 10.42%
  • I am an INTUITIVE and I DID

    10 20.83%
  • I am an INTUITIVE and I DID NOT

    26 54.17%
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    How come nobody ever has imaginary enemies? Why is that?

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    Schizophrenia
    Whoops.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oberon View Post
    How come nobody ever has imaginary enemies? Why is that?
    Probably because kids usually want someone who supports them and to whom they can confide in, not someone who is stressful to them. If you want someone like that, you do not need to imagine him. Real people are good enough in this.

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    I'm afraid I did. Let me not go into details. I'm unsure of how awkward it is already that I said I did.

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    Ok thanks everyone. I just found this thread: http://www.typologycentral.com/forum...y-friends.html (that my failed searching didn't bring up apparently!)
    It looks pretty inconclusive in that poll hahaha.

    I had 15 different imaginary friends and one of them had a pet tiger that was house cat sized and never grew up. They all had their own lives apart from me and would meet me rather than being there all the time. I would simulate each of their lives, like imagine/daydream what they were doing and advance all 15 storylines, for hours at a time just lying there...my parents thought there was something very, very wrong. My mom asked me what I was doing just sitting there, and she would say "Are you just breathing? Sounds difficult" to make fun of me :P. Once, I tried to show the friends to my brother (he's some kinda STP) and he was not having any of it. lols.

    So while I was not an only child I was still perpetually bored as a kid. My brother was and still is quite a good athlete. My parents encouraged me to do sports too but I really sucked at them, haha, so I preferred to imagine the lives of others and make them interesting.

    Quote Originally Posted by Charnette View Post
    Probably because kids usually want someone who supports them and to whom they can confide in, not someone who is stressful to them. If you want someone like that, you do not need to imagine him. Real people are good enough in this.
    I generally agree with this but when I was younger I got a huge high out of confrontation so I had imaginary friends that I didn't particularly like. I guess they were still friends though.
    Last edited by strychnine; 01-31-2011 at 04:00 PM. Reason: added more info
    Strychnine is all-natural,
    So strychnine is all good.
    It's Godly and righteous,
    So eat it, you should.
    Who are you to refuse nature's will?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Charnette View Post
    I do not think it's awkward, I see it as a natural part of childhood. Even psychologists say that it's supposedly healthy
    Perhaps not. Just something I am unaware of is all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charnette View Post
    You managed to remember the names of all of them? You must have an amazing memory
    They didn't have names. I just remembered them by face. Which is strange, in hindsight, but I still do have a better memory for pictures than words.
    Strychnine is all-natural,
    So strychnine is all good.
    It's Godly and righteous,
    So eat it, you should.
    Who are you to refuse nature's will?


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    Nope.

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    I did not, BUT I did often talk to animals.
    Quote Originally Posted by MacGuffin View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by ayoitsStepho View Post
    I did not, BUT I did often talk to animals.
    I talk to animals till today.

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