I'm curious to know how other INFPs feel things. Our emotions are always stereotyped a certain way, and I want to see how this is transposed to reality.
For me personally, my emotions are very self-contained. I'm not prone to reacting impulsively; if I react strongly, then it's probably because the emotion has been building up for a long time. For the most part, I can keep my emotions under control on the outside. For example: if I'm angry, I won't start yelling at the person; I'll probably just let the emotion fester inside. My emotions are more freely expressed when I'm around someone that I know very well.
I wouldn't describe my emotions as passionate or intense; sensitive and empathetic describe them better. My emotions are more affected [I take on the emotions of those around me] rather than affecting [changing the moods of those around me], unless I make a conscious effort to do otherwise. Most people are completely unaware of what is going on inside of me and are surprised to find out that I DO have a soul afterall.
I assume that this is the definition of Fi. XD I was just curious to know how everything applies to the INFP specifically.