Sorry I am posting so much.
Since discovering I am an INFP, I have learned a lot about myself and the way I make decisions and look at life.
I read somewhere that INFPs are frequently typed as "martyrs"
I just graduated from college and have been trying to figure out what direction to go with my life. I am a faithful Catholic and have been urged in my life to consider religious life. I continuously say I will do anything. I will follow the scripture teaching that in order to gain true life, we must die unto ourselves.
Basically, I have a "feeling" or "sense" (I don't know the difference these days) that I am going to become a nun eventually. Religious life is starting to look more appealing as I realize it would be nice to live in a community that would value who I am and that I can help people and live for something I am 100% faithful in. Also, the more I think about a relationship with someone, the more I feel like a freak who lives better on my own. I honestly don't know if I will be emotionally able to be happy in a marriage. Am I always idealizing that feeling of happiness? Maybe. All of this paired with my tendency to obsess over things and my desire to know what I'm doing with my life. Bad combo.
Has anyone else experienced something like this? Not sure what to call it?
Any thoughts appreciated