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    Default Underestimation after caging yourself into the NT box.

    Can anyone relate to underestimating yourself, and everything that being NT comes with after determining your type?

    The "situations" Ne tends to get me into is what made me doubt myself as a intuitive type, and what it means.

    I'm a minority, so I was already pretty isolated. Being an intuitive minority is an additional isolation.

    Did I go temporarily mental? Or was additional self-reflecting in its place?

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    Uhh...no. Typology just gave me new terminology to express what was always there. I was always like this, unfortunately.



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    You diden't doubt what you were reading about yourself at all? You just swallowed it down like that?

    I mean, right now it feels like I relate to the whole "Paranoid Android" thingy more then you do.

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    Underestimating yourself? Type has nothing to do with ability or skill.
    One NT could be a creative innovator who achieves his wildest dreams,
    while another NT could be on welfare, drunk, sleeping on his sofa all day long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaguar View Post
    One NT could be a creative innovator who achieves his wildest dreams, while another NT could be on welfare, drunk, sleeping on his sofa all day long.
    What scared me was the various members' names that immediately rose to mind when I read the last part of this sentence.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JocktheMotie View Post
    Uhh...no. Typology just gave me new terminology to express what was always there. I was always like this, unfortunately.
    +1.

    So many people here don't get this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fusetah View Post
    You diden't doubt what you were reading about yourself at all? You just swallowed it down like that?

    I mean, right now it feels like I relate to the whole "Paranoid Android" thingy more then you do.
    I held both descriptions up against one another (MBTI's vs. my own self-observations) and ran comparisons. I thought that's what was intended. In my case, they were surprisingly similar, though there are some differences.

    I don't think any typology descriptions tell you what you are. They only ask the question "Are you like this?" It's up to you how or even if you will answer.
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    I don't think underestimating yourself is an NT trait, but it could be an INT trait. I frequently get in trouble for overestimating myself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaguar View Post
    while another NT could be on welfare, drunk, sleeping on his sofa all day long.
    ... like my INTP friend. 0 ambition. Such a sad waste of brainz.

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    dont shoebox yourself. come to see the possibilities of throught the theories. for the caveats associated with your type, look at how to overcome them. look at how people around you overcome their weaknesses everyday.

    underneath the type, everyone has a free will, use it

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