From reading things through, I am still not going to be one to make a decision but I think I might be an INTP who mistook his 'inferior' Fe to be a preference for Feeling. We all have feelings- mine have not been so developed. I have never been one to express emotion even when I'm most stressed. I read somewhere that the main emotion an NT regularly feels is frustration that is something I can relate to. I read bluewings' profiles for INTP and INFP and I can relate to both well.
"Extroverted Judgment allows for us to act decisively and firmly in the external world without further ado. This is the quality that INTPs tend not to acquire easily and naturally. For this reason much of the time they end up merely thinking and never acting. Cultivation of Extroverted Feeling will give the INTP ample opportunities to bring their ideas to the world of objective reality. Since all Extroverted Functions tend to be remote from the mind of the INTP, the Extroverted Feeling is often unconscious and the INTP has little awareness of how this faculty operates. This is indeed the Achilles Heal of that type. For this reason the INTP is often unaware of his needs in relationships and what must be accomplished in order for a satisfactory result to be attained. This is the part of the INTP’s life where he is most prone to confusion and incompetence, which stands in glaring contrast to his tough-minded Thinking oriented approach to life with intense focus on activities he is likely to have mastered."
First of all, from the INTP & INFP profile I can definitely relate to the inferior Extraverted Judgment function- I don't take action very easily and try to stay detached from the world for the most part to avoid many of those situations.
One must pay attention to all four of the functions. From a Keirsey perspective, Rational and Idealist both make sense for me- but I think what I see as Feelings is somewhat of an immature and shadow Fe since I never feel fully comfortable expressing emotions and realize how close I am with many of my more Thinking-oriented friends back home even though one thing we never really discuss is feelings or personal stuff. We discuss and do things we like and that's something I enjoy. Even with my Feeling-oriented friends I don't talk about my feelings with but rather patiently listen to what they say and offer advice when I can. People call me a 'nice guy'- a guy who is 'thoughtful' but not 'sensitive' but with an understanding of what other people are going through and a genuine desire to help others.
My recent life has been one of changes. I just finished my freshman year in college- pledging a fraternity made me question my type since there were so many changes in how I dealt with people. I became more emotion-friendly at times because of the strong bonds and similar experiences I had with my pledge class. Pledging took up a lot of time and blew my GPA into pieces as well. It is weird. Now that I am back home- I realize how strong of a T (and how comfortable and happy) I am with my friends and family back home and my friends at college that I didn't pledge with.
Pledging was an experience that forced you to open up in many ways. I think that made me feel more F-ish but at the end of the day, I think that I am an NT. I understand why more people see me as an NT. I have friends of all personalities back home (but the ones I do the best with are the NTs and some and the differences between me and my F twin sister are obviously those of T & F. She hates getting into discussions (arguments) while I relish doing so. Most people I know see me as more of a T than an F- that is one reason why I'm considering making the switch.