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    Default When You Don't Want To Believe Your Intuition

    So i am feeling yet again that i know something intuitively about a person. I don't want to believe it so yet again i try to bury it. Ultimately i will wish i acted on it and earlier but i really don't want to be right, this is the down side of intuition. Probably more true for NF's.
    So would it be better to be blind to these things?
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    It's better to always listen to it and be wrong 0.01% of the time than to not listen to it.
    If I go on and have any form of relation with someone that I instinctively dislike, I always end up regretting it.
    So now I trust intuition and avoid them politely but firmly at all times.
    Did lots of "not wanting to believe my intuition" when I was in my teens.
    Regret it

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    being blind is simply biding you time. eventually you'll have to face it.
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    That always happens to me in the area of relationships =/
    I'll get a feeling that someone has other intentions, but I do my best to deny it even though in the end it comes back and hits me in the face

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    I think it is better to have intuition and utilize it. I have ignored mine in the past and I will never do it again. I agree that typically it is just postponing the inevitable, and while you are waiting to see how the person play's out, damage can occur; to them, to others, to yourself. It is a hard choice, but one you usually know the answer to.
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    Better to face what your intuition is telling you sooner than later, to avoid even more serious consequences. Definitely check into what your intuition is saying. Trust it. Blocking out the feelings you have based on what it is telling you is only going to cause more trouble than help.
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    yeah but trusting it when you seemingly have no reason to makes you feel like a crazy person...it's a tricky tricky thing.
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    That's what caused me to ignore my intuition. It's much easier to trust your thoughts when there's some sort of evidence to back it up.
    But now I realize, evidence or not, intuition is the most trustworthy thing in life. In my experience anyways.

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    That's how it goes for us. We get the intuition first, and then the facts occur to confirm it. So best you don't stick around for the facts to manifest. The more you practice your intuition, the better you get at using it, and eventually maybe you won't feel like it has to make sense to some imaginary judge. Or is it that you feel it's unfair to the other person?

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    I feel like the other person deserves a chance to prove me wrong. I dislike going off my first judgment of people because it makes me feel guilty, even though what I judge is normally correct. I hate even saying that, it makes me feel conceded.

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