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    Warflower Nijntje's Avatar
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    Things always go awry when I don't trust my first gut instinct, I tend to over think things if I don't and can end up ignoring either the utter awesome or horrible my body/emotional being is trying to tell me about.

    Terrible things happen to good people every day.
    Consequentially, I am not one of the good people.
    I am one of the terrible things.

    Conclusion: Dinosaurs

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheStarchDefenders View Post
    Any of you other INFPs have a problem with trusting your instinct and it always turning out shitty that you didn't?
    I can't give an accurate ratio for how often my gut is correct. But usually when it gets going it's because there probably really is something wrong, I could vocalize it but I won't until either I make a decision about it or wait it out to see if it's true (which I usually do). I guess it's a combination of functions in this order: Ne -> Si -> Fi. Then Te kind of shows up a little after and decides what it wants to do about it. It's the thing that tells me to wait until I get evidence for the gut feeling. Usually teaming up with Ne to see if there are other reasonable possibilities that could be going on.

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    Senior Member Eckhart's Avatar
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    Yeah, I know that feel. Often when I ignore my gut feeling it turns out I better should have listened to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by izzie View Post
    Intuition can actually save you from danger, so it's wise not to underestimate it. At the same time it doesn't mean intuition should let someone do hypocritical or immoral acts. It's about balance; combine intuition with logic or trust yourself enough to let intuition lead you to a logical conclusion.
    ^^ This is very wise. Thank you.

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