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shadow self

  1. Sandie33

    [INFJ] Type: Assumed or Aquired Social Mask?

    The nature of shadow functions are that they are something that is used only sparingly or when in moments of stress, not typically as a primary mode of operation. Over time, when used as the primary mode, only results in tiring the individual out, especially if he or she is continually acting in...
  2. Ninae

    Shadow functions and BPD theory

    Okay, I have a theory. (Being infj, I feel like this is already fact because it feels right to me, but I still want to discuss it) So, as we know the INFJ functions are as follows: Ni Fe Ti Se So that means the shadow functions are those of the ENFP: Ne Fi Te Si I have been diagnosed...
  3. James Michael Jones

    [INFJ] Recharging effectively

    Hello All! One of the most helpful nuggets of wisdom about INFJs I have learned is our need to retreat and recharge our batteries after socializing for a certain period of time. "Was That Really Me?" helped me recognize my shadow behavior and triggers for such. I do get overwhelmed and drained...