intp shadow functions

INTP Shadow

The inferior function is often regarded as the gateway to the shadow and a bridge to the unconscious. According to Jung, the inferior function is where much of the unwanted, negative and suppressed aspects of our ego-complex reside. In older theories, the inferior function is regarded as being mostly unconscious and constituted the basis of…
intp personality dark side

The Dark Side of INTP

At their best and psychologically healthiest, the INTP person is a principled, polite and easy-to-get-along-with individual. Their inferior Fe may only manifest as social awkwardness and shyness that obscures their sensitive, loving nature which can be childlike in it’s purity. Unfortunately, INTPs also have a darker side that can apparently manifest under toxic circumstances. Nihilism…