Awkward Walk

I confess I find it very awkward passing strangers on my walk. I always say ‘hello’, because I’m very relational. But the anticipation of that inevitable point of meeting can be a little nerve-wracking!

AaronTCaycedoKimura

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24 thoughts on “Awkward Walk

  1. I actually read your whole blog 😀 (yes, we INFJ are very commited :D) and I’m always impressed, because when you think about it, ALL the INFJ I know really have a lot in common at so many level, we probably are the type where the range of different people are actually very narrow, because we are all similar 😀 But it feels good ! What is also fun is when you met someone that you can immediately spot as an INFJ, I had that with my neighbour, she is a lovely lady, we met in our respective gardens, and in 5 minutes I was sure she is an INFJ. This feeling to understand someone in a snap, knowing that you won’t be judged because the communication is happening once a week, knowing that you’ll enjoy this moment anyway, it’s really great. The only down sides I noticed being an INFJ are actually the lack of social life. I feel happy to be a loner, but sometimes i guess I need to feel some humanity in my surrounding ! Thank god, facebook exists :p And I also noticed that my empathic side trick me a lot when it’s about… movies ! I can be devastated if a movie is too emotionally strong, it drains me :))

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    • So nice to meet you! Yes, INFJs are very relational and need that human contact. And I’m that way with movies too. I now know what I can watch and what I can’t handle. Thank you for dropping by and for saying hello.

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    • But I think it’s nice that you make the effort and say it. I worked for a company where people just didn’t want to even make eye contact. Im like Dude, we’re on the same team!

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  2. Thanks it’s going okay. But these things still baffle me. Your cartoons are so on point. I’ll look at the ground or a bird or the sky. It’s so comforting to find out I’m not the only one in the world. 😊

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  3. Spot on! I experience this very thing all the time. Wearing sunglasses helps me quite a bit in these situations. Of course it’s a little weird to wear sunglasses when it’s dark or cloudy, but give it a shot next time the sun is shining 🙂

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  4. I totally agree with this. I always say hi to people because I want to be friendly and I like to give and receive a smile unless I get the feeling they don’t want to be greeted. But I often have a miniature moment of panic before doing so and occasionally give into the panic and just stare at the ground, which usually feels worse in the end, and extremely awkward.

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