Posted by Stephanie (126.96.36.199) on July 31, 2003 at 19:06:38:
In Reply to: Am I normal posted by savvy (188.8.131.52) on July 31, 2003 at 18:14:21:
> All my life I have felt different.I am a strong individualist,very un-stereotypical, find it difficult to understand myself,very sensitive,crazy about the creative arts,like things that the majority doesn't, makes friends only with like-minded people, find myself attracted to different, unconventional people with hearts of gold,very intuitive, a visionary,a poet, writer, love to act too,daydream a lot,like to live in a fantasy world, more than the real world,introvert,have strange phobia's that the average popn' does not have,an idealist,nonconforming, don't like being forced into things, etc. Am I noraml, or is this just part of beng a type 4 personality.
Hi! My name is Stephanie, Stef, or Stephania whichever you prefer.:) Anyways, welcome to the world of 4's. I know exactly how you feel because I'am the same way. I'm 29 though, so I kinda have to start putting more practicality in my life-which I'm starting to do. But, I'am a "lost" person. I struggle between "society" and my feelings and my fantasy world as well. I know that there is a balance and that is what I'm working on. Yes, you are normal. We are normal. We are just people that in the end, will have experienced life like no other will ever know. It's because we feel and think so much, that we are able to really taste life. Our troubles come from this as well, so WE are the one's that have to learn how to handle it and control it. It is hard but I believe it is possible.
I have some quotes for you, I hope you like them.:)
"Crazy, he is! And that's fine, because being crazy gives me a wonderful latitude for behavior"--LEO BUSCAGLIA
"The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself"--MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE
"It is better to create than to be learned; creating is the true essence of life"--REINHOLD NIEBUHR
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