After taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Type Test

After taking the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Personality Type Test, my results revealed that my personality best fit that of “the nurturer.” The nurturer takes their responsibilities seriously, learns by doings hands-on activities, has a difficult time saying “no” and maybe vulnerable to trickery. I completely agree with the personality test because this is an accurate description of my character traits.
The personality test comments on the nurturer taking their responsibilities seriously as shown in “The ISFJ feels a strong sense of responsibility and duty. They take their responsibilities very seriously and can be counted on to follow through.” I strongly agree with this statement because to be responsible is to be trustworthy, proficient, and dependable and those are three things that I value in myself and in others.
Another statement that I also agree with is that “ISFJ learn by doing, rather than by reading about something in a book, or applying theory.” This is proven true through self-reflection and other family members observing my character traits. In the classroom, I find that I learn better by doing activities that involve me using my hands and practicing a skill over and over. For example, I learn a song in band easier and faster through repetition.
Not only do I agree with the strength of a nurturer, but I also agree with the weaknesses. A weakness of a nurturer is “The ISFJ has a difficult time saying “no” when asked to do something and may become over-burdened.” I agree with one of my weaknesses being that I have a difficult time saying “no” because I always try to assist others in need and tend to put others first. It is bad sometimes because people like to take advantage of my kindness and because I don’t like conflict, I never address how I am feeling.
Another one of my weaknesses is being susceptible to trickery as seen in the statement “May be extremely vulnerable to tricks, con men, false hopes, religious cults and conspiracy theories.” I do believe I am susceptible to tricks and falsified things because I do watch conspiracy theory videos which I do end up believing is true. And when I do believe them, I then have to fact check because I usually panic and freak out.
The personality test is surprisingly factual and made me appreciation my strengths and reflect on my weaknesses. I now realize that I must work on improving my weaknesses and turn them into strengths. An alternative name for the nurturer would be the advocate. I chose the advocate because my personality sees the potential in others and because an advocate wants others to develop into their fullest potential.