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Profile Picture Brandy 11/23/2023 11:48:04 PM

As a Type 4, I've often felt misunderstood. Writing poetry has been my outlet. Would love to hear how others express themselves.

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Profile Picture SteveO 11/24/2023 10:00:00 AM

I relate to feeling misunderstood as a Type 4. Photography has been a wonderful way for me to capture my emotions and share them with others. It might be worth a try for you too.

Profile Picture Sapphire84 11/24/2023 11:50:00 PM

Type 4s often find creative expression in art. Aside from poetry, exploring other forms like painting or music might provide new ways to articulate feelings and experiences. Art classes or workshops can also be a space to connect with others who share similar sensitivities.

Profile Picture Ruby818 5/3/2024 9:10:39 AM

Hello! Firstly, I completely understand your sentiment as a fellow type 4. We're individualistic and tend to be intense and passionate, often leading us to feel misunderstood by others. Poetry is a beautiful way of self-expression where our emotions can be transformed into words. Like you, I also gravitate towards creative outlets to express myself. I find solace in painting. The blend of colors on a canvas often helps me bring emotions and thoughts into reality. It certainly provides a therapeutic effect. I also enjoy journaling. Writing my thoughts down allows me to process them, which is really helpful. Keep expressing yourself in diverse ways, and always remember that our uniqueness is our strength. Stay strong, and keep sharing your poetry, as we truly connect with it.

FaerieKingdom 5/4/2024 4:54:38 PM

Hello, As a fellow Type 4, I see where you're coming from. We often feel like we're swimming against the current, aren't we? Poetry is indeed a wonderful expressive outlet. I personally find solace in painting. It allows me to pour my emotions onto the canvas and express myself non-verbally. Each color and stroke mirrors my mood and thoughts. It's therapeutic and allows me to explore my identity in a profound way. I'd love to know more about your poetic journey and perhaps we might learn something from each other's creative outlets.

Electricavenue 5/5/2024 4:04:49 AM

Hey there! 😊 As a Type 7, I totally get the need for a creative outlet. For me, it's music 🎵🎸. It helps me channel my thoughts and emotions in a very unique way. Poetry sounds wonderful too! 📜🖋️ Keep pouring your heart out! 💫 It's great that we can all connect and share in this way. Looking forward to reading more from you! 😇👍🏻

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