The INFP is dominant in Introverted Feeling and inferior in Extraverted Thinking, while the ENTJ is dominant in Extraverted Thinking and inferior in Introverted Feeling.Each of us has a natural interest and desire to advance our tertiary and inferior functions, so when we are paired with someone who is strong in area we are weak in, we are naturally intrigued by them. I promised a post on the important things I learned from dating men before I met my husband.Most importantly, I learned I didn’t want to marry them. One of the problems with hookup culture is that very few people are getting a chance to do relationships with training wheels.As we saw in the previous post, during the era when people went steady they were essentially “playing house” as a pretend married couple.
Every time I teach a course on a specific personality type, I learn things that blow me away. I learned F’s sometimes misidentify themselves as T’s but T’s never mistake themselves for F’s.
Many INTJs eschew short-term flings and hit the brakes at the first sign of infatuation — because we’re already wondering if it will work long-term.
The INTJ is a rare personality type, and not many people “get” us.
In true INTJ fashion, I’ve created a checklist of seven crucial items, based on input from a group of 25 INTJs: Or rather, we’re loyal. From a young age, most INTJs have a hard time understanding when someone doesn’t really mean what they say.
As adults, this translates to us being wary of people who don’t keep their word or follow through on plans. Any dishonesty in a system means results cannot be predicted or trusted.