Extroverted Feeling drives INFJs to nurture people. Emotional vampires will sense this incredibly generous aspect of our personality and latch onto it.
What I do understand, however, is that despite some similarities in our approach to life, you see the world in a unique way.
For the past 10 years, I have slowly but steadily built up a person in my head who I wanted to be. An ideal that I would try to reach.
INFJs don’t want just anyone — they’re looking for their soulmate. For this reason, INFJs might end up single, even after years of looking for love.
Introversion and anxiety can exist in the same person, and both can lead to similar behaviors, but the thought processes are wildly different.
I like to make jokes about how much I hate people. As an introvert, it’s easy to do. However, despite appearances, I don’t hate people, just socializing.
It doesn’t make introverts jump for joy when we’re invited to a brainstorming session. However, with a little creativity, a brainstorming session can be different.
I asked introverts about the books they’ve read lately, and why another introvert would enjoy that book. Here are 13 of their suggested books to read.
A lot of flirting advice is centered on the physical and playful styles. These styles work well for people who are looking for short-term romance.
Introverts can be a complicated lot. We want to help others, but we get drained so quickly that we may have to retreat before making a dent.
Being the only introvert in a room of five other people and vying for a spot on a competitive team is my idea of a nightmare.
It’s quite common for INFPs to mistype themselves, especially when taking a personality assessment for the first time or reading basic type descriptions.
If you’ve spent any time on the Internet reading and learning about the INFJ personality type, you’ve probably heard of the “INFJ door slam.”
While one might expect self-reflective introverts to be armed with a firm sense of identity, this is not always the case.
As a writing coach, I see the same challenges crop up for them again and again, and there are three big ones that it seems no INFP escapes.
Job seekers, you might have to “pass” a personality test. Tests like the Big 5 have become an increasingly popular aspect of the hiring process.
If you’re an empath, you probably already know that empaths tend to deviate from the norm because they both see and feel things in a unique way.
If you know you can’t perform at your best, do you choose to not perform at all? Do you rarely revel in your accomplishments?
At work and with family, I’ve been persecuted for my “antisocial” yet benign disposition, which frankly, only gets worse when I’m over-stressed.
Even if you’re having a good time, eventually you need to abandon ship and recharge your energy — at home, in your own space, doing your own thing.
I’m a huge fan of Myers-Briggs personality types, but I come in contact with a lot of MBTI fans, and sometimes, what I see worries me.
To highly sensitive introverts like me, who struggle to stay productive while working in a busy office, using headphones is a big deal.
The dreaded act of public speaking may send shivers down your spine. Clammed up and sweaty palmed, introverts tend to avoid such an act at all costs.
The extroverted parent may not inherently understand the fact that introverts perceive the world differently due to their nature.
As an introvert, I often feel like a bit of a contradiction. I find socializing draining, but I also desire deep connection with others.
I want the people around me to approve of what I’m doing. I see this as being part of my highly sensitive introvert nature, as well as my INFJ personality.