While it seems like two personality types with one different preference would be similar, the differences between them can be staggering. Looking at two similar types may help you realize the similarities you first thought reigned supreme aren’t as deep as you once thought. The ISFJ vs. the INFJ is a case in point: the two types share many commonalities but are different when broken down to their nuts and bolts.
INFJs are empathetic, patient listeners and loyal friends, but they may shut down when others push them too far. The Counselor personality has a cold, closed side, and it can be extremely hard to win them back as a friend when that relationship becomes strained.
If you’re curious about what the infamous INFJ “door slam” is, read on. Here’s everything you need to know about this complex and misunderstood behavior.
Some personality types are hard to tell apart due to their similar preferences. One of the most common mix-ups happens with the INFP and the INFJ, and it isn’t unusual to find yourself unsure of which type you are since the likes and dislikes of these types overlap in so many ways. However, you don’t want to let these similarities fool you because they’re quite different once you break down each type’s traits.
Caring, imaginative and reserved, INFJs often live more in their heads than in the actual outside world. Therefore, it’s no surprise these personalities feel strongly about fictional characters. As Introverted Intuitives, we enjoy the opportunity of exploring new ideas and possibilities inside our minds. Also, as many INFJs grow up feeling like the odd one out, we find both escapism and connection in the realm of fiction.
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