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.
INFJs may be good at many things, but dealing with conflict is certainly not our forte. If there’s one thing this personality type dislikes, it's the idea of having to confront someone. In our peace-making and harmony-seeking minds, everything should be solved without the need to argue. So when conflict arises, an INFJ will probably sweep it under the carpet, ignore it and hope it never comes up again.
INFJs are full of determination, empathy, and big dreams, but their behaviors and attitudes sometimes prevent them from reaching their full potential. But, like the other personality types of the 16-type system, INFJs have room to grow.
So why tackle the small stuff?
Because often, the most impactful changes result from minor habit adjustments. Taking care of little practices is sometimes the easiest way to help you learn about yourself, expand your personal growth journey, and get the quickest results.
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