INFP vs INFJ: How to Tell These Personality Types Apart

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on November 16, 2021

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. 

Best Introvert Quotes that are Really Relatable

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 31, 2021

If you prefer listening to talking, avoid large crowds, and refuel in solitude, you might be an Introvert. As an Introvert myself, I know it can be hard to stay true to your quieter nature when surrounded by Extraverts. Sound familiar? If you need a few words of Introvert wisdom to remind you how great you are, this article is for you. Here are the best Introvert quotes that’ll make you feel seen and appreciated.

Best Jobs for Introverts to Recharge Their Batteries

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 28, 2021

Introverts unite beneath a common banner: we need our alone time on the regular. Especially when it comes to our jobs, the way we approach and process our day can quickly affect every other aspect of our lives if it leaves us repeatedly stressed and drained.

5 Famous Entrepreneurs and Their Personality Types

What makes famous entrepreneurs successful in terms of personality type? Are Introverts or Extraverts more likely to be famous entrepreneurs? Is innovation or tradition more of an asset? Is creativity or leadership more essential? As you’ll see from this small selection, it can be all or any of these traits.

Any personality type could be included in a list of famous entrepreneurs. While Extaverts may be more charismatic, or more visible in the public eye, they don’t necessarily have the advantage over Introverts. 

6 Fictional Characters You'll Relate to if You're an INFP

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on October 06, 2021

If you’re an INFP personality, or know one, you probably feel drawn to INFP characters in books, movies and t.v. shows. Though the type is fairly rare in real life, there are quite a few INFP characters, because they have striking internal characteristics that make them interesting story heroes. 

What Happens When an INFP Meets Another INFP?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on August 31, 2021

Since INFPs are one of the rarer personality types, I have not often gotten to know “one of my own kind.” At least, I don’t think I have. 

But I do know what it’s like to live as an INFP. Based on this ‘insider knowledge’,  I think I can make some reasonable conjectures about what might happen when an INFP meets another INFP — and it runs the entire gamut of experiences from total bust to mighty boom!

Here’s what happens when two of these imaginative idealists collide. 

What Is it Like to be an Intuitive-Feeling (NF) Man?

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 28, 2021

Intuitive-feelers personality types — those with NF as their middle letters on the Myers and Briggs 16 type test — share many defining characteristics. But divergent life experiences create plenty of variety within the type.

The differences may be observed at the individual level. But they may also be seen through the lens of gender. Intuitive-Feeling men may think, act, and react differently than Intuitive-Feeling women. Not in every instance, but at least in some.

Is Everyone More Introverted These Days? Here’s What the Science Says

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on July 01, 2021

Over the past year, we’ve all had our unique experiences of adapting to life in a time of pandemic. With lockdowns and work from home mandates, many of us were forced to endure months of near-solitude, and saw our daily routines disrupted. While some saw these restrictions as an opportunity for slowing down, others struggled with the lack of social interaction imposed.

3 Ways INFPs are Misunderstood (and What You Can Do About It)

Clinically Reviewed by Steven Melendy, PsyD. on June 17, 2021

We’ve all felt misunderstood at times, especially by personality types different from our own. But if you’re an INFP personality type, you likely have had that experience a lot. INFPs have so much going on inside, but we tend to keep most of what we think and feel hidden, at least until we know someone well. And as introverts, we don’t always express ourselves easily. 

Categories: Personal Growth, INFP

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