As an ENTP, INTJs are my “Power Pair,” and there’s no doubt that I’ve found myself surrounded by them my entire life.
She wants to know how to treat the window sill that is too wide. I write instructions for furniture placement on a napkin. ” anticipating three days of no phone calls while she is indexing all the rugs for sale in the entire universe and cross referencing and price comparing to create the algorithm to produce the perfect rug purchase combination. If I’m going to pick up the phone every time she calls then I want credit for being a good friend, and you don’t get credit if you don’t listen. She spent a full day left swiping everyone who is a client of hers so they wouldn’t see her on the app.
After Joel and I released a podcast on the INFJ personality, we received an overwhelming response from (the Myers-Briggs type) INTJ for more information on understanding their type. That makes sense – these two types (the INFJ and the INTJ) are almost certainly the most misunderstood by both others and by themselves.
I’d almost argue that INFJs are a little easier to understand.
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.
A relationship is a system and we need to be able to project a strong chance of long-term happiness.(Plus, many of us have been burned in the past.