INTP vs INFP Similarities and Differences

INTP vs. INFP Ti and Fi dom types like the INTP and INFP personality types are similar with regard to the personalized and independent way in which they think and make decisions. However, sometimes the lines distinguishing their “T” and “F” preferences can seem blurry. Despite what their type might suggest, some INFPs may enjoy…

INTP Shadow

The inferior function is often regarded as the gateway to the shadow and a bridge to the unconscious. According to Jung, the inferior function is where much of the unwanted, negative and suppressed aspects of our ego-complex reside. In older theories, the inferior function is regarded as being mostly unconscious and constituted the basis of…

7 Pitfalls That INTPs Should Avoid

1. Doing too Much on Their Own. As an introvert who strongly values independence and autonomy, the INTP prefers to make themselves as self-sufficient as possible. While ESFJs prefer to work in teams, INTPs prefer to go solo. Pride can make it hard for INTPs to ask for help even when it is in their…

The INTP Personality: What it means to be the Logician MBTI Type

If you are an INTP, it means you are an introvert driven by both creative and intellectual urges. You are inquisitive, logical, and above all, deeply contemplative. It is your nature to try and figure out the logic behind everything. You do this because you have a tireless desire to drill down and excavate the…

INTP Strengths – 7 Advantages of Being INTP

As a type, the INTP’s core personality strengths center around their dominant Ti and auxiliary Ne. These two functions, in this particular order of preference, engenders a highly introspective and analytical mind that draws from the external world, a breadth of inspiring novelties, possibilities and meanings. Here is a look at 7 personality strengths associated…

ENTJ and INTP Relationship Compatibility

ENTJ and INTP Relationship The ENTJ and INTP relationship is a pairing that would be described as “mindmates”. ENTJ and INTP belong to the temperament group known as the “Rationals”. They, along with ENTP and INTJ are lumped together based on their use of impersonal logical and powers of analysis. ENTJ and INTP are also…

INTP Weaknesses: 7 Struggles of being INTP

INTPs are noted for their thirst for knowledge, creative thinking and rational perspective. INTPs take pleasure in demystifying the universe, solving problems and continually filling the gaps in their knowledge. INTPs also have their share of struggles and areas of difficulty. Here is a look at 7 weaknesses associated with life as an INTP. (more…)

6 Best Paying Careers For the INTP

As one of the most academically proficient MBTI types, the INTP personality has great potential for scoring a high earning career. According to a national sample, INTPs  report a preference for jobs that provide a variety of tasks, allow them to work independently and distinguish themselves through achievement. Additionally, INTPs express the highest rate of…

The Dark Side of INTP

At their best and psychologically healthiest, the INTP person is a principled, polite and easy-to-get-along-with individual. Their inferior Fe may only manifest as social awkwardness and shyness that obscures their sensitive, loving nature which can be childlike in it’s purity. Unfortunately, INTPs also have a darker side that can apparently manifest under toxic circumstances. Nihilism…

The 5 Stages of INTP Anger

INTPs have emotions like everyone else, but managing them effectively can be challenging to them. They tend to bury and ignore negative emotion because they scarcely understand what they are feeling and have almost no comfortable way of expressing it. When INTPs become angry, it is likely due to an issue they have avoided, or…

6 Signs An INTP Likes You | How INTPs show love

How INTPs Show Affection
How INTPs flirt and show love may differ from that of the norm. As introverts, INTPs are a socially awkward bunch. Social skills pose a steeper learning curve for them, as their inferior Fe would suggest. Because they love spending so much time in their heads where they are most…

Why Do INTPs Procrastinate?

"My cute kitty" by DopeStars [dropcap]T[/dropcap]ime management is a skill that some people are adept at. Such individuals tend to be prompt, organized and reliable in most aspects of their lives. They follow through on their commitments and adhere to schedules and plans. In the MBTI, these traits are characteristic of…

5 Reasons Why INFJs fall for INTPs

The INFJ-INTP Golden Couple
Despite what type theories might suggest, I believe just about any pair of MBTI personalities have a fighting chance at forming a happy relationship. INTJs for example, are supposedly least compatible with Artisans (SPs) and Guardians (SJs) but a self proclaimed INTJ Youtuber named Ben has testified to being happily…

6 Reasons Why INTJ and INTP Fall In Love

The INTP INTJ relationship is likely to make for a very smart couple. David Keirsey, author of “Please Understand Me” observed that INTJs are highly selective of their romantic partners and perhaps the most systematic of all the MBTI types in their approach to INTJ dating. They screen potential partners in the same methodical manner…

35 Undeniable Signs You’re An INTP

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or someone new to the MBTI, learning about your type can be an illuminating and revelatory experience. But even after taking a MBTI assessment, some people after reading about their Myers Briggs type, may doubt whether their test result is accurate. This is probably due mostly to the concern over the authenticity of one’s responses…
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