I mentioned in the article about INFPs vs INFJs that these two types are here to help us gain greater emotional intelligence, but they do so in slightly different (and necessary) ways. Both types blow me away with their ability to manage extraordinary amounts of information while trying to avoid cognitive biases.

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While the service these two types perform for humanity is similar, they help us calibrate to new ways of thinking in different ways.

This article is intended to be a deep-dive, side-by-side comparison of their similarities and differences.

After years of use, eventually Perspectives begins to see the ‘pattern of the patterns’ and understands that what is happening inside of themselves cognitively is also happening for other people.

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.

Interestingly enough, the ENTJ male has their own pattern of dealing with the typical woman, which they have exactly zero level of respect for.

These rare men match our drive, equal (if not exceed) our intelligence, are brutally rational and (infinitely most important) take charge of their lives with a level of ‘manliness’ that just doesn’t exist in common society.

within the INTJ Forum - The Scientists forums, part of the NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects category; Couple questions for " Introverted thinking" Ti guys, or women who have dated Ti men.

I have a working theory that every type in the Myers-Briggs system is integral to social ecology.

Somewhere between the laughs, the conversation, and the electricity, he said he was an INTJ and guessed I was an ENFP.

I had no idea what this meant, so I took the questionnaire. Soon after exploring the personality charts, I also discovered that INTJ and ENFPs are a match made in MBTI heaven. For those who have taken a MBTI test before, you know that reading your results can be kind of jaw-dropping.

On the other hand, that’s just it: you’re categorizing people into neat little boxes, and a misguided adherence to it can backfire.