Why INTJs Find ENFPs as Interesting Romantic Partners

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Kevin Price, Editor at Large for USA Business Radio and Host of the Price of Business Show, has recently become hooked on Quora.  In addition to daily hosting the Price of Business, Kevin has numerous writing obligations on this and other sites for which he serves as an editor and with his syndicated column, so we decided that if he’s going to write at Quora, he is going to share that content on this website.  If you are on Quora, make sure to follow Kevin.  You can check out his page here.

Kevin’s hot topics on Quora are history, free market economics, philosophy, and Myers Briggs typology, and many others.  The following is one of his recent answers to the question in the title.

There is a couple my wife and I hang out with and she is an ENFP and he is an INFJ. My wife is an ENFJ and I am an INTJ. Recently, my wife had a lengthy conversation with the ENFP and afterwards my wife said, “does she have the same letters as you?” I told her no, but the ENFP often approaches things similarly to the INTJ.

The truth is, INTJs and ENFJs are great complements to each other for several reasons.

ENFPs appreciate INTJs emotional strength. Others often see the INTJ as cold and aloof, while the ENFP sees them as an anchor and calming influence in stressful situations.

They have similar love languages. INTJs rate quality time as the most preferred love language while ‘words of affirmation’ was the most popular among ENFPs. INTJs and ENFPs often enjoy time together hanging out in the same space while doing independent things. INTJs love how warm and compassionate ENFPs are and show such in relationships.

ENFPs are great at helping INTJs broaden their social horizons and form new relationships. INTJs typically disconnect themselves from unnecessary social functions. I know I am often looking for a corner to hide in a group. ENFPs are great chaperones to the INTJ because they work the room like a politician while the INTJ gladly lets them have the spotlight.

They both have a similar sense of humor. ENTPs tend to be humorous and friendly. They appreciate the INTJs wry and sometimes dark style of humor. The ENFP regards wit very highly. They know how to turn on the charm and make light-hearted and amusing conversation with almost anyone. INTJ humor is generally more subtle, dry and even (sometimes) unintentional. They may utter ironic statements with such earnestness that the effect is unexpectedly hilarious. Both love parodies, satire, and clever comedy. They relish… (read more, while there FOLLOW Kevin and check out more of his work)

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