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of you ENFP's consider logic and rational thinking to be monstrously foundational but my flowing perceptive personality must allow for the irrational! In terms of dating and relationships I think that it has taken me a while. Here's a guide to finding strong ENFP relationships according to Myers-Briggs. When it comes to dating and relationships, we all want to find someone into irrational functions (intuition and feeling) and rational functions. The ENFP's Guide To Dating Rationals. By Heidi At worst, the INTP would view the ENFP as overwhelming, irrational and overly emotional.
They can bond over their goal-oriented nature and will often find that putting their heads together allows them to find the best possible solution to a given situation. These differences in attitude are likely to frustrate both parties. The moments of connection they may experience when the ENFP applies their Te are likely to be overshadowed in time through their differing opinions on most topics.
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These types are both crystal clear on what they want out of life — and those visions are unlikely to line up. As a result, it is can be difficult for these two to find common ground as one would always have to be using their inferior function in order for natural communication to take place. Additionally, both parties tend to be quite committed to the relationships they enter into and are therefore willing to work as a team to make the relationship a happy and healthy place to be.
Both partners prefer making decisions based on their feelings and are therefor happy to compromise — to an extent — for the good of the relationship. There is a large potential for miscommunication with this pairing, as the ISFJ tends to show love by running errands and physically providing for their partner whereas the ENFP places a strong emphasis on affirming words.
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This pairing will stand the best chance if both partners values line up and they are willing to put work into the relationship. ESFJs might be focused on the emotions of others but they are also very practical people. They also have a very rational side to their personality and so being considered irrational is something that bothers them. They especially want their loved ones to view them as both rational and compassionate, since this is often how they view themselves.
This often helps them process things themselves without having to constantly feel insecure about their own actions.
They are logical people who try to focus on being rational and getting things done the right way. While they do look at the facts ESTPs also have an emotional side to their personality, and most of the time they try to keep this to themselves. When someone close to them calls the ESTP irrational it can be truly shattering for them, and even leave them feeling angered by the situation.
While this might bother them a bit they try not to let it drag them down. ISFPs would rather be around people who appreciate them for who they are, even when they have irrational moments. They simply prefer to follow their hearts and they trust their inner emotions as a sturdy guide through life.
While this can make them seem a bit chaotic, they try not to let the opinions of others make them feel held back. When the ESFP is being playful and a bit foolish then they are perfectly find with people seeing them as a bit irrational. When they are having a serious conversation or even an argument, being called irrational is one of the most frustrating and insulting things for them. ESFPs follow their hearts through life and would rather live in the moment than get hung up on things that might drag them down.
These temperaments balance each other out in some ways but utterly conflict in others.
This is an undeniably fun pairing in the short term — easy and enjoyable for friendships — but things get significantly more complicated when romance is added to the mix. Strengths of this pairing: Potential pitfalls of this pairing: ENFPs value having a deep emotional connection with their partners, whereas ENTPs show their love through attentiveness and accommodation of their partner.
The ENTP also has a difficult time understanding introverted feeling paired with extroverted thinking and they may view the ENFP as selfish, dramatic and overly sensitive. Both types work best with a grounded partner who can balance out their high energy level.
The ENFP’s Guide To Dating Rationals | Thought Catalog
Best to avoid this combination for serious relationships. This gives them some common ground, particularly if the INTP is comfortable using their extroverted intuition regularly. This relationship offers a relative degree of comfort, as neither type finds the other particularly intimidating and both are somewhat laid-back in nature.