He was a Southern gentleman just missing the bow tie, and I was his girly companion in pink, white, and red. I'm an ENFJ, and he, as an ISTJ, thought pretty differently than me.When I heard the letters, I started imagining our points of tension—but then I stopped myself.ESTP-Why you want one: Know Jeremy Piven in Entourage?Sometimes it just feels good to be around an asshole.To outsiders, the outburst can see over the top and absurd, but the INFP has a very “internal” thought process in which they struggle to see the logical or factual side of things.
It was only my fourth date with the guy, but until then, he'd seemed perfect: an intelligent 23-year-old with blond hair, visible maturity, and the derring-do to wear a pink button-up. , categorizes people into 16 different, four-letter personality types, where each letter represents a preference between two modes of thinking—extroverted (E) versus introverted (I); sensing (S) versus intuitive (N); thinking (T) versus feeling (F); and judging (J) versus perceiving (P).Now, the popular personality test, which analyzes 16 different personality types, is believed to also help us easily identify who our ideal zodiac matches are, what our ideal first date would be, and whether we are romantic, sexual, or lovable.Katharine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs Myers, two psychological theorists, studied the works of Carl Gustav Jung, who divided an individual’s psychological functions into four different categories, producing 16 different personality types.INFJ-Why you want one: They’ll sit-inside-and-read-Dostoevsky-with-you-on-a-rainy-day, they’re good curators of interests and they’ll find something interesting to do and plan the whole date out (to the second). Where to find one: Any independent or used bookstore in a trendy neighborhood on a Friday night.Typically they’ll be there before heading to a small divey but not too divey bar to have a moderately pretentious microbrew with their one other friend.Pickup technique: Ask them about Rilke, social justice, chai tea.ENFJ-Why you want one: They’re warm, friendly, and very concerned about your happiness.An estimated four to five percent of the population has the INFP personality.Although there is a fairly balanced ratio of males and females with this character, it does seem that this persona appears slightly more often in males.Myers-Briggs psychology determines how we interact with someone on a daily basis.The knowledge of personality type allows us to see the differences among others as just those — different ways of “being.” Therefore, personality compatibility is heavily based on personal preference.