The Guide To Understanding INFP Personality

The idealists and introverts

2 min readMar 20, 2022


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The INFP individuals are mostly referred to as “idealists” or “mediators”. They also tend to be creative, introverted, and highly motivated by values.


  • Highly prioritize close relationships
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Caring nature
  • Quite sensitive to their feelings
  • Focus on the bigger picture


  • A bit careless about details
  • Too idealistic
  • Difficult to know
  • Tendency of taking things personally

INFPs in Professional Life

INFPs thrives in professions where they can explore their creative side. They are comfortable collaborating with others, but they usually prefer to do things on their own alone.

They have an artistic and spiritual side. Also, they are linguistically gifted. But they prefer to express their thoughts and feelings through writing instead of speaking.

Because of their ethical and moral side, they strongly uphold their opinions and preach them. Despite having strong opinions, INFPs consider listening to other people’s opinions.

Some of the popular careers for INFPs

  • Writer 😛
  • Artist
  • Counselor
  • Graphic Designer
  • Librarian
  • Psychologist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Social Worker

INFPs in Personal Relationships

Because of their idealistic nature, they expect highly in their personal relationships. They even expect their partners to fulfill their high expectations.

Because of their caring and nurturing nature, they prefer close relationships with their loved ones. They are also loyal and reliable in their personal relationships. Despite their caring nature, they are also difficult to know because of their introversion.




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