Myers-Briggs Type Indicator/INFJ

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Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
Introduction | Four polar dimensions: E/I, S/N, T/F, J/P | Four basic temperaments: SJ, SP, NT, NF | The sixteen types
QuickTyping | At work | Criticisms | Further reading


INFJs at work[edit]

INFJs in relationships[edit]

INFJs tend to hold back part of themselves and like most introverts it can take them a while to become comfortable around new people. Having extraverted feeling as their auxiliary function, INFJs often feel the need for verbal affirmation and support from people close to them. Many of the INFJ's actions are dependent on the emotions or what they perceive to be the emotions of others and as result immature INFJs can neglect their own feelings and opinions when making decisions. The INFJ's focus on the emotions of others can lead to them being harmonizers or, on the other end of the same spectrum, manipulators. It can also cause them much social anxiety if they have not properly or fully developed their auxiliary function. INFJs are natural romantics who seek long-term or lifelong relationships. While they may not all believe in soulmates, they tend to put pressure on their partners in trying to achieve the perfect relationship. Some theorists have suggested that INFJs are most compatible with ENTPs (the Inventor).

INFJ Sub King and Idealist Type.[edit]

  • Carl Jung
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Plato
  • Dante
  • George Harrison
  • Marcus Aurelius
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
  • Edward Norton
  • Mel Gibson
  • Daniel Day Lewis
  • Al Pacino
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Jesus Christ
  • Misha Barton
  • Marilyn Manson
  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Cate Blanchett
  • Goethe
  • Agatha Christie
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Arthur Schopenhauer

Fictional INFJs[edit]

  • Gabriela Castro (work)
  • Nozomi Tojo (Love Live)
  • Jane Eyre (Jane Eyre)
  • Sayuri (Memories of a Geisha)
  • Shion Sonozaki (Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni)
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi (Star Wars)
  • Yoda (Star Wars)
  • Pocahontas (Pocahontas)
  • Remus Lupin (Harry Potter)
  • Jon Snow (Game of Thrones)
  • Desmond Hume (Lost)
  • Atticus Finch (To Kill a Mockingbird)
  • Prince Caspian (Narnia books)
  • Will Graham (Red Dragon/Hannibal)
  • Nick Stokes (CSI)
  • Hershel (The Walking Dead)
  • Captain America (Marvel Comics)
  • Jean Grey (Marvel Comics)
  • Groot (Marvel Comics)
  • Doctor Strange (Marvel Comics)
  • Rose Bukater (Titanic)
  • Michael Scofield (Prison Break)
  • Aramis (The Three Musketeers)
  • Aragorn (The Lord of the Rings)
  • Galadriel (The Lord of the Rings)
  • James Wilson (House M.D.)
  • Mr.Bates (Downton Abbey)
  • Watari (Death Note)
  • Canada (Hetalia)
  • Odasaku (Bungou Stray Dogs)
  • Melisandre (Game of Thrones)
  • Walter (The Muppets)
  • Trunks (Drangonball Z)
  • Mufasa (The Lion King)
  • Luke Skywalker (Stars Wars)
  • Lisa Simpson (The Simpsons)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Kyle Broflovski (South Park)
  • Sarah Tancredi (Prison Break)
  • King Mongkut (Anna and the King)
  • Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)
  • The Splendid Angharad (Mad Max: Fury Road)
  • Liz Lemon (30 Rock)
  • Athelstan (Vikings)
  • Max Caulfield (Life is Strange)
  • Sonmi-451 (Cloud Atlas)


  • Hercule Poirot (Hercule Poirot Mysteries)
  • Georgiana Darcy (Death Comes to Pemberley)
  • Andy Sachs (The Devil Wears Prada)
  • Princess Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Hazel Grace Lancaster (The Fault in Our Stars)


  • Leonard Hofstadter (The Big Bang Theory)
  • Oswald Cobblepot (Gotham)
  • Armin (Attack on Titans)
  • Sans (Undertale)
  • Lucas Friar (Girl Meets World)
  • Kif Kroker (Futurama)
  • Tommy Gilligan (Codename: Kids Next Door)
  • Zaheer (The Legend of Korra)
  • Hawk Moth (Miraculous Ladybug)
  • Levy (Fairy Tail)
  • Francis (Reign)
  • Quentin (Paper Towns)
  • Charlie Bucket (Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory)
  • Bill (Kill Bill)
  • Nico Robin (One Piece)
  • Peter Petrelli (Heroes)
  • The Tin Man (Wizard of Oz)

How to deal with an INFJ[edit]

Be honest with them. Don't try and manipulate them; they will see through it and never trust you again. INFJ's have an uncanny ability to read people's emotions, and they tend to take others emotions onto themselves. They easily make connections between things by matching up pieces of conversations and visual memories. They can appear to be psychic because of this. INFJs make up less than 1% of the population. You'll often encounter them in education, psychology and the arts.

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