INTJ – INFJ Relationships


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, about how INTJS (Kevin’s personality type) and their relationship compatibility with INFJs… here’s his answer…

Although I am an INTJ, I have not been in a relationship with a female INFJ that is romantic. However, my closest friends tend to be INFJs and I have a few that are female. My gut tells me that those relationships would work better than most I could have. I say this because they love intellectual conversations, love their space and totally get why someone wants theirs, and are excellent confidants (which is important in light of the INTJs fear of intimacy).

However, the below chart is one of many that sizes up compatibility among Myers-Briggs relationships. There is wild disparity in these charts, though I agree with this much more than others:

As you can see, the best partners for the INTJ are the ENFP and the ENTP. My personal experience makes me think the ENFP is far superior than the ENTP. But both have potential.

However, because of the INTJs generally good nature and willingness to take on a challenge, they have a “good chance” with several including the INFP, ENFJ, ENTJ, INTP, and the subject of the question, the INFJ. I am married to an ENFJ and (read more here and while there, “FOLLOW” Kevin). 

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