Each Myers-Briggs Type’s Fatal Flaw In Relationships (And What To Do About It)

Each Myers-Briggs Type’s Fatal Flaw In Relationships (And What To Do About It)

ISFJ

Fatal flaw: Neglecting personal needs in favor of serving others

Thought Catalog

Katie TegtmeyerKatie Tegtmeyer

INFP

Fatal flaw: Idolizing partners

INFPs are sensitive and compassionate people, but when it comes to romantic relationships, they tend to put the object of their interest on a pedestal. As natural idealists who often can’t help but get lost in their dreamy vision worlds, it doesn’t feel totally surprising that INFPs often idolize partners, building them up in their heads, creating what they’d like for these people to be to them rather than allowing their partners to show them who they are. This tends to put an awful lot of pressure on an INFP’s partner, creating unrealistic expectations of them and often putting a strain on the relationship.

What to do about it:

Allow others to show you who they are before you start to decide who they are or who they could be to you. It’s hard, with an INFP’s very active imagination, tendency to fantasize…

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