INTPs and INFJs are very different; though they are both Introverted and Intuitive, preferring to spend time alone and think conceptually, INTPs express themselves logically and prefer to go with the flow of things, while INFJs are emotional and organized.
INTPs should also practice being more caring and empathetic toward INFJs, allowing them to share their feelings when necessary.
INFJs need to express themselves more rationally around INTPs, avoiding overly emotional phrasings.
INFJs usually have a difficult time addressing conflict. INTPs should be understanding and patient, giving INFJs the space and support to feel safe to express themselves. INFJs should also work to be more direct, understanding that conflict is normal and should be resolved quickly.
INTPs will grow to trust INFJs who learn to be more direct and can allow INTPs space to be spontaneous.
INFJs are likely to trust INTPs who practice being caring and can follow through on commitments. Reliability and security can go a long way with INFJs.
INTPs offer balanced thinking and adaptability to a workplace. They can teach INFJs how to clearly and openly express their thoughts.
INFJs bring organization and conscientiousness to a work environment. They can help INTPs learn to consider the feelings of others when making a decision.
Because they are very organized, INFJs tend to have a difficult time adapting to change. INTPs are naturally gifted at processing new situations, however, and can help learn to embrace the positives of an experience. INFJs are likely to adjust well, once they have an opportunity to reorient their thinking.
INTP and INFJ types need to seek to understand what brings stress to the other type and should try to avoid causing it when possible.
INTPs should be willing to listen when INFJs need to express themselves; INTPs need to show patience and empathy when INFJs are stressed.
INFJs should avoid pushing INTPs into emotional situations; INFJs should communicate more logically or wait for a good time to address these issues.
INTP and INFJ types can encourage and motivate each other in their personal and professional lives.
INTPs can encourage INFJs by honoring commitments that they make and allowing them to open up when they need to.
INFJs can help motivate INTPs by allowing them space to spend time alone and be spontaneous.
Complete the Myers-Briggs test below to find your Myers-Briggs type.