Especially when engaged with other NP types, this can occur at a dizzying speed, often leaving non-NP types feeling lost, bewildered, or exhausted. For NPs, however, engaging with other NPs can be captivating, engendering a strong sense of intellectual kinship and mutual understanding.

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NPs are also similar in their desire to perceive new ideas from without via their Ne. Most NPs enjoy reading, which serves as one way they can engage in Ne dialogue in this case, with the writer. Hence, when two NPs are paired in a relationship, they typically enjoy discussing new ideas they gleaned from print or other media. This can serve as a wonderful means of connecting with each other in the forum of ideas.

This may be of particular concern for INTPs and INFPs, both of whom require a lot of motivation to leave their own inner sanctum in order to commune with others. In other words, there may be such a thing as too much typological similarity in a relationship.

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Both types are highly independent, highly analytical and highly unconventional by nature. These types naturally bring out the best in each other and have opposing weaknesses or blind spots, which makes for a well-rounded team. Both types enjoy exploring new ideas, debating theoretical issues and speculating future plans. Additionally, both partners place a high emphasis on self-improvement and enjoy exploring ways to optimize both themselves as individuals and their relationship.

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Get two well-developed types together and this pairing is pure gold. Both partners will challenge the other to grow past their weak spots and continue to self-actualize. Put a ring on it.

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At the end of the day, you have two choices in love — one is to accept someone just as they are and the other is to walk away. Nothing terrifies me more than being so close to someone and then watching them become a stranger again. What Each Myers-Briggs […]. These temperaments balance each other out in some ways but utterly conflict in others.

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This puts up a certain communication barrier that you will never be able to cross. Try communicating to him more on basis of Ne and Si, which are the functions that you share in common. You speak an entirely different language.

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Understanding takes time and effort. I agree about Fi and Ti. This causes significant issues between these two types.

Also, the INTP doesn't like to repeat themselves. They will tend to convey things they care strongly about in rational terms to the ENFP, who is unlikely to understand what is important to the INTP, as they are likely to only hear those things related in an emotionally stirring way. In time, this is likely to be extremely frustrating to an INTP who will probably feel unheard. The ENFP may feel ignored if texts or emails go unanswered.

The INTP is likely to feel overwhelmed by all the communication, and will begin to desperately crave some rationale, like oxygen.

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Given that the INTP likes their space and freedom, in time it's unlikely that they'll like these emotions and responsibilities being cast upon them almost without their consent. I'm not saying it cannot work, as there are many good things about this interaction, however the communication issues are very real. Originally Posted by Cheveyo. Yeah I think you probably love to talk, whereas he hates it.