User Tag List

First 345

Results 41 to 42 of 42

  1. #41
    Nips away your dignity Fluffywolf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    MBTI
    INTP
    Enneagram
    9 sp/sx
    Posts
    9,422

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Ten View Post
    INTP men are often of the variety of men who are indeed cold and emotionally unavailable yet are attracted to warm feeler type females.

    An old relative of mine told me quite long ago that the person who feels the least and loves the least in a relationship tends to be the one who holds the most power in the relationship. Looking back at the INTP men I have known, I think they unconsciously like having power over people and they tend to be able to also unconsciously spot (bad Fe-related) the kinds of emotional/vulnerable people who would be easiest to covertly control with their indifference. I also think that INTP men tend to not understand themselves or their own desires very well at all and so most would be inclined to deny that they do indeed like having power over people.

    Strangely enough, I think INTP men can also be easily controlled by the right kind of woman. Usually the sort of woman who really does not like them very much initially or eventually and at the deepest level is not that emotionally involved with them. They will stay in bad relationships with these kinds of women forever it seems. ISFJ women often seem to end up figuring out how to control INTP men after getting a certain amount of heartache from them but this opening poster is probably not an ISFJ or other factors are preventing her from establishing control.

    Most INTP men are simply not worth it unfortunately. Unless they have matured considerably beyond what is usual for their type (given their excessive thinking yet weirdly poor self knowledge), they seem to always be in some kind of sado-masochistic relationship loop with others not unlike what ESFJs often get into.
    I think there is a lot of truth in your post. But although I have always had an easy time recognizing weaknesses, and regularly find myself to be really interested to try and help those people. I have always refrained from getting emotionally involved with such people, keeping myself at a distance. And my ideal romantic partner is a strong and smart woman from whom I can potentially only learn from. Not someone I can control.

    I don't see how an INTP can purposefully enter such a relationship as you describe without reserve unless they are themselves on some levels unhealthy, or indeed immature as you put it.
    ~Self-depricating Megalomaniacal Superwolf

  2. #42
    ^He pronks, too! Magic Poriferan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    MBTI
    Yin
    Enneagram
    One sx/sp
    Posts
    13,909

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Salomé View Post
    Apparently... it is. Either that or there are a lot of bastards running around claiming to be INTPs just to give us a bad name.
    You should look into that Fluff.
    There's this place called INTPcentral...
    Go to sleep, iguana.


    _________________________________
    INTP. Type 1>6>5. sx/sp.
    Live and let live will just amount to might makes right

Similar Threads

  1. [INTP] Being friends with benefits with an INTP- feelings complications.
    By Fiarein in forum The NT Rationale (ENTP, INTP, ENTJ, INTJ)
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-30-2016, 10:21 AM
  2. [INTP] "My Stormy and Painful Relationship with an INTP Man"
    By Darya in forum The NT Rationale (ENTP, INTP, ENTJ, INTJ)
    Replies: 66
    Last Post: 09-24-2012, 07:49 AM
  3. [MBTItm] Could an INTP be confused with an ISTP?
    By esidebill in forum The NT Rationale (ENTP, INTP, ENTJ, INTJ)
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 08-11-2012, 05:27 AM
  4. [INTP] Romantically connecting and communicating with an INTP guy?
    By memz in forum The NT Rationale (ENTP, INTP, ENTJ, INTJ)
    Replies: 44
    Last Post: 07-01-2011, 07:35 AM
  5. [INTP] Please help! I'm in love with an INTp
    By Marie in forum The NT Rationale (ENTP, INTP, ENTJ, INTJ)
    Replies: 191
    Last Post: 01-18-2009, 12:13 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Single Sign On provided by vBSSO