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    Merely technically speaking: Any NF types. ENFJ, ENFP, INFJ, INFP.

    You really shouldn't look, go, or less, settle for a partner solely based on their MBTI type, though. Personally speaking, MBTI holds little to no weight within personal relationships. Of course, it would be hypocritical of me to say, because I do have certain preferences myself, but that shouldn't hinder you in the slightest. You will eventually find yourself drawn and attracted to a certain type of personality that isn't necessarily considered ideal for you slash your type. You might find your ideal match in an ESTP - where conflict is supposedly foreseen, and find yourself strangely repulsed by ENFP's. It may waver. The INFP's natural partner is concluded to be the ENFJ and ESFJ - according to some professionals - based on their many shared values and similar traits. There should be an emotional harmony. While other professionals claim it to be the ESTJ and ENTJ based on balance. Where the INFP is not necessarily rational or responsible the ExTJ makes up for it, while the INFP makes up for a loving and sentimental environment within the relationship.
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    Don't. It won't ever be good enough anyway.
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    I don't think that it's so personal
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    I don't think that it's irreversible
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    Sometimes I feel like I'm a sentimental trooper.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Methylene View Post
    Actually, choice in romantic partners is one of the things that very much is type related.

    From what I understand, the ideal partner for an INFP is ENFJ, and other typical choices are generally based on similarity to ENFJ.

    There are many other factors that need to be taken into account of course, but type is a major one.
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    I came here to say "don't" but it looks like I already did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eftelya View Post
    Merely technically speaking: Any NF types. ENFJ, ENFP, INFJ, INFP.

    You really shouldn't look, go, or less, settle for a partner solely based on their MBTI type, though. Personally speaking, MBTI holds little to no weight within personal relationships. Of course, it would be hypocritical of me to say, because I do have certain preferences myself, but that shouldn't hinder you in the slightest. You will eventually find yourself drawn and attracted to a certain type of personality that isn't necessarily considered ideal for you slash your type. You might find your ideal match in an ESTP - where conflict is supposedly foreseen, and find yourself strangely repulsed by ENFP's. It may waver. The INFP's natural partner is concluded to be the ENFJ and ESFJ - according to some professionals - based on their many shared values and similar traits. There should be an emotional harmony. While other professionals claim it to be the ESTJ and ENTJ based on balance. Where the INFP is not necessarily rational or responsible the ExTJ makes up for it, while the INFP makes up for a loving and sentimental environment within the relationship.
    Guilty. Most I agree with, but I found found it more fun to date someone first then find out their personality and see why you're attracted and maybe compatible, or why not.
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    Seeing people in terms of types hinder you from actually getting to know them, which is a bad thing to do in dating.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ogata View Post
    Seeing people in terms of types hinder you from actually getting to know them, which is a bad thing to do in dating.
    If type compatibility is real, which I'm pretty sure it is although it's still complex, then the person you end up with likely is compatible with you anyway.

    But if you sense something is off or unfulfilling and you know how to type, then determining that the types are mismatched can tell you what's going on.

    (part of what's going on, anyway; like I said, it's complex)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Legion View Post
    If type compatibility is real, which I'm pretty sure it is although it's still complex, then the person you end up with likely is compatible with you anyway.

    But if you sense something is off or unfulfilling and you know how to type, then determining that the types are mismatched can tell you what's going on.

    (part of what's going on, anyway; like I said, it's complex)
    I highlighted the assumption in bold.

    I don't think type compatibility is any better than taking a bunch of traits horoscope-style and then mashing them together based off stereotypes. I have serious doubts about the predictability of typology.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Legion View Post
    If type compatibility is real, which I'm pretty sure it is although it's still complex, then the person you end up with likely is compatible with you anyway.

    But if you sense something is off or unfulfilling and you know how to type, then determining that the types are mismatched can tell you what's going on.

    (part of what's going on, anyway; like I said, it's complex)
    This is impressively both specious reasoning and tautological (logic definition) in one go.

    It's conveniently true...if its true.

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