Here’s Which Myers-Briggs Type You’re Most Likely To Mistype As

Thanks so much for all of your feedback on the previous post! I’ll be delving into in-depth explorations of each letter set in my next few posts, perhaps doing one a week if all goes well. School’s starting up again so I’ll be pretty busy, but hopefully I’ll be able to balance things. I’ve also got some more lists in mind, along with some INFP things up my sleeve, so I shouldn’t be running out of ideas any time soon. =D As I work on my Extroversion vs. Introversion post, though, here’s an interesting thing I found a few days ago. Enjoy. ^^

Thought Catalog

INFJ

Most likely to mistype as: ENFJ

Why the mistype happens: Extroverted feeling feeds off the emotions of others, which means that INFJs require a great deal of social time in order to remain emotionally stable. This type is highly likely to appear extroverted to those around them, as they are most animated and enthusiastic when they are in the company of others.* Most INFJs are assumed to be ENFJs by others upon first meeting them.

*This is also an important distinction between INFJ and INFP types, as they often mistype as one another. INFJs glean energy from almost any form of positive social interaction, even the ‘niceties’ of small talk, as their extroverted feeling is highly in tune with social conventions/norms. INFPs on the other hand, are only energized by social interaction if it plays on their extroverted intuition – for example, if they are brainstorming ideas with…

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Inaccuracies

I’m hoping to get into a schedule of posts by the time the school year starts, but until then, I’ll just be doing a few smatterings of things here and there. xD

I found this a few days ago and freaked out for a second because I read the first line before reading the title. I was prepared to give a talking-to to whoever thought that was an accurate description of each type––and then I saw the title. *facepalms*

Completely Inaccurate Type Descriptions

INFP: Really loves pointless small talk with total strangers.
ENFP: Hates the world and everything in it.
ENFJ: Don’t ever hug them, they seriously hate hugs.
INFJ: The most shallow people in the world.
ENTP: Hates arguments and will avoid them at all costs.
INTP: Absolutely no capacity for critical thought.
ENTJ: They totally stink at life.
INTJ: A social butterfly who seems to be friends with literally everyone.
ESFP: Super boring, hates adventures of any kind.
ISFP: Literally the least creative people in the world.
ESTP: Always stays on the safe side, never takes any chances.
ISTP: They really stink at fixing things.
ESTJ: They absolutely hate being in charge, never give them a leadership role.
ISTJ: You can’t count on these guys at all, total flakes.
ESFJ: Shopping of any kind is the most boring thing they can possibly think of.
ISFJ: They hate animals.