Best match for an INTJ female? (3 matches)

This blog will answer the question, “What personality type is the best match for an INTJ female?”. It will outline the strengths and weaknesses of an INTJ, briefly describe an INTJ in a relationship and outline the personalities that pair well with the INTJ and a list of prominent INTJs will be given

What personality type is the best match for an INTJ female?

The personalities that pair well with the INTJ female are:

  • INTP
  • ENFP
  • ISTJ

What personality type is the best match for an INTJ female? 

The following personalities are the most suitable matches for an INTJ female:

INTP 

INTPs are people who focus on the big picture in life and are open to new ideas. They use their Thinking functions to make practical and logical decisions like the INTJ. 

These two personalities will be able to understand each other’s thoughts and actions without much explanation or argument. 

Additionally, INTPs are excellent in explaining detailed ideas which the INTJ can execute and put in action using their Judging function. The INTJ female is overflowing with ideas on inventions and focused on making the future a better place. 

Together, the INTP and INTJ can brainstorm and come up with fascinating concepts that can change the world.

ENFP

The INTJ female is opinionated and decisive and fits in well with their near polar opposite the ENFP. 

The ENFP is a great match because they are accommodating of the views of others and can embrace difficult personalities like the INTJ. 

Additionally, ENFPs have the feeling function which enables them to express and understand the emotions of others and their own.

They can help the emotionally detached  INTJ to get more acquainted with their emotions. While the INTJ can help the ENFP to be more logical and practical. The two go together well, like milk and cereal.

ISTJ 

The ISTJ man is dutiful, rigid, and conforming to rules and laws. The ISTJ takes on responsibilities with perfect focus and organization. They match well with the ISTJ as they both seek to improve the efficiency of systems and things. 

The INTJ female is intuitive enough not to interrupt the ISTJs productivity bursts. The ISTJ will also devotedly work to fulfill and meet the material needs of the INTJ female without relenting. These two Judgers are a good match for each other.

INTJs in Love

In relationships, the INTJ is loyal but independent. However, they are very particular about the things they need to see in their partners.  They have a checklist of things they desire in their significant other.

INTJs can be almost scientific in choosing a mate and make devoted partners. They often have clear ideas about what makes for a solid relationship and are unwavering in their pursuit of this ideal.

INTJs often passionate about self-improvement and are encouraging of their partners’ goals and intellectual pursuits. However, they are not very romantic and don’t necessarily show that their devotion is evidently. 

They often display love through acts of service. This may not be very fun for partners of theirs that have other forms of love languages. However, if you are their partner you will be glad to have them by your side on issues that require hard work and resourceful problem-solving.

INTJs’ partners have challenges reading, and indeed they do not show emotion easily; emotions for them are viewed as too messy and disorganized. They enjoy solving difficult problems but are often out of their depth when it comes to illogical, unpredictable personal issues.

INTJs value a partner that allows them the independence to achieve their goals, and one who appreciates their efficacy, insight, and ability to offer creative solutions to problems.

What are the strengths and weaknesses of an INTJ female?

Strengths of the INTJ woman:

  • They are not afraid of conflict 
  • They handle criticism well
  • They are very self-confident
  • They take their relationships and commitments seriously
  • They are extremely intelligent 
  • They are reliable and capable
  • They can easily walk away from toxic relationships
  • They want to get the best out of their relationships
  • They are good listeners
  • They are inventors 

Weaknesses of an INTJ woman:

  • They are insensitive to the feelings and needs of others
  • They respond to conflict and grievances with logic and reason, rather than desired emotional support and understanding
  • They are bad at expressing their feelings and affections
  • They believe that they are always right
  • They are unwilling or unable to accept blame
  • Their constant quest to improve everything may cost them their relationships
  • They hold back part of themselves

What is an INTJ like in relationships?

INTJs strive for constant growth in relationships by looking for ways to improve the overall quality of their lives and relationships. 

They are very committed and loyal to their partners. INTJs are however not emotional or regularly offer affirmations and may at times be somewhat insensitive to the emotional needs of others. 

Additionally, INTJs are in general extremely capable and intelligent individuals who strive to always be their best. 

They are optimistic and mentally present in relationships. They are team players and will work hard at making sure their relationship lasts long as possible.

Characteristics of INTJ Matches

INTP

  • They are complicated.
  • They are vague.
  • They are very detail-oriented.
  • People have a difficult time understanding them or their needs.
  • INTPs are private and secretive.
  • Do not like to attract any unnecessary attention. 
  • Their introverted nature compels them to avoid crowds and people.
  • INTPs do not do well in mundane and repetitive tasks but thrive in constantly changing environments. 
  • They are autonomous.
  • Do not like to be micro-managed. 
  • They struggle with expressing their emotions. 
  • INTPs live inside their minds which are full of imagination and fantasy.
  • They lack the necessary motivation to form and maintain relationships. 
  • INTPs are not sensitive to other peoples’ emotional feelings and needs. 
  • They are secretive.
  • They tend are very faithful. 

ENFP

  •  ENTPs are warm and enthusiastic
  • They are empathetic and caring
  • ENTP individuals have strong people skills
  •  They are fun and spontaneous
  • They are also highly creative
  • ENTPs feel like they always need approval from others
  • They are disorganized individuals
  • Easily get stressed out
  • ENTPs can be overly emotional
  • They do a lot of overthinking
  • They struggle to follow rules

ISTJ

●     They are good managers

●     They are strong-willed

●     They are loyal

●     They are hardworking.

●     Follow rules and protocols

●     Can easily apply themselves in any situation

●     They are stubbornly resistant to change.

●     They are insensitive to people’s feelings.

●     They are cold and emotionally detached.

●     They can be very judgmental

●     They do not like teamwork

List of Famous Prominent INTJs Personalities

  • Chester A. Arthur,  the former United States President 
  • Woodrow Wilson, the former United States President  
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower, the former United States President   
  • John F. Kennedy, the former United States President  
  • Thomas Jefferson, the  former United States President  
  • James K. Polk, the former United States President   
  • Calvin Coolidge, the former United States President  
  • Al Gore, US Senator, and Vice President,
  • Colin Powell, US general and secretary of state
  • Hillary Clinton, US Senator and secretary of state
  • Donald Rumsfeld, US secretary of defense.
  • Julia Gillard, Australian prime minister.
  • Abigail Adams, US First Lady.
  • Susan B. Anthony, early feminist leader.
  • C. Everett Koop, US surgeon general.
  • Michael Dukakis, governor of Massachusetts and presidential candidate.
  • Vladimir Lenin, Russian revolutionary.
  • Augustus Caesar, Emperor of Rome.
  • Hannibal Barca, Carthinagian genera
  • Lance Armstrong, US cyclist. source: intjcentral.com
  • Arthur Ashe, US tennis player. source: intjcentral.com
  • Martina Navratilova, Czech/US tennis player
  • Ivan Lendl, Czech/US tennis player
  • Orel Hershisher, US pitcher
  • Bill Belichick, NFL coach
  • Nick Saban, US coach, University of Alabama
  • Tom Kite, US golfer
  • Bobby Fischer, US chess grandmaster
  • Isaac Newton, English physicist. 
  • Stephen Hawking, English astrophysicist. 
  • Nikola Tesla, Serbian physicist, and inventor. 
  • Charles Darwin, English biologist.
  • John Nash, US mathematician. 
  • John Maynard Keynes, US economist. 
  • Lise Meitner, Austrian physicist. source
  • Norbert Wiener, US mathematician.

Conclusion

This blog answered the question, “What personality type is the best match for an INTJ female?”. It outlined the strengths and weaknesses of an INTJ, briefly described an INTJ in a relationship, and outlined the personalities that pair well with the INTJ, additionally a list of prominent INTjs was given.

The personalities that pair well with the INTJ female are:

  • INTP
  • ENFP
  • ISTJ

Frequently Asked Questions: What personality type is the best match for an INTJ female?

Who are INTJs most attracted to?

INTJs are mostly attracted to fun, outgoing and intuitive people who value logic and are smart enough to understand their theories.

How smart are INTJs?

Yes, INTJs are smart because they are very analytical and easily grasp concepts. They are always keen to learn and absorb new knowledge.

Are INTJs good at math?

Yes, INTJs are good at mathematics. This is because they can easily figure out mathematical patterns and formulas and apply them in theory.

Are INTJ good liars?

No, INTJS are not good liars and they greatly dislike dishonesty. Lies can easily complicate their peaceful and orderly lives.

What MBTI has the highest IQ?

All intuition dominant personalities have a very high IQ. These are the INTJ, INFJ, ENTP, and ENFP and they score very high on IQ tests. On top of that, the thinking dominants INTP and ENTJ also score higher than average on IQ tests.

Why are INTJs villains?

Most villainous characters are INTJs as they have a relentless drive for excellence. INTJs are unmatched strategists who can execute and have the ability to strategize and execute plans almost flawlessly. This makes an INTJ the perfect villain.

References

Isabel   Briggs Myers, (2015), Introduction to Type, CPP. PDF 

Rajagopalan & Guruswami, (2015), “Relationship between Personality Traits and the Psychological Biases of Retail Investors – An Empirical Study”, Vidyasagar University Journal of Commerce, Vol. 20. PDF

Richard Bentall, (2003), Madness Explained: psychosis and human nature, Penguin, London. PDF

Divya is currently a Clinical Psychology Trainee in a Master of Philosophy program and holds a Master’s in clinical psychology. She has a special interest in Personality studies and disorders, having researched the subject before, and Neuropsychology; with an additional interest being Mood disorders. She likes to write about Psychiatric issues, having worked in multiple specialty setups during her time as a clinical psychology student, and in her free time she likes to cook and read.