As an INFJ man myself, I’m going to share everything you need to know about INFJ dating. Whether you are a man or woman, I encourage you to put aside any preconceptions you may have and read this article all the way through. It might be a game changer for you.
To start off, it’s helpful to know if you yourself, or the INFJ you are dating is “highly sensitive.”
Be careful! This term may not mean what you think it does. “High sensitivity” refers to a special kind of physiology that about 30% of the population has. Hardly anyone knows about this, and whether you are an INFJ yourself, or dating one, it’s important to see whenever high sensitivity is at play in the relationship.
So What is High Sensitivity?
This video will give you a quick introduction to the highly sensitive person:
That video is from the course on high sensitivity here on this website. If you think you or your partner might have highly sensitive physiology, check out that course for helpful tips on understanding and managing high sensitivity.
A Note About High Sensitivity & Men
It can be particularly difficult for men with highly sensitive physiology to even look at the subject of high sensitivity. There are various reasons for this, and some men may have been wounded when they were young, being told they were “too sensitive.”
If there is a man your life, who you think might be highly sensitive, send him the video above and give him a chance to watch it. That introduction may be the beginning of an important journey for him in understanding and claiming his power and vulnerabilities as a person with highly sensitive physiology.
Dating an INFJ
Dating an INFJ (Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling, Judging) can be a deeply fulfilling experience. INFJs are known for their strong sense of empathy and their ability to connect with others on a deep, emotional level. They are also highly intuitive, and are able to pick up on subtle cues and unspoken needs in their partners. This makes them great listeners and communicators, and they are often able to provide the emotional support and understanding that their partners need.
However, dating an INFJ can also be challenging at times. INFJs are introverted, which means they need a lot of alone time to recharge. They can also be very private people, and may take a while to open up and share their innermost thoughts and feelings with their partners. Additionally, INFJs can be perfectionists and may have high expectations for themselves and their relationships. This can lead to feelings of disappointment or frustration if things don’t go as planned. Overall, dating an INFJ requires patience, understanding, and a willingness to communicate openly and honestly.
Dating an INFJ Woman
INFJ women are known for their empathy and emotional intelligence, making them great partners for deep and meaningful conversations. They are also highly intuitive and can often sense what their partners need, even before they themselves are aware of it. This can make them incredibly supportive and caring partners. INFJ women often have a strong sense of values, and they may seek a partner who shares similar beliefs and goals. They can be private people and may take time to open up, but once they trust their partner, they will be loyal and dedicated. They may also be perfectionists and may have high expectations for themselves and the relationship, so open and honest communication is key to making things work with an INFJ woman.
Dating an INFJ Man
INFJ men are known for their strong sense of empathy and their ability to connect with others on an emotional level. They have a natural ability to understand the feelings and needs of their partners and often put their loved ones before themselves. They are also highly intuitive, often able to pick up on subtle cues and unspoken needs. This makes them great listeners and communicators, providing emotional support and understanding. INFJ men are often looking for a deeper connection and tend to be on the lookout for a partner who shares similar values and goals. They can be private people and may take time to open up and share their innermost thoughts and feelings with their partners, but once they trust someone, they can be loyal and dedicated. Communication is key when dating an INFJ man, as they may have high expectations for themselves and the relationship.private people and may take time to open up, but once they trust their partner, they will be loyal and dedicated. They may also be perfectionists and may have high expectations for themselves and the relationship, so open and honest communication is key to making things work with an INFJ man.
Learning More About High Sensitivity
In addition to being an HSP dating app, GiftedConnect is a place to learn and share about the journey of high sensitively, make friends, join groups by areas of interest, and much more!
What to Expect on The Dating Site For INFJs
If you are looking to date an INFJ or are an INFJ yourself looking for people to date, GiftedConnect has a dating service. To use it, all you need to do is create a free account.
GiftedConnect is more than just a dating website for INFJs. The experience of being an empath has its roots in something called “high sensitivity.” Here’s a full article that gets into depth about being empathic and how that is related to high sensitivity.
Understanding high sensitivity is a surprisingly profound journey. Did you know that high sensitivity is an evolutionary trait found throughout the animal kingdom?
In addition to meeting other empaths and highly sensitive people, you can explore learning materials about highly sensitive physiology, psychology, self care, and other areas of interest.
You can form friendships with empaths, or date men or women who identify as empaths and/or highly sensitive. If you are a parent, you can also meet other parents of highly sensitive and gifted children.
To start dating as an INFJ, create an account and under the “Open to” section, select “dating men” or “dating women”, whichever is your preference. Then, when you are in the community, you can filter by the same settings as well as by city.