INFJ vs INFP

Psyphics

Some people cannot decide if they are INFP or INFJ. Both types are idealists and seem similar on a superficial level, so it is common for INFPs to mistype as INFJs and vice versa.

Reasons for Indecision

Low J or P Scores

The official MBTI score report presents a continuum between the four dichotomies.

I/E – Introversion – Extraversion

N/S – Intuition – Sensing

F/T – Feeling – Thinking

P/T – Perceiving – Judging

In addition to showing your preferences (INFP or INFJ), it displays a numeric value that indicates the strength of the preference. 100% showing definite preference, 0% showing no clear preference. This leads to the common misconception that the dichotomies are traits, meaning a person with a high F has a low T or a person with a high J has a low P. The numbers do not measure how much of a judger or a perceiver…

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