They are both introverted processes after all, and require some measure of introspection.
Add to that, INFJs and INFPs are two of the personality types most interested in personality psychology, so an incomplete understanding of how these two types are differentiated can cause a lot of personal frustration (not to mention internet arguments!
) This article is intended to be a deep-dive, side-by-side comparison of their similarities and differences.
Already, there’s a major difference in how these two types see the world.
INFJs are leading with an intuitive, learning process and INFPs are leading with a feeling, decision-making process.
Authenticity needs to be able to register how something is feeling viscerally, and often an INFP won’t know the right decision to make until after they’ve made it.