ENFP and INFP Compatibility

Navigating a Dynamic and Rewarding Partnership

Mark Randall Havens
3 min readMar 27


Despite their differences in extraversion and introversion, ENFPs and INFPs can create a fulfilling partnership based on shared values and a deep understanding of each other’s emotions.
Open communication and understanding are key to navigating the differences between ENFPs and INFPs in a relationship. Photo by Ronny Sison on Unsplash.

As an INFP, you prioritize emotional connection and understanding in your relationships. If you’re considering a relationship with an ENFP, you may be wondering if your differences in personality will hinder your compatibility. However, by understanding each other’s unique perspectives, shared values, and potential challenges, an ENFP-INFP relationship can be dynamic and rewarding. In this article, we’ll explore the strengths of this partnership, potential challenges, and how to ensure a successful relationship between these two types.


As an INFP, you may be considering a relationship with an ENFP and wondering if you two can form a healthy, compatible partnership. While ENFPs and INFPs share similar preferences for intuition, feeling, and perceiving, they differ in their preference for extraversion and introversion. ENFPs are outgoing and social, while INFPs are more introspective and reserved. Despite these differences, a relationship between an ENFP and INFP can be fulfilling and rewarding, with both partners learning from each other’s unique perspectives and finding balance in their shared values and goals.

Strengths of the ENFP-INFP Relationship

One of the biggest strengths of an ENFP-INFP relationship is their shared values and deep understanding of each other’s emotions. Both types have a natural ability to connect on a deep level and share a passion for exploring new ideas and experiences. They are both driven by their emotions and have a strong sense of empathy for others. Together, they share a strong sense of purpose and a desire to make a positive impact on the world.

Navigating Potential Challenges

  1. Socializing: ENFPs enjoy socializing and meeting new people, while INFPs may prefer a more intimate and reserved setting. Open communication and compromise can help balance the needs of both partners in social situations.
  2. Decision-making: Both ENFPs and INFPs can sometimes struggle with decision-making. Communicating preferences and values, setting deadlines, and committing to follow-through can help overcome this challenge.



Mark Randall Havens

Join his journey of healing and self-discovery through his work as director of COPARENT and leader of the Dallas Maker Community.