Introverted iNtuitive Feeling Perceiving

Personality traits of INFP:

  • Strong personal values.
  • Feels deeply. Personalizes everything.
  • Require inner harmony.
  • Idealistic
  • Considered a dreamer.
  • Easily empathize with others. Sometimes too much for their own good.
  • May be slow to make new friends.
  • Appear detached, when they are anything but that.
  • Slow to open up and reveal themselves.
  • Conflict, whether they are part of it, or simply observing it, causes anxiety.
  • Soft spoken.
  • Enjoy reading. Prefer fiction.
  • Often run late.

What Parents need to know about INFP children:

  • Offer constant love and reassurance. They will become moody and negative without it.
  • Try not to argue in front of your INFP children. Conflict causes anxiety.
  • Offer them private opportunities to express themselves. They are unlikely to do so in the company of others.
  • Provide one on one play dates that don’t involve aggression or rough play.
  • Need quiet and alone time to process information.
  • Offer them time to reflect before being asked to speak to new information.
  • They are more likely to have one best friend, then a group of friends.
  • Be cautious about yelling or speaking harshly. They are deeply hurt by both.
  • Influence by validating their feelings and partnering with them in developing solutions.

Now that you’ve taken the personality type assessment for your child, read on to understand their preferred learning style.

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