So the ISTJ thing definitely wasn't a deal breaker, I told myself.
And it didn't seem to be…until he disappeared a week later without explanation.
"Often what can happen in those relationships is one person ends up dominating in [each preference], and the other person has to flex outside of theirs," she explained.So I'd search for that, and the further someone's type was from it, the less seriously I'd take them as a love interest. But Jennifer Overbo, the director of MBTI product strategy, told me that my particular interpretation of how to use MBTI—searching for an INFP to date—was misguided."The better way to think about it is there's potential in every relationship. What repulses you might get the next average Joe all hot and bothered.Able to hold a long, meaningful conversation on pretty much any topic with pretty much any person (sparing you a lot of insufferable dinner party chit chat).