Drenth In order to understand INFP relationships and dating, we must first understand their dominant function, Introverted Feeling (Fi).
In other words, we think of relationships as involving the extraversion of feelings (Fe).
Namely, when we think about relationships, we typically think of feelings flowing reciprocally between partners.
Like the INFJ, INFPs want to understand who they are and their purpose in the world.
If so, you have permission to feel special, because people who fall into this category make up only 4 percent of the population, making it a fairly rare personality type. In other words, as an INFP, you find it hard to build up the will to do something if it doesn’t correspond with your core values or what “feels right” to you. For example, sorting through a data-filled spreadsheet may fill you with dread, but writing a piece about a local charity will have you writing through the night.
As an INFP, you’re in some pretty good—and starry—company. Unless something is aligned with your inner beliefs, it can be really hard to work up the motivation to tackle it. Unfortunately, reality rarely matches up to all that your (very) imaginative mind can conjure. When asked why you can’t work up the motivation for certain things, it’s likely you won’t be able to come up with an explanation better than: “I just don’t want to…”If you don’t agree with the popular decision, you’re not the kind of person who can just go along with things (as much as you want to).
It's as though they live at the edge of a looking-glass world where mundane objects come to life, where flora and fauna take on near-human qualities.
INFP children often exhibit this in a 'Calvin and Hobbes' fashion, switching from reality to fantasy and back again. And running up after me, she caught me as I was again trying to force open the door. "Have to burst it open," said I, and was running down the entry a little, for a good start, when the landlady caught me, again vowing I should not break down her premises; but I tore from her, and with a sudden bodily rush dashed myself full against the mark.--(Melville, Of course, not all of life is rosy, and INFPs are not exempt from the same disappointments and frustrations common to humanity.