ENFP: the Advocate
ENFPs are introspective, values-oriented, inspiring, social and extremely expressive. They actively send their thoughts and ideas out into the world as a way to bring attention to what they feel to be important, which often has to do with ethics and current events. ENFPs are natural advocates, attracting people to themselves and their cause with excellent people skills, warmth, energy and positivity. ENFPs are described as creative, resourceful, assertive, spontaneous, life-loving, charismatic, passionate and experimental.
- Good communication skills.
- Very perceptive about people’s thoughts and motives.
- Motivational, inspirational; bring out the best in others.
- Warmly affectionate and affirming.
- Fun to be with - lively sense of humour, dramatic, energetic, optimistic.
- Strive for “win-win” situations.
- Driven to meet other’s needs.
- Usually loyal and dedicated.
- Tendency to be smothering.
- Their enthusiasm may lead them to be unrealistic.
- Uninterested in dealing with “mundane” matters such as cleaning, paying bills, etc.
- Hold onto bad relationships long after they’ve turned bad.
- Extreme dislike of conflict and criticism.
- Don’t pay attention to their own needs.
- Constant quest for the perfect relationship may make them change relationships frequently.
- May become bored easily.
- Have difficulty scolding or punishing others.