You Should Date An INTP

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If you like intense conversations about current issues, politics, ideas and culture, you should date an INTP.

If you want someone interested in culture and the arts, science and technology, someone who will take you to exhibitions and introduce you to art things you never knew about, you should date an INTP.

An INTP lives for ideas and probing conversation, and instead of talking over you actually listens when you speak. This can be such a refreshing change of pace, especially if you’re used to dating assholes who always have all the answers and never let you get a word in edge-wise.

An INTP will nourish your creative soul.

You should date an INTP because s/he will know how to get you out of social engagements you weren’t really interested in anyway.

Always easy going, never demanding, an INTP will say, “I don’t know, what do you think?” when asked if you want to stay in tonight or go to that big birthday party. And that’s your chance to admit that actually you’d rather just stay in. The INTP will agree with you.

You should date an INTP because they are loyal.

When they like you, they like you. You can trust that they’re not faking it, or stringing you along, or leading you on or messing around with other people because it’s hard for them to make new relationships with people. For an INTP, personal relationships are everything and it would just be too much work to be loyal to loads of different people.

If what you’re hungry for in your relationship is someone in touch with their emotions, you should date an INTP. An INTP feels emotions very strongly.

That said, an INTP might be in love with you and will feel an deep emotional connection to you but might be too afraid to say something. There’s fear you don’t feel the same or fear that telling you would make you flee. The emotions are there but they’re too afraid to come clean.

So they stay quiet.

An INTP is not going to tie you down because they have no desire to control you.

They will never ask where you were last night, they will never sneak through your text messages but they will leave you to be your own person. Everyone has their flaws. Nobody is ever perfect. But an INTP has already come to terms with your flaws and accepts you for who you are already, not who they wish you were.

An INTP understands that relationships aren’t about having a “better half” or “someone to complete you.” They’re about two already whole, awesome-ass people coming together and exploring life together.

You should date an INTP because they are not demanding. They are easy going, calm, and generally go with the flow. They’re not huge divas who make a scene when they don’t get their way, or who pout extensively when they don’t get what they want, and they definitely won’t pick a fight with you over something really dumb.

But above all else you should date an INTP because they are fun to be around. They love trying new things and enjoying the pleasures of being around you.

Plus, an INTP is usually absent-minded and that will be sort of cute. TC mark

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