Sympathy is feeling pity for someone or understanding their feelings, but not necessarily feeling what they're going through. But as my exploration of self discovery has continued, I've now learned to embrace those innate curiosities and intuitive drive that makes me tic. When a conflict does arise, this persona may have a profound emotional reaction. We love to please others, especially youthe one we adore. To be able to be our overly emotional selves INFPs are emotional people. This makes the unavoidable conflict of being in a relationship difficult because it hurts us not only to be hurt but also to see our partners hurt and know that we are the culprits. While they are extremely demanding of themselves, they have high expectations of their partners as well.
Do I text him when I get home?
INFP Relationships, Love, & Compatibility
I had the same exact thoughts. It's more distant but not visceral, as empathy may be. I used to see my emotions as weakness but through learning and experience I have been able to balance feeling and thinking appropriately. Our creative process also requires isolation so we can form new thoughts and ideas. Never short on imagination, Mediators dream of the perfect relationship, forming an image of this pedestalled ideal that is their soul mate, playing and replaying scenarios in their heads of how things will be.