The passionate and idealistic INFP woman is your good girl, with the urge to help everyone. Sometimes she looks very calm and reserved, but the truth is that she has a flame inside her that turns her into a fountain of inspiration and joy.

If you are dating an INFP woman, you know that she knows how to express herself without any problems and she reveals her beauty in a very special way—probably through metaphors. You find her a bit confusing at times, but she brings compassion, kindness and beauty into your world like no other girl could ever do.

To make understanding her just a bit easier, here are some traits that INFP women have:

1. Creative

INFP women use their imagination to make everything into works of art and she is probably a painter or writer. She needs to express her creativity just like you need to breathe. This trait can also be seen in her cooking or any other activity that requires her imagination.

2. Hard-working

Although other personality types might back down when life gets tough, the INFP woman stays and fights to the end. She won’t leave anything half-done. Knowing that what she does has meaning and a purpose, that it can bring joy to someone, are also huge motivators for the INFP woman.

3. Open-minded

An INFP woman hates rules, and she usually rebels against anything that has a ‘right’ way to be done. She might go around all the usual rules and ways of doing something and she does it her own way. As long as her own ideals and ideas are not taken into question, she will support others in doing what they think is right.

4. Passionate

When something captures her attention, she goes right after it. Or if she has an idea for an upcoming project, you better not stand in her way. The INFP woman also loves to give a hand to causes that she believes in. She might stay off the stage because of her shyness but that doesn’t mean that she won’t be fully involved in making something happen.

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5. Values harmony

She doesn’t really care about having the upper hand in a relationship or having power over others. She needs everyone to feel safe and heard, so the INFP woman tends to prefer a democratic approach to everything.

6. Too idealistic

I don’t know if this one is good or bad. She is idealistic to the point where she forgets that there is still evil out there in the world. She idealizes her partner, forgetting that no one is perfect. The INFP woman also has an unbelievable amount of optimism, which can’t be found in other personality types.

7. Takes everything too personally

The INFP woman tries to avoid conflict because she believes that conflict always leads to someone getting hurt. She doesn’t want to hurt anyone, just like she avoids being hurt herself. She can’t take criticism and feedback, because she automatically might think that the person talking to her doesn’t like her.

8. Difficult to get to know

Admit that you had a hard time getting her to talk to you about herself. She looked very reserved at the beginning and things haven’t really changed with the passing of time. She is simply cautious about whether she can trust you or not and also she likes to get to ask questions to make you feel important more than she likes to talk about herself.

9. A healer of emotional wounds

The INFP woman cares deeply about the inner emotional lives of other people and she can’t stand if someone isn’t feeling well. She will do anything in her power to make everyone happy. And she succeeds. She succeeds because of her deep understanding of emotions and because of her ability to put herself in other people’s shoes.

10. Can’t take just any job

Because of the fact that she isn’t drawn to money or a career status, it’s very hard for her to fit into society’s picture of success. She wants there to be meaning in everything she does. Also, she likes to work alone and has her own procedures in the making of a project. The INFP woman gets frustrated and bored if she has an office job that has strict rules, so she tends to escape those kinds of jobs.

How to date an INFP woman

We have shown you the traits of an INFP woman and although it may look like it, she is not hard to love. You might find her imagination and emotions confusing at times, but she is very lovable. To make it easier for you, here are some tips and tricks on loving an INFP woman:

 

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1. The people in her life must share her values

She supports your values and individuality, as long as her own aren’t questioned. She chooses her romantic partner carefully, as not everyone can come into her life and stay there. The INFP woman looks for a partner with the same or similar values as hers. This is because of the amount of emotional intimacy she wants in a relationship.

2. She wants someone loyal

To be honest, everyone wants a loyal partner. But the INFP woman won’t ever cheat on you, because she values your emotions and she doesn’t want to hurt you. So if you cheat on her or leave her for another woman, you will break her heart and it will be very hard for her to get over you.

3. Creative expression is like air for her

The INFP woman needs her alone time with her books and she probably plays an instrument or paints. She loves expressing herself in creative ways. You might look at her as a time-waster, but it’s something she values a lot, so be supportive and don’t judge her for her need of art.

4. She will value your happiness more than her own

She loves to make other people happy and that’s why she sometimes forgets about her own happiness. Make sure to balance things out; show her kindness and compassion if she had a rough day, make her feel special and show her that she doesn’t have to do much to make your relationship work.

5. Show her that you love her all the time

Verbally. Physically. In every single way possible—show her that you love her! Kiss her gently and look her in the eyes to make it even more intimate. Show her that you care about the way she is feeling and express your own feelings to her. Make her feel loved and she will return the favor.

INFP Women: 10 Traits And How To Date One