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Myers and Briggs Personality Types: ENFP Profile

Updated on January 23, 2013

ENFP Population

Total: 7%

Men: 6%

Women: 8%

ENFP Relationships

Friend: INFJ

Lover: ISTP

Enemy: ESTP

ENFP Overview

ENFPs are very expressive and social people. ENFPs are inpiring people who are driven by their value system. The ENFP is an activist at heart and naturally seeks to inspire others. They strive to bring attention to their personal beleifs and ideas that they feel are important. Often times they want to bring attention to current events or ethical questions in today's world as well.

ENFPs want to stand up for something important and they do this by encouraging and motivating others to do the same. ENFPs are warm, energetic and positive people. They will often times use their creativity, charisma and passion to attract people to them or to their current cause. The ENFP is a talkative and assertive person who cares very much about the people around them..


ENFP Weaknesses

  • ENFPs dislike conflict and any kind of criticism.
  • They will often times forget about their own needs.
  • They can sometimes be too clingy with their friends.
  • ENFPs become bored quite easily.
  • They have a hard time disciplining others.
  • They can often times be unrealistic when they are excited about something.
  • They have a tendency to stay in bad relationships longer than they should.

ENFP Strengths

  • ENFPs make very dedicated and loyal friends.
  • They are naturally inspiring or motivating.
  • ENFPs are warm people.
  • They are fun people to be around since they are optimistic and energetic.
  • They are driven to make others happy.
  • ENFPs are excellent communicators.
  • They are good at reading what others might be feeling or thinking.

Fictional Character with ENFP Personality

Ariel the Little Mermaid is a ENFP
Ariel the Little Mermaid is a ENFP | Source

ENFP Describing Words

  • Warm
  • Spontaneous
  • Creative
  • Expressive
  • Adaptable
  • Sociable
  • Positive
  • Wild
  • Leader
  • Sensitive

Famous ENFP

Bill Cosby is a ENFP
Bill Cosby is a ENFP | Source

ENFP Careers

  • Social Worker
  • Writer
  • Nurse
  • Politician
  • Editor
  • Teacher
  • Musician
  • Counselor
  • Therapist
  • Artist
  • Actor
  • Human Resources
  • Psychologist
  • Journalist
  • Painter
  • Nutritionist

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