If You Have These 12 Characteristics, You Belong To The Most Carefree ISFP Personality Type

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Once in a while, you’ll meet someone who just radiates amazing vibes, even though they don’t say much. They are the ones who tend to be the kindest people out there and typically are seen as natural parents. They’re relaxed, carefree, and have a quietly artistic vibe to them.

For the Myers-Briggs types, the ISFP personality has some of the most mellow people out there.

What personality is ISFP?

ISFP stands for Introversion, Sensing, Feeling, and Perception — the four traits and personality patterns that make these quiet people so amazingly fun to be with.

They are the quiet friend everyone needs, and often remain some of the best spouses you can get, too. ISFPs like action rather than words when it comes to life.

How rare is ISFP?

It's not rare at all. In fact, it's one of the most common Myers-Briggs personality types, making up almost 14% of the population.

Wondering if you’re an ISFP, or if the person you’re dating is one?

These ISFP personality traits suggest your suspicions might be right.

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ISFP Strengths:

1. Empathetic

If nothing else, ISFPs are incredibly empathetic people who have little problem putting themselves in other peoples’ shoes. They are soft, gentle folks who often will be sympathetic to others, even when the sympathy is not necessarily deserved.

2. Free-spirited

In many ways, ISFPs are the perfect example of a hippie personality type. They are kind, gentle people who are known for having open minds, open hearts, and free spirits.

Even if they’re quiet, their strong aesthetic of mellow and loving vibes are hard to miss. ISFPs live a very "good vibes only" life.

3. Open-minded

ISFPs are not control-freaks by any means of the word.

Rather, they love the idea of letting each person live life the way they want to. They’re chill like that.

4. Relaxed

Though it isn’t totally impossible, it’s exceedingly rare that you’ll see ISFPs have panic attacks or get easily stressed out. They are notoriously relaxed people who typically only get stressed under extreme circumstances or if someone around them is stressed.

If they see a stressed person, ISFPs tend to do what they can to make them relax.

5. Quiet

Though they always find a way to make a statement, ISFPs are typically very quiet. Quiet doesn’t mean that they don’t have anything to say; it means that they would rather just chill out.

6. Artistic

Few personalities in the Myers-Briggs types are as adept at being creative as ISFPs. That’s why a lot of ISFPs make a living in arts like graphic design, painting, pottery, and video editing.

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ISFP Weaknesses:

1. Ambivert

ISFPs place a high value on people but also get drained by being around them for too long. They love having friends, but can’t handle too much time out and need their personal space. 

As a result, people of the ISFP personality type have a tendency to love people as long as they are at a distance.

2. Shy

ISFPs have introverted tendencies, yes, but they also have a slight tendency to have a shy streak about them.

If you blush around your crush, have a hard time figuring out what to say around them, and fumble over your words, you might be a shyer ISFP.

3. Confused

ISFPs are the physical embodiment of the phrase, “Still waters run deep.” They often have floods of thoughts and emotions that can be confusing, upsetting, or downright strange.

As a result, they tend to struggle a great deal with themselves when it comes to figuring out whether they should listen to the words and feelings that go through their minds every moment. All this struggle never seems to really show on the surface, though, so most would never guess it.

4. Distracted

Attention spans are not something that ISFPs are known for having. They tend to be easily distracted and might even have been written up in school for being unwilling to pay attention.

5. Sensitive

ISFPs do not take well to criticism, nor do they fare any better when it comes to people threatening their values. As sensitive souls, ISFPs tend to need a lot of encouragement — and if they’re criticized, it cuts them like a knife.

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6. Easily Influenced

If you’re an ISFP, your environment matters way more than you want to admit. A place that’s too noisy, too quiet, or even just doesn’t have the right kind of people will immediately throw you off. As a result, the environment tends to be one of the key things ISFPs should look for when they are trying to seek out jobs.

Best Careers for ISFP

ISFPs want to feel personally engaged with their work, typically enjoy hands-on activities, and are satisfied with tangible results. ISFPs ideal job will let them see their hard work and feel significant to them.

Some examples are Fashion/interior designers, chefs, preschool teachers, Massage Therapists, and Office Managers.

ISFPs in Relationships

ISFPs usually find themselves in relationships for no reason. These people frequently will find themselves in relationships with bad people, wondering how they got there.

More often than not, it’s their idealistic nature and desire to give others a chance that gets them there. That’s why ISFPs are often called the “hopeless romantics” of the Myers-Briggs world.

ISFPs are passionate and experience emotions on a very deep level. Therefore, when it comes to falling in love, it's often fast and intensive.

Are ISFP good in bed?

The answer will surprise most because ISFPs are usually considered very shy and private people. However, get them into the bedroom, and their whole demeanor changes.

ISFPs have passionate and sometimes even wild sexual energies, especially if they are with the right partner. Their sexual interactions are very sensual and confident which is something many don't expect from them making it a wonderful surprise for their partners.

Who Should an ISFP marry?

ISFP is most compatible with ESFPs, ISTPs, and ISFJs; however, ISFP's natural partner is someone of the ESFJ personality type. This is because they have the opposite attract with one being introverted and the other extroverted, but they are similar in how they perceived the world through feeling and sensing.

Famous ISFPs you may know.

1. Prince

2. Britney Spears

3. Rihanna

4. Frank Ocean

5. Marilyn Monroe

6. Lady Gaga

7. Paris Hilton

8. Ryan Gosling

9. Jessica Alba

10. Brad Pitt

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Ossiana Tepfenhart is a Jack-of-all-trades writer based out of Red Bank, New Jersey. When she's not writing, she's drinking red wine and chilling with some cool cats. You can follow her @bluntandwitty on Twitter.