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PHQ | QUESTIONS FROM COMMUNITY: In this episode, Joel and Antonia answer a listener question about better communication between his ENTJ stepmom and INFJ girlfriend.

In this podcast you’ll find:

  • There may be more dynamics involved here than just type.
  • Type may just be a node in the system.
  • Antonia’s brother (ENTJ) always got along well with his INFJ mother. In fact, he married an INFJ.
  • The male/female equation may make a difference.
  • NJs can have great conversations.
  • Not a lot of rifts between Te/Fe because both valued hard work and efficiency.
  • Antonia’s mom isn’t the type of INFJ that withholds info. She’s very forthcoming. Transparent.
  • She will cause rifts if the truth is necessary.
  • Enneagram differences may be causing the issues.
  • The INFJ girlfriend may be of an Enneagram type that believes smoothing things over is of the utmost importance.
  • It may be necessary for her to use her introverted intuition to understand the needs of the other person.
  • If the ENTJ stepmom needs honesty, the girlfriend can grow by using her driver/copilot together to help meet the needs of the ENTJ stepmom.
  • (Assuming everyone is on their best behavior and there are not other nodes in this system of which we are not aware. )
  • Also, the ENTJ stepmom can call on her introverted intuition to recognize that the girlfriend may be struggling with communication. The stepmom can give her some space and be patient.
  • ENTJs and INFJs don’t usually have issues communicating with each other.
  • There may be different dynamics involved that are causing problems.
  • ENTJ can try to get the truth out more responsibly.
  • INFJ can be more forthcoming with the data.  

 

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  • JayJay
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    The topic of this PHQ is really interesting to me. I’m a male INFJ and my experience lines up with Antonia’s description of her mother and brother- I tend to get along really well with ENTJs. I’ve never really seen any suggestions concerning INFJ/ENTJ compatibility, but I’ve noticed it personally time and again. However, I may be an outlier because I seem to gravitate toward NTs in general.

    I had assumed a big part of it was Fe & Te generally being concerned with different things and therefore largely staying out of the other’s way- plus the shared NJ helps facilitate communication.

    As an aside- ENTJs can be excellent friends for INFJs who struggle with trying to be more direct and assertive. I’ve never met an ENTJ who doesn’t respect assertiveness- and my repeated interactions with quite a few ENTJ coworkers over the years has been assertiveness TaeBo.

    Really enjoyed the PHQ. Thanks to both of you for all the great information you continue to provide.

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