LOVE IS: Finding someone with whom they can share a faithful, loyal and affectionate attachment.
FALLS IN LOVE: Imaginatively. ENFPs can feel love and affection that is almost childlike in its purity.
FALLS OUT OF LOVE: Will be slow to leave a relationship into which they have put so much energy. But when they fall out of love, they rebound quickly.
INTIMACY: Creative playful and affectionate lovers who whole-heartedly embrace the opportunity for closeness with their mates.
COMMITMENT: Seeks a lifelong, committed relationship. ENFPs approach their intimate relationships quite seriously.
MOST SATISFIED WITH: A partner who supports their creativity and caring, and who expresses appreciation for their unique qualities openly and often.
The ENFP is warm, encouraging and emotionally engaged. ENFPs connect with others by sharing their feelings and experiences. They are expressive with their mates and want their mates to share openly with them. ENFPs place great importance on personal development. ENFPs can be guarded when it comes to their deepest feelings. When conflict arises, the ENFP can sometimes withdraw, therefore ENFPs need a supportive partner to help them express any hurt feelings.
The ideal mate for an ENFP supports their creativity and caring, and expresses appreciation for the ENFP's unique qualities openly and often.
Takes their commitments very seriously
Deeply loyal and faithful to their partners
Have a strong awareness of the health of the relationship
Playful, caring and affectionate lovers
Energetic, sparkling and fun to be around.
May withdraw in hurt form conflict rather than attempt to resolve isues
Can be guarded when it comes to their deepest feelings.
He never lacks for female companionship. Women seek him out because he's cheerful and believes in them. His tendency has been to have very intense relationships which burn out quickly.
He's decided that it's probably best to date casually to avoid flash-in-the-pan romances. PJ figures he'll eventually settle down and have a family but, for now, he enjoys the experience of femininity in many different forms.
She has always found that men are attracted to her. She has had quite a few serious romances. As soon as she realizes that they are both attracted to each other, Arianna has whole-heartedly thrown herself into the relationship, later discovering that they aren't suited to each other at all. Then she forced herself to slow down and take time to get to know the other person. She's been dating her current boyfriend for two years. He has been a steadying influence on her.
Male and female ENFP relationship portraits from Please Understand Me: Temperament, Character, Intelligence by Dr David Keirsey
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References: Murray State University, Profound Knowledge Products, My Personality, Personality Desk, Personality Page and David Markley. Also various works by: Paul Tieger and Barbara Barron-Tieger, Otto Kroeger and Janet M. Thuesen, Florence Littauer, Alexander Avila and Naomi and Alan Quenk.