We received this as an anonymous ask, so I thought i’d turn it into an answer-a-ble post!
INFPs, whether it’s literature, tv/movies, or theatre, what genre do you like best? I prefer sci-fi/fantasy and quirky romance, and so do all the other INFPs I know. Just curious if this is something the type shares in common?
Yes. It is usual for INFP’s to “chameleon” in public.
INFJ’s and ENFP’s are also prone to doing this. Though most types “put on a face” INFP’s are amazing at ‘pretending’ and usually take it to a level in which others who do not know them personally will never know them.
It’s apparently very typical for our personality type to develop a second identity, that we in turn struggle with, sometimes even feel conflicted as though it is split personality. Every type is known for something that connects people of the type; For INFP’s we are known for having huge imaginations. (the “dreamers”)
Though it truly depends on the individual: INFP’s in history do seem to have some various anxiety issues, some of the top ones just from googling, and from looking at famous INFP’s and from multiple personality typing sites seem to be these: