Written By Kirsten Moodie
Here’s How Indifferent You Appear, Based On Your Personality Type
Some people are open and friendly, while others can seem a bit indifferent. Even if there are plenty of emotions boiling up inside of them, some individuals do not express this openly. Here is how indifferent you appear, based on your personality type.
INFJs are complex people, which causes them to appear different at different times. When the INFJ is distracted or wrapped up in their own thoughts, they can definitely appear indifferent to others. They likely aren’t trying to appear this way, they are simply caught up in their inner minds and aren’t really present in the moment. INFJs can also appear indifferent around people they dislike, since they don’t want to be insincere but they also don’t want to hurt their feelings. When the INFJ is around people they care for, they will be the opposite of indifferent to them, and will light up in their presence.
ENFJs are not usually seen as indifferent people, since they are warm and outgoing. ENFJs are often very friendly, even to completely strangers. They simply enjoy being able to connect with others, and love making new friends. ENFJs are social people, who strive to care for their loved ones as best they can. Since the ENFJ is so sociable and warm to others, they are rarely seen as indifferent. Most people automatically like ENFJs, and feel as though they are liked in return. They just aren’t the type of people to alienate others, and dislike hurting people’s feelings.
INFPs can sometimes appear indifferent, especially if they are distracted by their own thoughts. They are generally warm people though, and have a kind look to them. While INFPs don’t want to be viewed as mean, they can become caught up in their own inners word. When the INFP is wrapped up in their active imagination, they can seem a bit disinterested in others and their presence. The INFP will seem more distracted than aloof though, since they are often expressive people.
ENFPs are very outgoing and friendly people, who try to be social when they are in public. They are often viewed as kind and warm, especially when they are making an effort. ENFPs have a charisma and charm which draws people to their present most of the time. In most cases ENFPs appear friendly and kind, and don’t seem aloof to others. In some situations the ENFP will not to appear a bit indifferent in romantic situations, which can cause people to become confused by them. While they are friendly, they sometimes enjoy a bit of push and pull when it comes to the dating scene. They don’t want to make their feelings completely obvious, sometimes for fear of getting hurt.
INTJs definitely appear indifferent to others, which in some cases is simply because they are. INTJs are often so caught up in their own thoughts, that they seem aloof and completely uninterested in others. They have so much going on inside of their minds, and often prefer being on their own so that they can analyze information. INTJs rarely find themselves all that interested in other people, so in many cases they truly are indifferent to them. This doesn’t mean they aren’t caring people, they just can be rather picky when it comes to the people they trust and let into their hearts and lives.
ENTJs can definitely appear indifferent, especially if they are caught up in their own thoughts. When the ENTJ is focused on getting things done, they become less interested in being social and friendly. ENTJs are certainly capable of being expressive and outgoing people, it entirely depends on their mood. When the ENTJ is working on something important, they will appear extremely indifferent to others. They are logical and intelligent people, who can be a bit distant when it comes to expressing their emotions to others, which makes them seem aloof.
INTPs appear very indifferent, even to the people they care for the most. This aloof attitude is simply part of the INTPs personality, and is how they often appear to others. They are not emotionally expressive people, and often keep their feelings bottled up inside. When the INTP feels like they are being expressive and emotional, they are often seen as the opposite to others. Even when the INTP does not want to seem aloof, it is often exactly how they appear outwardly. They can have an ocean of feelings inside of them, but on the outside the INTP will likely seem indifferent.
ENTPs can seem both indifferent and friendly, depending entirely upon their current mood. When the ENTP is caught up in their own thoughts, they will often seem completely aloof to others. They are not the most emotionally expressive people, who can cause them to appear indifferent even to their loved ones. Over time many ENTPs are capable of connecting with their emotions better, and will find ways to express their feelings to the people they deem worthy of seeing them. ENTPs are logical people, who enjoy exploring possibilities in life, the fact that their minds are so active often causes them to appear indifferent.
ISTJs can definitely seem indifferent to others, especially if they are focused on something. When the ISTJ is trying to get their work done, they will be very focused on being efficient. They are not emotionally expressive people, even though they care deeply for their loved ones. Since ISTJs do not openly express their emotions, this can cause them to appear indifferent to others. This is truly just how the ISTJ seems on the outside, since they really are caring people.
ESTJs are often seem as indifferent, especially when they are focused on something. They are hardworking people who value efficiency above most other things. They are not the most emotionally expressive people, which causes the ESTJ to appear indifferent to others. Deep down they care very much for their loved ones, they just don’t show this with words or emotions and do much better expressing things in more practical ways.
ISFJs are warm and compassionate people, which makes them appear much less aloof than some other types. They don’t enjoy being indifferent, since they realize this demeanor can often hurt others feelings. ISFJs are loving people and want it to be very clear that they care for others. ISFJs do have moments where they are caught up in their own thoughts, and in those moments they might appear a bit more aloof. For the most part though, ISFJs are warm and affectionate people and it shows.
ESFJs rarely seem indifferent to others, since they are warm and outgoing people. ESFJs do not want to upset anyone and prefer to be friendly and social. They aren’t always willing to express their deepest emotions to people, but they are capable of being expressive enough to show that they care. ESFJs are certainly not aloof, especially when it comes to the people they love the most. They don’t enjoy being seen as indifferent, and want it to be clear that they care.
ISTPs are introverted and analytical people, which often causes them to appear very aloof. They are so focused on their own inner thoughts, and are not expressive about their emotions. They simply aren’t great at focusing on their feelings, or the feelings of others people. Their lack of emotional expression causes the ISTP to seem very indifferent to others. They are simply more focused on problem solving, and do enjoy having plenty of time on their own.
ESTPs definitely appear indifferent to others, especially when they are focused on something. They just aren’t the most emotionally expressive people, which can cause them to seem aloof. When the ESTP is around someone they truly care for, they can often be more open and expressive about their feelings. They still won’t be extremely emotional, but the ESTP is capable of making it clear that they are not indifferent to that person.
ISFPs are caring and friendly people, who rarely appear indifferent. They can seem a bit shy and reserved at times, especially if they are caught up in their own thoughts and feelings. Even if the ISFP seems like they are keeping to themselves, there is something kind about their demeanor which causes them not to appear aloof. They are warm and affectionate people, who enjoy being able to connect with others.
ESFPs are caring and friendly people, and this often shows outwardly. They are very expressive when it comes to their feelings, and dislike having to hold back. ESFPs are rarely seen as indifferent to others, and would have a hard time hiding their emotions in any situation. Their affectionate and warm personalities makes it rather easy for the ESFP to connect with others. They are friendly people, who would not want to hurt someone’s feelings by seeming aloof.