Written By Kirsten Moodie
Here’s How You Handle Being Judged, Based on Your Personality Type
While some people don’t mind being judged by others, some become rather upset by this. Here is how you handle being judged, based on your personality type.
INFJs definitely don’t like being judged, which is why they can have such a hard time letting people in. They often put up walls to avoid getting hurt by people who misunderstand and judge them. INFJs don’t like feeling exposed to people in a way that can leave them feeling criticized by someone who simply doesn’t understand them. INFJs are deep and complex people, who truly need to be around people who can appreciate their unique and caring spirit.
ENFJs definitely don’t enjoy feeling judged by those around them, and would rather be with people who appreciate them. For the ENFJ it can make them anxious to constantly feel judged by others, since they hold themselves to rather high standards. They want the people around them to appreciate and care for them, since the ENFJ works hard to tend to the needs of others. They often strive for a sense of perfection, which is what makes being judged so difficult for the ENFJ. They often try to hide their flaws, so that people can see them as perfect.
INFPs are often used to being judged by others, and can easily brush it off when it comes to strangers. They dislike being around people who are constantly trying to judge others, and would rather avoid those individuals. For the INFP it is important to be around loved ones who appreciate them and don’t constantly try to judge them. INFPs dislike judgmental behavior and want to feel free to be themselves without constantly being criticized.
ENFPs can often handle being judged by strangers, and don’t really become offended by this. They expect that people will judge and misunderstand them, and might take this as a challenge. They will likely try to find a way to make those people like them and show them just how great they actually are. While they will take on the challenge, for ENFPs it is more important to focus on how their loved ones think of them, and want these people to admire and look up to them. They want their loved ones to appreciate them for who they are, and dislike feeling like they want to change them.
INTJs definitely don’t appreciate being judged by others, but they can easily let it slide off their backs. INTJs can often take this as a challenge to prove just how capable and intelligent they actually are. INTJs don’t mind proving people wrong, and might even enjoy letting out their competitive side. While they don’t become upset by strangers or outsiders judging them, INTJs can become bothered when their loved ones do this. They want the people close to them to appreciate who they are and what they do.
ENTJs are focused on getting things done and being as efficient as possible, which can mean they dislike having any flaws visible to others. When people judge them they can take this as a challenge, and will want to prove those people wrong. ENTJs aren’t afraid of having to overcome difficulties in life, and will face them head on. They simply dislike being judged by their loved ones, and want completely loyalty from the people close to them. For the ENTJ it is important to have people who believe in them, no matter what.
INTPs definitely don’t appreciate being judged, which is why they rarely let people see the more vulnerable side of them. INTPs can often hide themselves from others, so that they can avoid feeling judged by them. It can be frustrating for them since they simply dislike being feeling as though they have the right to place judgement on them. It is even more upsetting when the INTP lets someone in and they feel them judging them, since they want the people close to them to believe in them.
ENTPs don’t mind being judged by others, and often take it as a challenge. They don’t mind pushing themselves harder to prove people wrong, and often enjoy taking on the new experience. ENTPs aren’t afraid of people judging or misunderstanding them, and often expect that this will happen. They aren’t overly sensitive people so they aren’t likely to become upset by people they don’t know judging them. ENTPs are more bothered by their loved ones judging them, and want the people close to them to believe in who they are.
ISTJs don’t enjoy being judged but they will often take it as a challenge. They are always pushing themselves to improve and become better, and don’t become too upset when strangers judge them foolishly. ISTJs are mostly interested in how they are perceived by their superiors and their loved ones. As long as they can continue to improve in their career and make their loved ones happy, they aren’t going to be hurt by strangers judging them.
ESTJs aren’t offended when strangers judge them, and will likely just laugh at it. For them it is important to remain focused on their loved ones, and their superiors. When it comes to their work environment ESTJs want to be sure to impress everyone and continue to improve. For them it is more about being perceived a certain way so that they can advance in their careers. ESTJs are thick skinned and rarely become hurt or offended by how others view them.
ISFJs definitely dislike feeling judged by others and can become rather upset by it. They want people to see them properly, and see how much they care for others. ISFJs give to their loved ones and want to make them as happy as possible. They do whatever they can to ensure that everyone around them is cared for, and they want this to be appreciated. When the ISFJ feels judged it can be hurtful and might make them feel like they need to find a way to mend the situation.
ESFJs are giving and compassionate people, who want to make their loved ones happy. For them it is most important to know that their loved ones appreciate them and can become hurt if they feel judged by them. ESFJs want the people close to them to recognize how much they care and how much they give to others. They can become uncomfortable if they feel eyes on them and dislike the judging environment. ESFJs can easily read when people are judging them, which makes it even worse for them.
ISTPs don’t really care about being judged, and live their lives freely. They don’t want to feel held back by others and want to feel like they can do whatever they please. ISTPs realize that people are going to judge their choices, and don’t want to let that hinder them. They chose to live their lives without constantly focusing on what other people think, and would rather focus on their loved ones and themselves.
ESTPs can become upset if they feel judged, and want to find a way to impress others. They do care how people perceive them and dislike feeling like they’ve failed. ESTPs definitely dislike feeling judged and want to feel like they have impressed and pleased the people around them, especially their loved ones. They work hard to maintain a certain image, and will try to find a way to men things if someone misjudged them.
ISFPs dislike feeling judged, especially by their loved ones. They want to be around people who believe in them and see the best in them. For ISFPs being around people who constantly judge them, is honestly one of the worst things possible. They dislike judgmental behavior and prefer to let people be themselves without looking down on them for being different. ISFPs become especially hurt when their loved ones and family pass judgment on then, and can become truly hurt by this.
ESFPs definitely don’t enjoy being judged, by they often do their own thing regardless. They are independent people who prefer to do what they want in life without being held back. ESFPs don’t want to hold themselves back because people judge them, and prefer to be themselves without reservation. ESFPs care about their loved ones and want them to appreciate them for who they are, but they don’t expect strangers to constantly accept their choices.