This is a discussion on Q&A about dating INTPs, and INTP dating: within the INTP Forum - The Thinkers forums, part of the NT's Temperament Forum- The Intellects category; Originally Posted by Damien you do know that INTPs often struggle putting their thoughts into words,right? what can i say, ...
Now what about moving past the awkward acquaintance zone? As an istj, I'm cluelessly crushing on an intp. I know that you all value relationships with people you know well. Any suggestions as to how to move into aa closer friendship without (me) coming off as awkward or creepy?
I guess you just have to prove that you don't have this planned-out agenda and you really just appreciate the INTP as a person. This is kind of hard to do if you are crushing hard but try not to be forceful.
Are you an INTP who wants to get somewhere romantic with a Sensor?
First of all, don't be embarrassed about it. Sensors are people, too.
Impressing with intellect is good, but you can take advantage of the Sensing preference to get that person to see you as super-hot.
A bit of the Ne disdain for Sensors? You think the Sensing is a problem between you? Turn it into a major catalyst for their attraction to you... With one simple action that is legal, respectable, and usually affordable.
Just engage the Sensor in conversation, and then say: "I've been thinking of starting to wear cologne. But there are hundreds of brands out there, and it gets to be too confusing. Are there two or three that you could recommend to me to choose from?"
People of any type love to be asked for their opinion. And the sense of smell goes beyond intellect to something primal. The Sensor would be surprised, delighted, and should either furnish some names (e.g., "I really like Eternity by Calvin Klein"), or admit that s/he likes cologne but can't think of the name off the top of his/her head.
With either answer, steel your courage and say: "Do you think you could come to [insert department store's name] with me and give me your opinion of how these smell on my skin?"
Instant date, instant conquest, instant new habit that will win you future dates should this relationship not work out.
An INTJ once won me over with Nicole Miller for Men. Just sayin'.
So what you're saying is that INTPs tend to be more cautious when it comes to choosing potential partners? That would make a lot of sense, seeing that the INTP I have been crushing on seems to SLOWLY be coming around.