Rather, this is the story of how I met the man who introduced me to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

No, this is not the story of how I met my husband—he comes years later.

Each individual falls somewhere on a spectrum for each of these four functions.

On one hand, it can be absolutely fascinating to analyze personality quirks and categorize all your friends and family.

So the ISTJ thing definitely wasn't a deal breaker, I told myself.

And it didn't seem to be…until he disappeared a week later without explanation.

When it comes to your romantic life, your propensity toward frank honesty and subsequent disregard for the more sentimental flirtations that come along with the dating game are your biggest weaknesses.

You are by no means forward when it comes to the dating game.

You often wait for your partner to make the first move.

But you let your natural intellect shine through in the way you flirt with plenty of clever wordplay and games.

Was it fair of me then to blame it partly on his Myers-Briggs type? ) , I determined some types better complemented mine.

The INFP was specifically called out as a strong match.

On the other hand, that’s just it: you’re categorizing people into neat little boxes, and a misguided adherence to it can backfire.