Focusing much of their energy on their complex inner worlds, they keep their external worlds simple. Relationships between them and their partners are honest and uncomplicated.Despite the simplicity of their external worlds, they have a level of depth and passion about their romantic relationships that may not be apparent.The former will likely worsen the conflict, especially with Feeling types who simply wish to feel supported and loved in those kinds of situations. INTPs are most suitable with those that are logical and decisive, who do not require emotional reinforcement or expectations that the INTP deems irrational.INTPs who have found their niche can be charming and witty, albeit with a disregard for social norms.During a Relationship INTPs take their commitments to relationships seriously and are very loyal to their partners.Before a Relationship INTPs tend to enter the dating realm relatively later because of their preoccupation with their rich inner worlds and their lack of conformity in social realms.
While some may be acutely aware of their partner's emotional needs, their response may be delayed, off-the-mark, or over-analytical.
Likewise, INTPs may be deeply in love with their partners but unable to express their feelings effectively.