Advocate

INFJ / Cancer

Advocate (INFJ) - CANCER

Who is an Advocate (INFJ)?

Advocates are individuals with the Introverted, Intuitive, Feeling and Judging personality traits. They tend to be gentle, complex and intuitive people who enjoy expressing themselves both artistically and creatively. Highly observant of their surroundings, advocates are extremely skillful at reading and understanding other people.

These people are extremely selective with their crew. Call them perceptive or downright psychic, but Advocate/Cancer know within seconds if someone is authentic and worth befriending. They prefer to have a few lifelong friends rather than a crowd of acquaintances. Arguably the best listeners, loyal Advocate/Cancers are a lockbox of your deepest secrets. They’ll support you through a breakup, help you delete your ex’s number and leap to your defense if anyone has a problem with it. They may see helping others as their purpose in life. They are troubled by injustice, and they typically care more about altruism than personal gain. As a result, Advocate/Cancers tend to step in when they see someone facing unfairness or hardship. Many people with this personality type also aspire to fix society’s deeper problems, in the hope that unfairness and hardship can become things of the past.

They have uncanny insight into people and situations. They get "feelings" about things and intuitively understand them. As an extreme example, some Advocate/Cancers report experiences of a psychic nature, such as getting strong feelings about there being a problem with a loved one, and discovering later that they were in a car accident. This is the sort of thing that other types may scorn and scoff at, and they themselves don’t really understand their intuition at a level which can be verbalized. Consequently, most of them are protective of their inner selves, sharing only what they choose to share when they choose to share it. They are deep, complex individuals, who are quite private and typically difficult to understand. They hold back part of themselves, and can be secretive.

Respect and devotion is very important to Advocate/Cancers. They are typically not outlandish or crude at all. Their love style is one of steady quietness that is very appealing long term. Their current in their river of passion runs deep and swift. They make excellent parents as well, bringing their own brand of sensitive parenting to the mix which likely enhances their partners ways. An Advocate/ Cancer in love is sensitive. Easy to talk to, they are very empathetic and their sensitivity They are also very protective of their loved ones and can easily be misunderstood in motive. They simply want their loved one to be okay and are willing to shift their own life around dramatically to ensure the well-being of the relationship. When they find their match, you will be treated with respect, kindness and deep love. Advocate/Cancer personalities tend to be in touch with their core values, so they care about compatibility as well as surface-level attraction. This can help them avoid matches that aren’t founded on authenticity or shared principles. Once they do find a suitable relationship, they rarely take it for granted. Instead, they tend to look for ways to grow as individuals and strengthen their connection with their partner.

Some people are visionaries while others are down-to-earth problem solvers, but the Advocate/Cancers manage to straddle the line between both identities—and they usually succeed masterfully. They are insightful thinkers who see through situations and people effectively and enjoy developing practical strategies for action. You might expect them to show compassion—but what sets them apart is that their empathy comes with a sharp intuitive edge. They are quick to recognize worry and unhappiness in friends and loved ones, even when outward signs of distress are not visible to others. These people are uniquely capable of detecting unspoken and unacknowledged suffering, and are called into action by their instinctive ability to see beneath the surface.

Strengths

Loyal

Kind

Intuitive

Weaknesses

Hard to get to know

Dependent

Moody