All other things being equal, two types with the same Feeling orientation are going to have an easier time communicating than two types with the opposite.
In other words, an ENTP is probably going to find it easier to get on the same page, Feeling-wise, with an ESTP or ISFJ, as opposed to an ESTJ or ISFP.
Meanwhile, a latent function is one that is consciously intended, but that, nonetheless, has a beneficial effect on society.
Contrasting with both manifest and latent functions are dysfunctions, which are a type of unintended outcome that is harmful in nature. The text—ranked the third most important sociological book of the 20th century by the International Sociological Association—also contains other theories by Merton that made him famous within the discipline, including the concepts of reference groups and self-fulfilling prophecy.
Regardless of our four-letter type, we all have a Feeling function somewhere in our function order; FJ and TP types have Extroverted Feeling (Fe) while TJ and FP types have Introverted Feeling (Fi).By Raja Burrows First things first: There is no magic formula for finding the perfect mate.There are a million factors that go into whether two people are compatible or not that have nothing to do with personality type.The reason is that an Fe user experiences and judges sentiment on the basis of external parameters; as “belonging to the group.” Fe is willing to downplay the individual’s own sentiments in deference to the sentiments of the other people involved.An Fi user, on the other hand, experiences his personal sentiments in a much more subjective, individualized way.Webster’s states that courting is “to engage in social activities leading to engagement and marriage.” Most would reply, “But isn’t that dating? Courting is a separate but important and intricate part of the process pointing toward and leading to marriage.