“If you love soft, then you've already lost / But oh, if you love hard, you should let down your guard / And follow your heart.” Those lyrics from WZRD featuring Kid Cudi sum up what it means to be all in when it comes to romance. Some people are simply more susceptive to this pure, potent, unfiltered kind of love, and the Myers-Briggs personality types who love the hardest are the ones who tend to have some of the most passionate relationships.
This kind of all-consuming love isn’t for everyone, however, especially because it can leave you feeling emotionally exposed. But on the plus side, embracing that feeling of vulnerability with reckless abandon can allow you to find a deeper level of intimacy. So, what does it mean to love hard? For one, when you commit to someone, you give 150% of your effort to building a strong foundation. You’re more than willing to work through problems — in fact, you’ll do whatever it takes to try and smooth things over before walking away. You also may have a hard time letting go of those you love, because you pour so much of yourself into your relationships.
Knowing whether you or your boo is the type to love hard can be valuable insight, so here are a few of the Myers-Briggs personality types that typically take an all-or-nothing approach to dating.